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Old 18th March 2009, 12:50   #46
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Got a good response from TATA and VST Motors.
I have got 3 calls regarding my complaints.
VST Motors has promised me to send a Service uy to my work or home address for checking the car.
If anything has to be done only in Service centre(like lifting the car to check underbody and shocks) then i might take my car to VST Service centre in Anna Salai,Chennai.
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Hey Pals,

What is the Air pressure to be maintained in Linea wheels for comfy drive?
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Karthik i remember seeing something in the glove box on air pressure. Check.
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hey thanx,i'll check it.
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check the manuals or glovebox or doors side panels where usually air pressures settings stickers are placed.
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From Linea MJD manual :

Air Pressure
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Front Tyres
33.35867974 psi = 2.3bar

Rear Tyres
30.45792498 psi = 2.1bar
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Congrats On Your Linea...

Happy Driving..
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Old 19th March 2009, 22:12   #53
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I have almost completed 250 kms.
Current FE is vary between 14.9 to 15.7 kmpl.
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Congrats on your Car! It looks beautiful. Drive safe!
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Got first scratch :(
while parking near the hotel,a small hump which i was not aware got brushed with front bottom and remained with underbody scratches.
It's not visible easily rather you have to lean to see those scracthes
For my surprise,linea has under body protected fibre board with Front bumper which is painted in Body Color goes till the front wheel tracks.Looks really good.

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Default Faulted Anti roll bars in Front Wheels

Gone to VST motors Service Station on last saturday.
Very good response from security to the Works Manager.
They have checked my car and replaced 2 Front Anti Roll bars.
When i spoke to the Works Manager,he told,Some of the car are come with faulted Roll Bars.That batch car will be replaced with new one.
My car also came in the Batch.So i got replaced.
All Linea Owners,Please check with your service station.
seems they already knew some problem.once Customer comes with those problem they simply replaced that part.
They done a good job for small rattling issues and steeriing wheel noise.
They ripped all doors and fixed properly which was spoiled by the guys installed Sun films.
Now the car is very quiet and runs very smoothly without any rattling.
as of now i got more than 14.5 kmpl consistently.
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Hi Linea Owners,

any one knows how to shuffle CD in Linea Audio System.
Media Player is shuffled by aying 'Play anything' or Shuffle On from Settings->Mediaplayer.

Please let me know
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Congrats Karthik for wonderful car. Thats a fantastic machine.

I waited for this car for a long time but fiat postponed its launch. So finally settled for Getz crdi.
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Thanx djay.
I too booked Red GetZ Crdi and canceled after some consequence with the Dealer DSC Hyundai ,Chennai.
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Gone to VST motors Service Station on last saturday.
Very good response from security to the Works Manager.
They have checked my car and replaced 2 Front Anti Roll bars.
When i spoke to the Works Manager,he told,Some of the car are come with faulted Roll Bars.That batch car will be replaced with new one.
My car also came in the Batch.So i got replaced.
All Linea Owners,Please check with your service station.
seems they already knew some problem.once Customer comes with those problem they simply replaced that part.
They done a good job for small rattling issues and steeriing wheel noise.
They ripped all doors and fixed properly which was spoiled by the guys installed Sun films.
Now the car is very quiet and runs very smoothly without any rattling.
as of now i got more than 14.5 kmpl consistently.
I am using the 1st lot Linea MJD. Can you throw some more light on the anti roll bar replacement thing. I mean did you have problem/noise and then went to the service center or just had a visit and they told you about this probelm by themselves? I called up Fiat and spoke to a person handling service department. He told me if your car is making noise from the front suspensions than only would they be replaced. He didnt specify about the anti roll bars and I also forgot to ask him about that. Can you please let me know that are these 2 problems related or different.
Also i have some very minor noise coming out of the dash board and its audible only in the night drive and while the outside noise is to its minimum. And when i pull my car past 3000 rpm there is a very prominent noise (i guess again from the dash board). So do you face any such problem?
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