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Old 8th March 2011, 09:09   #1066
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could it also be the Mumbai traffic. My average speed is 7 kmph and it takes me about 90-100 minutes to cover a distance of 9-10 kms? Driving is done mostly in 1st and 2nd gear. Another strange thing which I felt was that the best journey rated was a 9 km run between my home to office and not the 2 way run on the e-way wherein I clocked an average of 19 kpl. Is it a bug in the system?
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could be due to the traffic. there is no bug there. it gives the best journey as one which has the best ecotrend!!
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Another strange thing which I felt was that the best journey rated was a 9 km run between my home to office and not the 2 way run on the e-way wherein I clocked an average of 19 kpl. Is it a bug in the system?
Exactly the same way I felt. I got eco index ranging from 66 to 69 during my drive on 4-laned NH between Bangalore and Chennai, whereas I get scores 70 to 72 in Bangalore bumper-to-bumper traffic!
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got a call from concorde ecr for a/c kit replacement by fiat under warranty free of cost.

have to assess the pros and cons.

guys have you replaced the a/c kit. what are the feed backs?
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got a call from concorde ecr for a/c kit replacement by fiat under warranty free of cost.

have to assess the pros and cons.

guys have you replaced the a/c kit. what are the feed backs?
I would suggest you to go for the upgrade. I got my car yesterday after the AC upgrade and the AC does cool faster. They said that they dont want to open up the dashboard for this process. The earlier fan has been replaced by a huge fan covering the entire radiator. But now I suspect whether the performance of the car has decreased after the upgrade. May be its just a feeling. The fan makes a loud sound but nothing can be heard inside. They also washed the car and has also put some polish making the car brand new. In fact I was unable to distinguish my car from the ones ready for delivery.
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got a call from concorde ecr for a/c kit replacement by fiat under warranty free of cost.

have to assess the pros and cons.

guys have you replaced the a/c kit. what are the feed backs?

I think most of petrol punto and linea owners have done the upgrade

This is for J.Ravi linea :-
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/test-d...ml#post2270918

This if for Hemanth's punto :-
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/test-d...ml#post2243805

Hope it helps .

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Old 10th March 2011, 16:05   #1072
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Couldnt leave my car as planned for A/C upgrade today. will leave it on monday

a new version of ecodrive available for update 0.9.9.2424. updating it now. have to see what changes are there. will post back

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I guess my gear changes are shown as bad since the software is for the 1.6 liter, 105 bhp MJD and not for the 1.3 L 90 bhp.
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The fan makes a loud sound but nothing can be heard inside.
Even my car makes more noise after the replacement. The bigger fan is the culprit here. But since the cooling is better I'm okay.
Also once I close the windows, nothing heard inside.
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I guess my gear changes are shown as bad since the software is for the 1.6 liter, 105 bhp MJD and not for the 1.3 L 90 bhp.
Me too feel the same for the MJD. I was rated 4.5/5 for Acceleration, Deceleration and speed but 2.5/5 for gears. Was wondering the same since the 1.6MJD is equipped with a 6speed box.
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@h14 & palio 2005, same feeling here. My eco index is just 61 and the problematic area is with the gear shifts.I believe it has to do something with 1.6 MJD settings.
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my deceleration is 3.5/5 ,my gearshift is 4.5/5, speed is also 4.5/5 and worst is acceleration which is 3/5

h12 can you give me tips on how to accelerate???


@hemanth and h14

guys you can choose punto as the car on ecodrive and then choose 1.3mjd and 90bhp. it is still working for people that way


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My eco:trend has risen to 76 . in order to rise more i have to try to drive extremely well as my eco:trend for each drive is averaging between 73 to 78
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h12 can you give me tips on how to accelerate???

@hemanth and h14

guys you can choose punto as the car on ecodrive and then choose 1.3mjd and 90bhp. it is still working for people that way

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Just ensure that your acceleration and deceleration are gradual and that you don't floor the pedal. That is what I do.

Will try to change the car to Punto 1.3 and check it the next time when I get to Coimbatore. Thanks for the info.
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Hi. I have changed the car to Punto. Let me see if there are any changes. geeash, how do you post the snapshots (I'm stupid)
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