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Old 22nd December 2009, 12:21   #166
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Thanks @aks_karthik. The color & design was decided by decided by my wife. And I hope you agree, you cannot say NO to your better half.
No one in the universe dare to oppose his Better half's decision
At last,it's a matter of enjoyment with our own decision in colors and designs.
Hope,you too enjoy atmost with new addon.
Enjoy and Drive Safe
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Old 22nd December 2009, 20:46   #167
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@NutsNBolts - A speacial thanks to you. My wife saw your seat pictures and was very impressed with it. We earlier decided for black color but after seeing your pics, all got changed. Thanks to Sajith for accepting our change in color request at the last minute.
You are welcome Vinay. The actual credit must go to Sunilrj (don't see him active anymore on TBHP) and Ghostrider. It was only after seeing work on their Lineas' interior that I got the inspiration to go for Kaarlson. I think Kaarlson is offering more VFM than Stanley.
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Old 24th December 2009, 01:42   #168
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Recently one of my friend has got his optra seats done in Karlsson. Just thought of sharing the pics of the work for reference for members who are planning to get their seat done:
Picasa Web Albums - sudhir - OPTRA MAGNUM ...
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Hi, I seem to be confused about the year of manufacture. My VIN is MCA11071609013425ANZ. All the ino that I've been getting here is about 2009 cars. I'm supposed to get mine on 11 March 2010. Can someone tell me if this is a 2010 car or earlier? Many thanks.
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Hi, I seem to be confused about the year of manufacture. My VIN is MCA11071609013425ANZ. All the ino that I've been getting here is about 2009 cars. I'm supposed to get mine on 11 March 2010. Can someone tell me if this is a 2010 car or earlier? Many thanks.
Immediately put the query in technical stuff->Know your VIN thread. Wildon will help you in no time. I am getting my car on 12th and the last 3 digits are ANZ which indicates: Jan 2010 model.
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Old 22nd May 2010, 19:56   #171
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My Black beauty has gone for second servicing after 11 months & 7300km.
Final Bill = Rs. 3618.
A/C Cooling not happening. Some a/c part needs to be changed and it will take one week for the part to come. Rest everything looks good
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Hi Vinay,

Long time since there is an update from you. Can you share some details please.
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Old 25th January 2011, 00:53   #173
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Last night while coming back home, at a 90 degree right turn, my engine went off (my mistake of not using clutch properly) but what I noticed when engine went off was:
1. No power steering, so can't control the turn.
2. No power brakes, so can't stop it also.

Luckily, no one was following me or coming from other direction, so I started the engine & everything was normal again, but after coming home when I checked, I found that when switching on the ignition without starting the engine, there is no power steering. If I remember correctly, switching on the ignition without starting the engine allows to use power steering. Am I correct?

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Last night while coming back home, at a 90 degree right turn, my engine went off (my mistake of not using clutch properly) but what I noticed when engine went off was:
1. No power steering, so can't control the turn.
2. No power brakes, so can't stop it also.

Luckily, no one was following me or coming from other direction, so I started the engine & everything was normal again, but after coming home when I checked, I found that when switching on the ignition without starting the engine, there is no power steering. If I remember correctly, switching on the ignition without starting the engine allows to use power steering. Am I correct?
Good to know that nothing happened to you. Even in my Punto, the power steering does not work if I just switch on the ignition. The engine has to be running for the power steering to work. Guess it's one more thing unique to FIATs. I have an i10 whose power steering works if you just switch on the ignition. Could it be because i10 has an EPS and Punto/Linea has a HPS? Don't know.
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If I remember correctly, switching on the ignition without starting the engine allows to use power steering. Am I correct?
No power steering and brakes get power only when the engine is running .
so never switch of the engine even at downward inclines inclines.
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This is the case with any vehicle with hydraulic power stearing. Where the engine powers the hydraulics.

I feel this is one reason why the linea engine feels lethargic compared to other MJD vehicles (Swift & Desire).

Dont know the set up for breaks.
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Old 25th January 2011, 12:22   #177
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@praz, @ms001, @dsr_rpm - Thanks, not sure how come I felt that we can use steering with ignition ON. But good to know that there is nothing wrong with the car. Thanks once again. I am relieved
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