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Old 4th September 2009, 00:34   #136
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How is the sound? If its kinda "kichuk, kichuk", it could be because seat covers will be settling down.

When seat covers were installed in my Linea, for a week that kichuk kichuk sound came. 1st 2 days I was worried but then thought it'll go away when the covers settle itself & sure it went away.
The "kichuk, kichuk" is also happening but once in a while. This sound is almost consistent like "tik, tik, tik"
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The "kichuk, kichuk" is also happening but once in a while. This sound is almost consistent like "tik, tik, tik"
Check everything suggested on "Did you Know? thread on rattles & wait for 3-4 days. My logic always is to let such things die its natural death. If it does not, then get her to TASS
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Today morning before taking the car for a drive I checked the rear parcel tray, rear arm rest and adjusted (pulled it up and put it back) the sun curtain. After this the rattling sound seemed to have stopped !!!

Thanks everyone for your suggestions !!!
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Guys,
I have some questions regarding the car. Please help:
1. In the feature list it is mentioned that Linea has dual horn. How do we change the horn type?
2. The clutch has a free ply for 2-3 cms after which it gets harder (where it gets engaged). Is it ok to keep the clutch pressed within the free ply region. Because of the long clutch in Linea I am finding it difficult to release it fully in most of the seat positions.
3. In certain FM stations I hear lot of static from the ICE. I did not have this issue with my ICE in the Santro. Any setting in the Equalizer will help reduce it?
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Guys,
I have some questions regarding the car. Please help:
1. In the feature list it is mentioned that Linea has dual horn. How do we change the horn type?
2. The clutch has a free ply for 2-3 cms after which it gets harder (where it gets engaged). Is it ok to keep the clutch pressed within the free ply region. Because of the long clutch in Linea I am finding it difficult to release it fully in most of the seat positions.
3. In certain FM stations I hear lot of static from the ICE. I did not have this issue with my ICE in the Santro. Any setting in the Equalizer will help reduce it?
1. Dual horns mean- two horns. That will result in a louder horn than a single horn. It does not mean horns with two different types of pitch!
2. The clutch is hydraulic. Anyway, you're not supposed to press the clutch even a bit while normal driving.

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@firstguri Dual Horns are made of two tones .Low and High which gives the ringing effect when you press the horn button .
Cars with two horns such as Santro , Accent , SX4 , City , Civic etc .Well most are dual horn cars these days .I believe since these type of horn are more shrill and get attention of other road users easily.
Cars with single horn such as M800 , WagonR, Estilo .Mostly Maruti gives single horn .Single horns are more easy on the ears thus difficult to get other's attention using them in India.
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Went for another trip to Mysore. Visited Gosayi Ghat and Balmuri Falls (both Kaveri river). Top speed for 130kmph. Average speed was 40kmph. Mileage was 18kmpl.

Though the car was very stable at 130kmph, I was not comfortable going beyond this speed. I don't know how Satya and others are feeling comfortable at speeds of 180kmph !!!
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Though the car was very stable at 130kmph, I was not comfortable going beyond this speed. I don't know how Satya and others are feeling comfortable at speeds of 180kmph !!!
Give some more time to get fully accustomed to your car and its road dynamics. I have gone till 160 and was very very comfortable at that speed. Could have pushed more but there is no space on highways around Delhi full with trucks

Hope you are enjoying the car.
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During the Mysore trip I completed 1000 kms. Currently Odo reading is 1200 kms. Average mileage in city is 12 kmpl. Hoping it will increase to 14-15 kmpl as it has for others !!!
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Do you still feel that the car is underpowered?
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Do you still feel that the car is underpowered?
Yes, in second gear, you need to rev it a lot to go uphill. It is also not the fastest of the blocks at signals. My Santro can accelerate faster !!!
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During the Mysore trip I completed 1000 kms. Currently Odo reading is 1200 kms. Average mileage in city is 12 kmpl. Hoping it will increase to 14-15 kmpl as it has for others !!!
What is your average speed in the city where you are getting 12Kmpl.?
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The one thing I don't like about the Linea apart from the GC is there is virtually no good cup/bottle holders in the front. The one next to the gears is too small and shallow. You cannot keep a water bottle as it comes in the way of the central console. Is there any after market bottle holder accessory available that can be fitted to the Linea? Main criteria is it should not look out of place and should match the interiors of the car. If yes, please let me know where I can buy it?

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@firstguri Dual Horns are made of two tones .Low and High which gives the ringing effect when you press the horn button .
Cars with two horns such as Santro , Accent , SX4 , City , Civic etc .Well most are dual horn cars these days .I believe since these type of horn are more shrill and get attention of other road users easily.
Cars with single horn such as M800 , WagonR, Estilo .Mostly Maruti gives single horn .Single horns are more easy on the ears thus difficult to get other's attention using them in India.
Dual horns are more audible, that you are correct but what I was trying to say is that there aren't two different types of pitch that we can control. I think that is what the OP was confused about. And here's what I found on the net:
In dual horns, one horn with a low pitch is blended with another horn with a high pitch. These horns, although operated electrically, produce a sound closely resembling that of an air horn. The sound frequency of the low-pitch horn is controlled by a long air column and the high-pitch hornsound frequency is controlled by a short air column. The air column is formed by the projector and a spiral passage cast into the base of the horn.
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What is your average speed in the city where you are getting 12Kmpl.?
The speed is around 20kmph. Too much traffic and too many speed breakers in Bangalore !!!!
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