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Old 21st January 2010, 20:32   #61
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. Only if the pull is present on a flat road can you think about wheel alignment problems. Keep a watch on the front tyres.




From what I have read, the Lineas do not differ much in mileage from what is shown in the MID. Have you taken a mileage calculation with a tank to tank method?
Yes, I felt it in NH 47. The road was pretty flat and straight. I have not done the tank to tank method. Yet to.
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Old 29th January 2010, 23:41   #62
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Default Rust in the edge of rear boot.

Hello all, Im noticing a rusted portion in the edge of rear boot, which is worrying me a bit. Even in disc brakes, rust is present, which I was told as a common issue. This rust had kept me thinking and was shocked to see the issues faced by bnzjon and gtx007. Il be searching for more spots tomorrow morning and will be updating the pics soon. Im planning to raise the issue, when going for 3000km service. Another 500kms more.
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Im noticing a rusted portion in the edge of rear boot, which is worrying me a bit. Even in disc brakes, rust is present, which I was told as a common issue.
If the rust on the brakes is on the disc it is normal and is there in all vehicles which disappears when driven and the brakes are used and reappears.

Do check the other 'rust'.
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Hi, I have posted all the pics of rusted portions in my thread. Please check those areas in your car. Most of the rusted portions are the regions where there is more chance of water coming into contact. When I wash the car, I see water in all those rusted areas and I always wipe it out with a dry cloth.
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Varient - Emotion pk MJD
Colour - Minimal grey
Dealer - Concorde motors, Cochin.

Deepu, is your colour Minimal grey. I thought grey is little darker in shade.
From the photo's i thought its Silver or Fox trot azure.

If its minimal grey, the colour is discontinued from mid Dec.
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Hello all, Im noticing a rusted portion in the edge of rear boot, which is worrying me a bit. Even in disc brakes, rust is present, which I was told as a common issue. This rust had kept me thinking and was shocked to see the issues faced by bnzjon and gtx007. Il be searching for more spots tomorrow morning and will be updating the pics soon. Im planning to raise the issue, when going for 3000km service. Another 500kms more.

Rusting on disc brakes are fine and are common.

Boot rust - pls immediately get in touch with FIAT and your TASS.
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the picure which he had posted makes the car look like silver streak. is it silverstreak or minimal grey?
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Deepu, is your colour Minimal grey. I thought grey is little darker in shade.
From the photo's i thought its Silver or Fox trot azure.

If its minimal grey, the colour is discontinued from mid Dec.
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the picure which he had posted makes the car look like silver streak. is it silverstreak or minimal grey?

Minimal grey and Silver are one and the same. Just browsed the Fiat india site and came to know.

In that case, i am not sure, if minimal grey or medium grey is discontinued. One of this is discontinued from last month.
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Deepu's car is minimal grey. Medium grey is like a graphite grey. It could be possible that minimal grey is discontinued.
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No way to discontnue Minimal Grey as it's a basic color for any manufacturers next to Black,Red,White.
If it happens,Minimal Grey car is Minimal in the roads moreover,my car is distinct linea in Color
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Medium grey is discontinued NOT Minimal grey. See my thread post no. 335
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No need of confusions. My colour is silver aka minimal grey for Fiat. Medium grey is getting discontinued, rightly said by Binze.
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Oh Deepu, I'm shocked to hear about rusting problem in your car. We never thought of this problem when we both went for a visit at Concorde's yard. Oh man, have you informed FIAT about this ? Get this every parts changes soon. Man, I'm getting worried now, need to check my car too for any rusting problem. Our area is prone to rust since its near beach. Its really bad to see all these kinds of problems in Linea.
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Default Photos of rusted portions.

Hello all, Please check the photos of the rusted portions and comment. It may be minor, but Im not able to accept it. Pardon me for the low camera quality. I have not included the photos of the rust in the discs which can be a common issue.
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Oh Deepu, I'm shocked to hear about rusting problem in your car. We never thought of this problem when we both went for a visit at Concorde's yard. Oh man, have you informed FIAT about this ? Get this every parts changes soon. Man, I'm getting worried now, need to check my car too for any rusting problem. Our area is prone to rust since its near beach. Its really bad to see all these kinds of problems in Linea.
Rightly said vsarath. I strongly advice, check your car soon. Im going to have a talk with Customer relations manager of Concorde motors, cochin by tomorrow morning. Will update about that.
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