Team-BHP > Team-BHP Reviews > Long-Term Ownership Reviews


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 9th November 2020, 08:04   #331
Team-BHP Support
 
Sheel's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Purnea (Bihar)
Posts: 7,336
Thanked: 9,797 Times
Default re: Sheel's Mahindra Scorpio S10 4WD. EDIT: 90K done.

Windshield has developed a crack on its own!

The Scorpio is now at 89,0xx kms. At 88,9xx kms, I was driving it and at speed of ~80 on a flat road, there was a sound and the windshield developed a crack from extreme right.

I am perplexed as to how can the windshield simply crack? There were no vehicles in sight, no debris / stone hit the windshield at that point, then how...? Anyways, will send the Scorpio to M&M ASC this week or the next post I confirm the windshield's availability. May get the 90,000 kms service as well.
Sheel is offline   (1) Thanks
Old 9th November 2020, 08:31   #332
Senior - BHPian
 
hserus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2014
Location: Chennai
Posts: 4,172
Thanked: 7,363 Times
Default re: Sheel's Mahindra Scorpio S10 4WD. EDIT: 90K done.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Sheel View Post
I am perplexed as to how can the windshield simply crack? There were no vehicles in sight, no debris / stone hit the windshield at that point, then how...? Anyways, will send the Scorpio to M&M ASC this week or the next post I confirm the windshield's availability. May get the 90,000 kms service as well.
Probably a stress fracture based on the age of the vehicle and its glass. I would suggest that you approach a specialist like Windshield Experts and replace the glass with what they have available. Fitting the windshield is a specialist job that ASS technicians may not perform on that regular a basis.
hserus is offline  
Old 10th November 2020, 21:58   #333
BHPian
 
WhiteKnight's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Bangalore
Posts: 946
Thanked: 458 Times
Default re: Sheel's Mahindra Scorpio S10 4WD. EDIT: 90K done.

Quote:
Originally Posted by hserus View Post
Probably a stress fracture based on the age of the vehicle and its glass.
Agree, it has to be due to flex in the body. It might be worth checking the a pillar for rusting, by removing the beadings.
WhiteKnight is offline  
Old 11th November 2020, 07:29   #334
Senior - BHPian
 
hserus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2014
Location: Chennai
Posts: 4,172
Thanked: 7,363 Times
Default re: Sheel's Mahindra Scorpio S10 4WD. EDIT: 90K done.

Quote:
Originally Posted by WhiteKnight View Post
Agree, it has to be due to flex in the body. It might be worth checking the a pillar for rusting, by removing the beadings.
When removing the old windshield the beading is anyway going to be removed and checked from all 4 sides for rust. It'd be a good idea to replace the beading across the other parts of the Scorpio as well, they'd be stiff and cracked with age by now.
hserus is offline   (1) Thanks
Old 15th November 2020, 10:11   #335
BHPian
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Chandigarh
Posts: 74
Thanked: 64 Times
Default re: Sheel's Mahindra Scorpio S10 4WD. EDIT: 90K done.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Sheel View Post
Windshield has developed a crack on its own!

The Scorpio is now at 89,0xx kms. At 88,9xx kms, I was driving it and at speed of ~80 on a flat road, there was a sound and the windshield developed a crack from extreme right.

I am perplexed as to how can the windshield simply crack? There were no vehicles in sight, no debris / stone hit the windshield at that point, then how...? Anyways, will send the Scorpio to M&M ASC this week or the next post I confirm the windshield's availability. May get the 90,000 kms service as well.
Yup there is a problem with the windshield of this vehicles as well the alarm system.
During my ownership of the Scorpio 4x4 and 98k kms driving my windshield cracked twice due to bad roads. The second time i just didn't get it changed. And ya the security alarm wire of the Scorpio is in front of the Radiator, which can be tampered with easily.
Kanboy is offline  
Old 15th November 2020, 10:33   #336
Senior - BHPian
 
hserus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2014
Location: Chennai
Posts: 4,172
Thanked: 7,363 Times
Default re: Sheel's Mahindra Scorpio S10 4WD. EDIT: 90K done.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Kanboy View Post
Yup there is a problem with the windshield of this vehicles as well the alarm system.
During my ownership of the Scorpio 4x4 and 98k kms driving my windshield cracked twice due to bad roads. The second time i just didn't get it changed. And ya the security alarm wire of the Scorpio is in front of the Radiator, which can be tampered with easily.
Not just that. The rear gate of the scorpio doesn't seem well connected to the central locking system. Try this, leave the rear gate unlocked and slightly ajar and the rest of the scorpio doors shut, engine off. The scorpio will auto lock but the rear gate can still be opened. Damn nuisance, which led to the theft of my previous Scorpio in 2018.
hserus is offline  
Old 15th November 2020, 10:59   #337
BHPian
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Chandigarh
Posts: 74
Thanked: 64 Times
Default re: Sheel's Mahindra Scorpio S10 4WD. EDIT: 90K done.

Quote:
Originally Posted by hserus View Post
Not just that. The rear gate of the scorpio doesn't seem well connected to the central locking system. Try this, leave the rear gate unlocked and slightly ajar and the rest of the scorpio doors shut, engine off. The scorpio will auto lock but the rear gate can still be opened. Damn nuisance, which led to the theft of my previous Scorpio in 2018.
Lol i feel for you. You cant shut off the rear tailgate properly until u open a door to let the excess air out. Further the reason i sold my Scorpio back in 2019 was because of a failed theft attempt on the car. Thank god my friend's security guard saved the Scorpio then, and we saw the entire ordeal on camera how they got inside the car by opening the rear door quarter glass along with the beading. That just took my trust away from the vehicle, but as a last attempt got intouch with Mahindra to rectify this problem but they made mockery of the situation, which didn't settle well with me and I sold it off. I hope Mahindra has rectified this problem for the new owners
Kanboy is offline  
Old 15th November 2020, 11:07   #338
Senior - BHPian
 
hserus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2014
Location: Chennai
Posts: 4,172
Thanked: 7,363 Times
Default re: Sheel's Mahindra Scorpio S10 4WD. EDIT: 90K done.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Kanboy View Post
That just took my trust away from the vehicle, but as a last attempt got intouch with Mahindra to rectify this problem but they made mockery of the situation, which didn't settle well with me and I sold it off. I hope Mahindra has rectified this problem for the new owners
I test drove the 2018 scorpio with the new 140 ps engine. That did not have any such solution in it, just the hotted up mHawk engine and some minor other changes.

So I bought a used 2015 s10 as a replacement to my 2014 s10, and fitted a GPS lock to it. Even if a thief does steal it he won't get too far hopefully.
hserus is offline  
Old 15th November 2020, 11:34   #339
BHPian
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Chandigarh
Posts: 74
Thanked: 64 Times
Default re: Sheel's Mahindra Scorpio S10 4WD. EDIT: 90K done.

Quote:
Originally Posted by hserus View Post
I test drove the 2018 scorpio with the new 140 ps engine. That did not have any such solution in it, just the hotted up mHawk engine and some minor other changes.

So I bought a used 2015 s10 as a replacement to my 2014 s10, and fitted a GPS lock to it. Even if a thief does steal it he won't get too far hopefully.
Is it so, then am sure its still as easy to steal as it was before. Good you got the gps lock this should be a standard fitment from the company considering its weak security system.

Coming back to the windshield Sheel Please check with the windshield distributor in your area, as am sure you will get the glass @Rs. 5000.00 plus fitting from them without the rain sensor as they install the old sensor itself using a double tape, and the dealership was charging me Rs. 9000.00 plus fitting on the S10 with a new rain sensor.

Last edited by Kanboy : 15th November 2020 at 11:35.
Kanboy is offline  
Old 15th November 2020, 12:35   #340
Senior - BHPian
 
balenoed_'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2016
Location: KL14 <> KA01
Posts: 1,173
Thanked: 2,698 Times
Default re: Sheel's Mahindra Scorpio S10 4WD. EDIT: 90K done.

Quote:
Originally Posted by hserus View Post
..and fitted a GPS lock to it. Even if a thief does steal it he won't get too far hopefully.
Could you please provide more info of this device. Any particular model that you recommend. I am at the moment waiting for my newly booked scorpio and looking forward to get something like this as Scorpio seems like favourites for thief's.
balenoed_ is offline  
Old 15th November 2020, 19:30   #341
Senior - BHPian
 
hserus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2014
Location: Chennai
Posts: 4,172
Thanked: 7,363 Times
Default re: Sheel's Mahindra Scorpio S10 4WD. EDIT: 90K done.

Quote:
Originally Posted by balenoed_ View Post
Could you please provide more info of this device. Any particular model that you recommend. I am at the moment waiting for my newly booked scorpio and looking forward to get something like this as Scorpio seems like favourites for thief's.
It is an autocop device, you can get it at https://www.autocoptrackpro.com/
hserus is offline  
Old 16th February 2021, 08:55   #342
Team-BHP Support
 
Sheel's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Purnea (Bihar)
Posts: 7,336
Thanked: 9,797 Times
Default re: Sheel's Mahindra Scorpio S10 4WD. EDIT: 90K done.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Sheel View Post
Windshield has developed a crack on its own!

May get the 90,000 kms service as well.
The windshield replacement and 90K service was done last year. The bill amount was some 21K which came to 14.6K post discount.

Kms done are shy of 91K, Scorpio's running has come down a bit.
Sheel is offline   (1) Thanks
Reply

Most Viewed
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Copyright 2000 - 2021, Team-BHP.com
Proudly powered by E2E Networks