I have an ALTO K10 bought on may 2013. I rarely use it and it has only 2300KM on the odometer. It got first serviced at 300KM , 2nd on 700KM and 3rd on 1200KM. I am newbie to automobiles . Lately my car has developed a problem- While coasting ( ie accelerated to a particular speed and then foot is released from the accelerator and clutch , no brake is pressed) usually engine braking occurs. But now a new sound is being heard . I dont know to how to express the sound in words , but it like a frail metal sliding sound( imagine the exhaust pipe is being dragged at cnstant speed through the tar road a metallic friction type sound is heard no, some thing like that or something like if we drive at a low speed on a high gear a sound will occur no , that sound if frequency increased will be more like it ) . I dont know what to do. I parked the vehicle and run the engine but no change in engine noise in idle but i feel a little bit additional kick when starting the engine.I checked if it was clutch slipping/worn by applying parking brakes , and slowly releasing clutch on 3rd gear. The car tried to move forward and didnt go off. So i think no clutch problem , what else can the source of the sound??? I am very puzzled and panicked. Is it alignment problem or suspension problem , or axle problem i dont know please help. How much will it take to do repairs??
Hi, This sounds a bit strange for such a new car, but sometimes a part come faulty straight from the plant. However, the intensity of sound you are explaining, if there is a loose part or suspension problem, you could have noticed it already. Another possibility can be a faulty bearing in the drive train, so we would advise you to get it diagnosed at the nearest MSI service centre.
Hi, my father is looking to buy a new car. The only criteria he has is that it should have a smooth ride and should be the least bumpy. It will be chauffeur driven car for the most part. He frequently travels to remote parts in maharashtra where the roads are not very good (ground clearence may not necessarily be an issue. However, the roads are severely potholed to the extent that some parts dont feel like the road at all. Kindly Advice. My budget is Rs 60 lakhs
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