Skoda Fabia Review
|2004 Skoda Fabia|
More details for Skoda Fabia 2004
|2004 Skoda Fabia 1.4 16V Combi|
through to the quality of workmanship. The spacious lounge, neat and clearly dashboard without unnecessary stylistic equilibrist and skillfully selected materials hardly give rise to criticism. Naturally, flaws can be found. For almost two years Skoda Fabia playing the role of guinea pig, which Volkswagen eliminate potential defects future Polo. Among these childhood diseases in statistics stands damaged the air conditioner temperature sensor. Its price is high, but its replacement must be dismantled entire dashboard. For engineering nuisance is also considered the location of the air filter, which provides ventilation. He mires with dirt very quickly and makes the air circulation in the system. If we exclude the entrails of the first two years of production, the construction is a real Skoda Fabia Volkswagen - perfect corrosion protection, high quality varnish and tight fit. It arrives in our latitudes with sufficient preparation. Clearance often is insufficient. Joke can play more like trying to go down backwards from high street as there is no shortage in big cities. If the giant front bumper clipped the curb, it concerns the whole "face" of the Skoda-th. Like all of the cosmopolitan family of Volkswagen, Czech malolitrazhka is privileged to draw with handfuls of huge arsenal of power units that are weapons in Wolfsburg. From the beginning of production most archaic
with the lower camshaft and swept volume 1.4 liters left in the legacy of Felicia, was replaced by the much more modern German bikes with 75 and 100 hp. Fits also the old two-liter VW warrior with 115 horses and recently at least a half motorche smaller volume of Lupo was replaced by a three-cylinder engine with 54 or 63 hp Diesel fans can choose from the simple-SDi (68 hp) or high-tech wonders TDi (100-130 hp), whose properties are well known. It is powerful but extremely efficient turbodiesel considered most suitable for the Fabia alongside the 1.4-liter petrol engine. Their support, however, requires a very responsible attitude, skilled service and quality fuels, which is definitely not a plus in not so good conditions. All motors mounted on the Skoda Fabia, are extremely durable and reliable. For timely service problems are practically excluded. The drawbacks are minor and are removed over time. Many drivers, such as hard with convened dimmer accelerator. In cars the first year of production, it is less pressure hardly. Again from this period are mostly of leaking gaskets and hoses of the cooling system that are likely to overheat. Bating with the standard 5-speed manual
Skoda compact is equipped with a 4-range machine. Chronic disease transmission are unknown, although there were situations in which the car is driven with a little butter unacceptable. Wines level dropping him a ambiguities ventilation gearbox lubricant for which breaks through seals and gaskets. Particularly susceptible to this defect is fifth gear. In this area place bolts, the removal and cleaning problem. The remaining nodes are very simple and reliable. In softer terms, for example, the clutch disc will "seek" pension after 200-250 thousand km.
Skoda Fabia Criticism
|2004 Skoda Fabia 1.9 TDI Combi|
Skoda Fabia is a very rarely heard. The only exceptions are the bearings in the front hub from which to complain as owners and mechanics. In their native conditions, sometimes life ends at 35 to 45 thousand kilometers. Change together with the hub and not cheap, and even the replacement work is thankless, expensive respectively. Often broken down and the front stabilizer bushings. Replacing them with ones that will plastic elements solves the problem almost forever.
Cars from the first year of the Fabia experiencing some unusual problems for VAG
The most unpleasant of them is damage to the control unit power windows mounted in the driver's door. The defect is due to a purely constructive confusion of thought. The block is located in terminals up and moisture penetrates freely into it. In rare cases "busy" hatch and shoot bulbs, but for chronic diseases is exaggerated to speak of.
So do you have a expirience with Skoda Fabia? What is your opinion?