Why are bus steering wheels Flat?

The steering wheel of a bus is horizontal principally because the driver is approximately over the front wheels, so the steering column between the steering wheel and the steering box is vertical.

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Why are steering wheels on the left in US?

Because the Americans are never right.

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Why are car dashboards steering wheels and boxing gloves padded?

The padding reduces impact and injury and extends collision time.

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Are steering wheel covers bad?

Steering wheel covers Generally speaking, steering wheels are durable objects.At best, it's an ill-advised statement of personal taste, but depending on how bad your steering wheel cover is (and none of them are good), it can be downright unsafe, leading to slippage in crucial moments.

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Why are runways not flat?

Landings and takeoff on uneven runways are not significantly more complex than on straight runways.If the runway qualifies as an uphill/downhill runway, you generally takeoff downhill and land uphill.Touching down on the downside of a hump can make your landing feel a little softer than otherwise.

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Why is a steering wheel on a truck larger than a steering wheel on a car?

The truck is more massive than the car and harder to turn. The larger steering wheel allows the driver to apply more torque on the steering column, giving him greater control.

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Why is your steering wheel squeeking?

You either have no/low power steering fluid in your car, or there is some other problem with the power steering, such as a leak in the tube.

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Why does your XC90 steering wheel squeak?

Because the clockspring is having a problem

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Why would the steering wheel sit wrong?

The alignment is miss-set or the front suspension and steering is damaged, OR the steering coloum is broken or damaged

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Why did my steering wheel lock?

As we have noted, there are three common reasons as to why your steering wheel would lock up; you are using the wrong key, making frequent sharp turns, a power steering pump failure or an ignition lock.Once you determine the cause of the steering wheel lock up, act fast to fix its root cause.

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Why is Car and steering wheel shaking?

Tire out of balance, bent wheel, worn suspension parts, bent drive shaft, or possibly a broken motor mount.

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Why won't your car steering wheel turn?

Your cars immobilizer is most likely the culprit. It locks the steering wheel when the key is not in the ignition. This mechanism can wear down and lock up the wheel.

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Why does my steering wheel click?

While many car noises come from the engine or undercarriage, they can happen inside your cabin as well.Your steering wheel can make a clacking or clicking noise when you turn.The clacks may indicate low power steering fluid or damage to a component in the steering column.

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Why did my steering wheel lock up?

As we have noted, there are three common reasons as to why your steering wheel would lock up; you are using the wrong key, making frequent sharp turns, a power steering pump failure or an ignition lock.Once you determine the cause of the steering wheel lock up, act fast to fix its root cause.

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Why doesn't the steering wheel not lock?

The mechanism that causes the steering column to lock usually operates automatically when you remove the ignition key. Either: - The ignition key has been removed properly but the mechanism is stuck or worn and you need to tap the ignition key slot a few times to hear a click and then turn the ...

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How does a large steering wheel make it easier to turn a school bus?

It's the Bigger leaver the more power you have type thing, so the bigger the wheel the better the steering power

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What are the best steering wheel covers?

Best Sellers in Steering Wheel Covers #1. SEG Direct Black Microfiber Leather Auto Car Steering Wheel Cover Universal 15 inch. #2. New Diamond Leather Steering Wheel Cover with Bling Bling Crystal Rhinestones, Universal Fit 15… #3. Valleycomfy Microfiber Leather Steering Wheel Covers Univer...

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Are palm rest steering wheel devices legal?

Good question. To the best of our knowledge, The Palm Rest device for driving is legal for use in all 50 states. As the manufacturer of The Palm Rest, we contacted the RMV and where necessary we spoke with state troopers in each state. No state expressed any legal concerns over the device at the ...

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Are steering wheels without airbags legal?

there's no such law that requires you to have airbags on your car.it's for your own safety.so, to answer your question, yes it is legal to replace your stock steering wheel for aftermarket one.

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Why does your car's steering wheel turn to the right when you are driving?

If you mean Pulls to the right, then this can be caused by an under inflated tire, front end out of alignment, or incorrect tire size/wheel on the right front. Check the air pressure in all tires and adjust to specs as outlined on the drivers door post or owners manual. Check to make sure all tir...

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Why a bus or truck use 2 wheel at front and back side four wheel?

Weight distribution, and compliance with the bridge law formula for weight limits.

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Why your car steering wheel stay turn instead off being straight when you are not turning?

depending on the type of car, it could be a sign that the alignment is out, or simply the drag link needs adjusting as on some trucks. if it is not a truck, it will probably need to be on an alignment machine to correct it

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Why are steering wheels on the left side of a car?

Steering wheel placement aims to put the driver closer to the middle of the road. Some countries decided differently WRT which side of the road to drive on. Cars made to be used in right-side-traffic have the steering wheels to the left, while cars made to be used in left side traffic have the st...

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Why do semi trucks have bigger steering wheels than cars?

It gives the driver more leverage.

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Why does my Car steering wheel wobble while driving?

Sounds like your car might need either an alignment or the wheels have to be balanced.

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Why does my steering wheel vibrate at low speeds?

could be a blockage in your fuel lines.

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Why nascar drivers take the steering wheel off?

easier to get in and out of the car with the steering wheel off. most race drivers have the wheel close to them for extra leverage and less fatigue during a race, which along with the rollbars and padding surrounding the driver, makes for a tight fit into the car.

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Why would car wobble but not steering wheel?

More than likely your tires need balanced. or you have a cord busted in a tire. Bent rim could cause it, or sometimes even just some mud caked to the back of a rim could throw it out of balance

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Why does my steering wheel turn to the right?

Air pressure, wheel alignment and low tires Uneven air pressure is a very common reason for a vehicle to pull to one side.When the pressure in a tire is lower on one side, the height of the tire changes.This causes the wheel alignment to change.

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Why does steering wheel shake at highway speeds?

you probably need your wheels balanced, go to your local tire shop and ave them do ithave the front end checked could be a number of things

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Why is the steering wheel so large on a sailboat?

Because they are not usually power assisted, and in a strong wind it's hard to steer.

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Why does my steering wheel lock when parked?

A common reason for your steering getting locked is that, while parking the car, you've engaged one of its safety features.This happens if you turn off the car and turn its wheels a bit right or left.As a result, one of the lock slots will get blocked and you'll have a stuck car.

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Why does my steering wheel shake at 70 mph?

Your tires are out of balance.As a result, your steering wheel may shake which may occur at around 50 to 55 miles per hours, and may worsen the faster your car goes.Your brake rotors may cause the shaking, which in turn also make your steering wheel shake at 70 mph.Your brake caliper sticks on.

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Why is my steering wheel not straight after alignment?

TOM: It's not “the idea” behind a front-end alignment.The idea is to make sure the front wheels are pointing in exactly the same direction so that the car handles correctly and the tires don't wear prematurely.RAY: But centering the steering wheel is something that should be done as part of a fro...

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Why does your car steer so easily and the steering wheel vibrates on highway?

I experienced the same problem with my ford. After checking out a couple things i discovered during a tire rotation that i had a bent rim. These happen when you hit potholes. I was able to replace the rim with a re-tooled one (saved me about $100) and the vibration immediately stopped. The bend w...

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Why aren't steering wheels in the center of a car?

The steering wheel needs to be where the driver is sitting. Some sit on the left side of the car and some sit on the right side of the car, depending on which side the pond you live on.

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Why does the steering wheel shake at high speeds?

== == Bad Tire or Tires.

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Why does my steering wheel shake when I slow down?

There are common problems that cause your steering wheel to shake when you apply the brakes.In order from least expensive to most, they are: dry guide pins, worn brake pads, and worn rotors.It's generally recommended if you replace the rotors, you replace the brakes, and grease the guide pins.

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Why does my steering wheel get hard when its cold?

The fluid is not being pumped properly to the steering rack when it is "cold".Once it "warms up" it seems to get to the steering rack easier and makes everything work properly.This causes the belt to slip on the pulleys creating a chirping/squealing noise and decreased assistance in turning the s...

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Why does the steering wheel rattle while driving?

It could be several things. I'll start with the obvious.Warped or badly worn brake rotors, bad tires, bent suspension components.

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Why does the steering wheel lock at idle speed?

Lock? or very hard to turn?If it is very hard to turn the power steering has serious trouble.If it actually locks that's entirely different and will need to be repaired before any further use.,

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Why would the steering wheel shake when stopped?

This question can be referring to two separate conditions. If the steering shaking while the brake pedal is being applied the condition maybe warped rotors. If there is steering wheel play while the vehicle is stopped and or moving it is an indicator or worn or failed column components.

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Why does your steering wheel vibrate and shake?

The ball joint may be wornSeveral other causes; overinflated tire, out of balance tire, damaged tire belt, grabbing brake pad, warped brake rotor.

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Why do street sweepers have two steering wheels?

The reason they have double steering wheels is so that during working, if the drivers need to get out to shift the bins, if they are behind a vehicle and the grab arm cannot reach them, then they have quick and easy access to do that on the left side, also called (kerb side) that the bins are on,...

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Why is steering wheel on left side of car?

“The control is located on the left side, the logical place, for the following reasons: Travelling along the right side of the road the steering wheel on the right side of the car made it necessary to get out on the street side and walk around the car.

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Why does Steering wheel turn left by itself?

Either the road is slanted or your wheels are out of alignment

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Why your 2001 accent steering wheel will not unlock?

you have to shake the steering wheel left to right while also shaking the key towards run and off. eventually it will unlock. if it doesn't work you need to have your keys cut and bought from dealer. the keys to this car only work when bought from dealer.

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Why does my steering wheel vibrate while engine under load?

From most to least likely but not a complete list:

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Why do British cars have steering wheel on right side?

We drive on the left because that allows us to defend ourselves against oncomers using a sword in our right hands.Left-handed people are at a heavy disadvantage in Britain because they have to wield the sword in their non-dominant hands, which is why they usually move to France.

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Why is the steering wheel on the left in America?

“The control is located on the left side, the logical place, for the following reasons: Travelling along the right side of the road the steering wheel on the right side of the car made it necessary to get out on the street side and walk around the car.

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Why IS the steering creek when the steering wheel is turned?

It may be in need of lubrication.

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Are steering wheel covers legal in the UK?

Steering wheel covers are legal in the UK.However certain types of covers (especially cheaper products) will slip on the wheel. This can drastically reduce your ability to control the car. Using a cover that slips would constitute driving without due care and attention.

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What new hand positions are encouraged on the steering wheel?

used to be 10 & 2 but NOW : it's 8 & 4

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Where are you supposed to hold the steering wheel?

NHTSA now recommends the technique known as 9 and 3.Place your left hand on the left portion of the steering wheel in a location approximate to where the nine would be if the wheel was a clock.Your right hand should be placed on the right portion of the wheel where the three would be located.

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How are you supposed to hold a steering wheel?

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When the steering wheel of a car can rotate 360 degree why can't the wheels?

The axle prevents them doing so.

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Can steering wheels melt?

Absolutely. Every material used in the manufacture of a vehicle has a melting point.

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Squeaky steering wheel?

A steering wheel might be squeaky because it might be the bushings that need to be replaced. Also the power steering fluid pump might be going bad. Both of these are easy fixes.

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Steering wheel shakes?

There are a small number of things that can cause the steering wheel to shake, and none of them are anything to ignore. A bent rim, a damaged tire, a loose tie rod end, and at a minimum - an imbalanced tire/wheel. You need to have this checked at a garage.

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Why are school buses made with flat fronts?

School buses are made diffrent but why are buses made with Flat Fronts?People think they are safer and they can be but all is not what it seems.some people don't care about bus safty.People make them for money to help a LOGO.

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Why are most fast sports car flat and pointly?

To increase stability with speed.

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Your 2002 F350 has steering wheel pulls The steering wheel pulls right or left as you are driving down the road All front end components are good?

Tires worn? Check Tire pressure

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Why are land speed records at Salt Flats?

Such record-breaking speeds are possible here because the area is extremely flat; it's so flat you can see the curvature of the Earth, and cars can run for miles without any obstacles.Furthermore, the salt holds moisture that cools the cars' tires, which helps prevent premature degrading of the r...

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Will my heated steering wheel heat my hands up through a steering wheel cover?

It will but not as effectively.

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Why do cars have steering wheels why can't they be automatic?

cause if your car went automatic then you could not control it

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Does Disklok damage steering wheel?

Oftentimes the bar is too short and does not prevent steering.You as the owner of the vehicle would never try this as you don't want to damage the steering wheel.Thieves won't care about that.DISKLOK takes a different approach and is designed to turn freely around the steering wheel.

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What causes rapid steering wheel return and excessive steering effort?

Failure of the power steering system.

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Does a steering wheel still steer after the airbad deplaoited?

As long as the what caused the air bag to go off did not damage the steering, yes.If I trigger the air bag by mistake working on the car it will still steer.

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Who invented the steering wheel?

who invented the first steering wheel

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Sharan Squeeking juddering grinding noise steering wheel Steering going?

I don't have the answer,,,my Stratus 2001 just started doing the same thing, only it's more like a popping/cracking sound when steering wheel turned to the far right or left. Took it to repair shop after work today; mechanic drove it and reported that it sounds to him like a spring or bolt is eit...

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When you turn your steering wheel slightly to the left and then back to the center the steering wheel wobbles a little - why?

I HAVE A 91 JEEP AND HAVE JUST HAD TO GO ALL THE WAY INTO THE STEERING COLUMN TO TIGHTEN THE 4 TORX BOLTS THAT HOLD THE STEERING WHEEL IN PLACE. IF YOU HAVE A REPAIR MAUAL AND TRY THIS ON YOUR OWN FOLLOW DIRECTIONS FOR REMOVEING BOTHT HE WIPER CONTROL & THE IGNITION SWITCH REPLACMENT. MAKE SU...

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What can cause hard steering and rapid steering wheel return?

Too much positive caster

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Why wheels are impotant?

Remove the wheels off your car, and you will realise how important wheels are, as your car won't be able to move.

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Is a steering wheel a wheel and axle?

A smaller cylinder shaped wheel, called the axle, connects the wheels on a car.When the axle is turned the wheels turn together, allowing the car to move forward or backward.A wheel and axle is the simple machine at work in steering wheels, doorknobs, windmills, and bicycle wheels.

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Why are wheels so useful?

they make the world and the people here on earth go round

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How do you use a steering wheel?

You turn it to make the vehicle go in the direction you desire.Usually, if the top part of the wheel moves to the right, the end of the vehicle pointing in the direction of travel will also move to the right.

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Is The Club steering wheel lock effective?

Like all security devices, steering wheel locks are not undefeatable but they serve as an additional deterrent to vehicle theft.

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Can you break a steering wheel lock?

It may be unfortunate, but it does occasionally happen: you have lost the keys to your steering wheel lock.Chances are, you were using the popular device called “The Club”.The local police cannot unlock your vehicle's steering column without removing the steering wheel, and at times, even this is...

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Do steering wheel locks deter thieves?

The main purpose of steering wheel locks is to deter thieves.With the above list of steering wheel locks and their advanced technology, they help in preventing your car to get stolen.

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Do steering wheel locks really work?

Like all security devices, steering wheel locks are not undefeatable but they serve as an additional deterrent to vehicle theft.

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Does changing steering wheel affect insurance?

Car Interior Removing and replacing seats, changing the pedals and the steering wheel are all considered to be key modifications that need to be reported to your insurance provider.

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What cars have telescopic steering wheels?

If you are asking the question with the intent of buying a car with a telescoping steering wheel, most dealers will list 'telescoping steering wheel' if the vehicle is so equipped.

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How does the steering wheel work?

turns a shaft connect to steering gear box, which then turns wheels through different ways

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Who invented the left handed steering wheel?

some person called Yu gi Oh

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How remove steering wheel ford ranger?

You can remove the steering will, on your Ford Ranger pickup truck, by removing the steering wheel pin. Remove the wiring harness and the steering wheel will come off.

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What is a padded steering wheel?

A steering wheel that is padded with leather for comforment when driving

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What size is S10 steering wheel nut?

Mine is a 14mm nut 1.5mm pitch.

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Is a shaky steering wheel dangerous?

Bald tires will definitely cause your steering wheel to vibrate and your car to shake.Furthermore, if you continue driving on bald tires, they are likely to blow out, and having a tire blow out at highway speeds is extremely dangerous, especially if it's a front tire.You need to physically look a...

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Should steering wheel return to center?

Steering Wheel Return to Center.If something is binding in the column, linkage, or gearbox, the steering wheel return to the center will be affected.Steering wheel returnability is dependent on the caster angle, and most vehicles incorporate positive caster (~ 6-7 degrees) into both front wheels.

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Why are dually wheels different?

Actually the wheels rims are same as the front , the thing is they are fit facing opposite to each other.So that the can have same kind of spare tires.Anther advantage is that both Rims and hub are bolted at same plane , its good for load transfer , else each wheel need to mounted at different pl...

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Your steering wheel and ignition wont turn?

put the kay in the ignition and then turn the car on then turn the wheel. im ean its not rocket sciene...BIG HAIRY

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How do you lubricate a steering wheel?

You do not need to lubricate any modern steering wheels.

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What stores carry steering wheel balls?

Never heard of steering wheel balls, please explain.

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Do spaceships have a steering wheel?

No. They use inverse reactive current applied to unilateral phase detractors and steer via cardinal grammeters.

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Is a loose steering wheel dangerous?

A loose steering wheel can spell trouble for any driver since it makes it difficult to determine the accurate position of the front wheels.Having little control over your wheels and driving with a non-responsive steering system can be dangerous during rush hour when highways are packed with vehic...

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Do steering wheel locks prevent theft?

Benefits of a Steering Wheel Lock This helps protect your vehicle from theft, as they're extremely hard to crack.Visual theft deterrent.Not only do steering wheel locks prevent the wheel from moving, they're also a great visual deterrent that will likely keep thieves at bay.

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What causes vibration on the steering wheel?

The two most frequent causes of a shaky steering wheel are either warped brake rotors, which will cause your steering wheel to shake when you brake, or unbalanced tires, which will cause your steering wheel to shake when driving at high speeds.

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Is a steering wheel cover worth it?

If you are looking for a small change in your vehicle, a steering wheel cover is an affordable option that is easy to install yourself.In addition, the cover prevents damage from occurring on the steering wheel itself.Since the steering wheel is used every time the vehicle is driven, it can show ...

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How do you adjust a steering wheel?

How do I adjust my steering wheel tilt? While your vehicle is parked, adjust your seat so that you're comfortable. ( View a video on power seat adjustment.)Unlock the steering column by pulling the release lever, either down and away or down and toward you. Adjust the steering wheel by: Loc...

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What would make my steering wheel shake?

The most common reason for a car to shake is related to tires.If the tires are out of balance then the steering wheel can shake.This shaking starts at around 50-55 miles per hour (mph).If your steering wheel shakes while you are braking then the problem could be caused by “out of round” brake rot...

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Why is the steering wheel in your 1990 Chevy 2500 so loose?

If the steering wheel on a 1990 Chevy 2500 feels loose, one or multiple bolts may need tightening. Threadlocker might need to be applied to the bolts to prevent them from coming loose again.

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