Why does revs drop on mx-3 when you turn steering wheel?

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Because your power steering pump is robbing power/ RPM'S from your engine. This is common in all vehicles with power steering.

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Um that's not right, that's a red flag. Get it checked out.

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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 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 does your idle drop when you turn your driving lights on?

Turning the lights on put a load on the alternator causing the idle speed to drop. I would have the battery and charging system tested to make sure everything is okay. The battery may be on its way out.

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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 your steering knock when you turn slowly?

When CV joints start to go bad, they make a knocking sound when you turn the steering wheel - you might want to get them checked out before getting stranded somewhere.

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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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How should you hold the steering wheel when turning?

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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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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 is your car groaning when you turn the steering wheel?

Try checking your power steering fluid. Low fluid levels can result in air being ingested and damage occurring to the power steering pump. If it is full you may need to replace the power steering pump to rid it of the groaning.

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Why does the car shake when you turn the wheel?

actually anyone can't solve that problem correctly until you explain much about the shake.but there are many kinds of shakes.If there is a problem in CV joints you may feel a shake.Also if there is a problem in the connecting rod you may get the same feeling.If you hear a noise with the shake it ...

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What causes a steering rack to bounce all ways when you turn the steering wheel?

bad bushings on the rack mount making it loose hence turning stering wheel will make it loose and bounce== Have the rack/box pipes been tampered with? Is it manual or power steering? Does this happen whilst driving or if the vehicle is stationery? www.powerbrakeandsteering.co.za

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Why does the handbrake warning light illuminate when you accelerate hard in 1st gear on your 94 Mazda Mx-3 1.8 V6?

I would expect that the brake handle is not down all the way, possible something is under it. When you accelerate the body tweaks enough for the switch to make contact. Just a thought.

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

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What makes a grinding noise when turning the steering wheel?

A defective CV joint will make a grinding noise when you turn the steering will. A bad strut can also cause a grinding noise.

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Whats wrong when car shuts off when you turn the steering wheel?

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What causes steering wheel to jerk when turning?

Occasionally you'll notice that your steering wheel will make jerking movements or sudden turns to the left or right when not directed by you.This is typically the sign of loose bearings in the steering rack and the result of the steering rack literally moving without input.

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Why do I hear a squeaking noise when I turn my steering wheel?

Low Power Steering Fluid: If you hear a squealing noise while turning the steering wheel, it may be an indication that the power steering fluid is low.Fluid may become low because of a leak.Worn Out Belt: Power steering may be affected by a worn belt, causing a squealing noise when the steering w...

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What to do when steering wheel is hard to turn?

Here are some solutions to handle with steering wheel hard to turn: Check air pressure of your car tires. Check power steering condition and fluid level. Check the pulley on the power steering unit. Check the power steering unit. Check the front end parts.

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Why does your car rev hi when you start it?

It's not warmed up yet.

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97 Chevy pickup grinds when turning steering wheel not low on fluid. What could be wrong?

Air in the PS system, loose belt or a tired PS pump.

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What does it mean when the steering wheel becomes hard to turn on a 1999 Isuzu rodeo?

sounds like a bad power stearing pump

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Why your steering shakes when you upgrade mag wheels on your ve omega?

Most probably because of not being balanced.

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Why does the steering wheel shake when you drive over 60 mph?

Tire out of balance, bent wheel, loose or worn suspension parts. More than likely balancing & rotating your tires will correct this.

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Why will key not turn or unlock steering wheel on ford F-150?

Wiggle the steering wheel at the same time you try to turn the key. It may just be lodged against a stopping point.

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Why does my wheel make noise when I turn?

Creaking while turning can be a sign of damaged tie rods, but it's more usual to hear a knocking sound when making tight, low-speed turns.Damaged Power Steering Pump/Rack/Belt: Usually, problems with the power steering rack, pump or belt cause a whining sound, more noticeable during low speed turns.

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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 does it squeak when I turn the wheel?

If your car squeaks when it turns or makes a squealing noise when you turn the steering wheel, there are a variety of causes.The most likely causes for a squeaking car are; suspension losing lubrication, low power-steering fluid and the the steering wheel housing rubbing against the interior trim.

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When a car is sliding which direction do you turn the steering wheel?

Steer into the slide and stay off the brakes! (push the clutch in if its a manual) - although this feels strange the first time you do it, it prevents the rear of the car from passing the front of the car - if that happens, you lost all control of the car, and if the rear wheels suddenly get trac...

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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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What does it mean when the steering wheel is hard to turn and the wheels move slow?

Your vehicle is..offdoes not have electrically assisted steeringis broken

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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 does your XC90 steering wheel squeak?

Because the clockspring is having a problem

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How do you unlock a steering wheel when the key wont turn?

try rocking/turning the wheel while turning the key.

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When turning your steering wheel to left you hear a click and feel a thump?

If it's a front wheel drive vehicle, then more than likely you have a worn constant velocity joint ( CV joint )

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Click -pop sound when you turn steering wheel left or right 94 ford f-150?

Probably ball joints or tie rod ends.

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Why does your engine rev up when you shift gears?

if the engine isn't reved enough it will stall

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Why is your steering wheel harder to turn after you drove through water?

the belts on your car get wet

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Why cant you turn the steering wheel of your Chrysler lebaron 1992?

Ignition switch not releasing pawl in steering lock

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Why does the 1992 Mazda mx3 engine dies whenever you turn the steering wheel to the right?

check the power steering and check the battery

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Why does reliant robin have 3 wheels?

To increase mpg by eliminating weight. The vehicle weighs less than 1000 lbs and gets up to 70 mpg.

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2001 Jetta VR6 When you turn the steering wheel there is a squeal that gets worse the more you turn it Does anyone know what it might be?

It sounds like the ower steering pump might be starting to go

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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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Why does my '98 corolla make a whining sound when you turn the wheel?

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If memory serves me right, the belt tension is adjustable as opposed to having an automatic belt tensioner. Try adjusting the belt tension and/or also replacing the belt.

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Why does car turn off when I turn on AC?

It may be from low power to the computer, a faulty fuel pump due to bad connection, or a low battery.The blower fan draws a lot of current, perhaps that is dropping the voltage suddenly and causing some electrical component in the ignition system or the anti theft system to shut down the car.The ...

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Why do revs drop considerably on a 740 1989 estate when ticking over and when reversing but not when the car is driving over 1200 RPM?

If you are referring to the RPM riseing and falling by itself (Hunting) you might want to check to see if the intake is clean. I have had problems with my 740 not wanting to idle when the throttle valve area is coated in oil and grime. After using an approved spray cleaner it idled correctly.

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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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How do you bleed power steering on a 88 Maxima Already tried turning wheels back and forth Have no PS on left turns but perfect on right turns?

i had the same problem your power stering pump is going

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When you grip the steering wheel you should place your hands on the steering wheel at the 3 and 9 or 4 and 8 o'clock positions to allow room for air bags to deploy?

I understand it is now 4 and 8 because of the air bag.

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Why does the steering wheel vibrate when I start my car?

the motor mount is bad

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Why does your car turn off when you turn corner?

It shouldn't unless you're turning too sharply. You might be low on gas. There might be something mechanically wrong with your car.

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Why does your car squeak when you turn on your engine and when you make a turn?

power steering belt, if serpentine belt, your p/s pump might be low on oil or going south. but check belt and oil level first.Good luck

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Why does my steering wheel shake when I brake at high speeds?

Unevenly-worn or warped brake discs (rotors) can cause the steering wheel to shake when brakes are applied.You may also feel a pulsation in the brake pedal.This issue can happen with front and rear brake rotors, but the problem with front rotors is more likely to cause the steering wheel to shake.

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Why does my car rev when changing gear?

The revs of the engine are controlled by your speed and the gear ratios, so when you accelerate, if the clutch slips, the engine loses it's grip on the drivetrain and the flywheel spins more easily, hence the revs increase.So really the only thing that can make the engine work harder is the throt...

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On a 2003 Toyota Camry--how do you unlock the steering wheel to start the car Wheelssteering wheel is locked so that key won't turn in ignition even when jiggling the steering wheel.?

Correct key? For this answer, it is important to first understand how the wheel locking mechanism works. When you turn the key to the locked position, there is a spring-loaded PIN which CAN drop into one several pockets [6 to 8 depending on the vehicle I think] on a disk inside the steering colum...

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Why does car engine rev when it's very hot outside?

I'm going to guess yo have the air on, that would mean that the idle compensator is out of adjustment and over revving the engine.

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Why does my car over rev when I start?

Common causes of high RPM excursion at start-up are typically: large vacuum leak, throttle plate stuck open, cruise control stepper motor stuck in one position; faulty throttle position sensor, and/or faulty idle air control motor or solenoid.

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What does it mean when steering wheel shakes while driving?

Alignment Problems If you drive on rough roads and have not had an alignment for a while this could be the cause of your steering wheel shake problem.A vehicle that is out of alignment will usually cause the tires to wear uneven and this can cause the shaking problem.

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Why does your steering wheele shake when you apply your brakes in your 98 Honda accord coupe?

Perhaps front rotors are "out of round" and need to be either re-surfaced or replaced

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Why does your car pull to one side when you take your hands off the steering wheel?

If your car pulls to one side when you release the wheel it could be one of a few different things. Most commonly this means it needs an alignment. There are three different alignment settings...toe, caster, and camber.Toe is the most easily adjustable and is the most often needed adjustment. It ...

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When i turn the steering wheel my 93 Chevy doesn't turr right away?

you have a worn out steering gear box or the rubber coupler in the steering col-um is broken

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Why does the engine rev on its own when the engine is running?

there is a little CPU chip which is smaller than your hand, the CPU chip is a computer it revs the car to warm up the engine, if you live in a cold place that is most likely cause

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Why does your 2006 dodge ram 1500 not rev up past 3 RPM?

I think you are asking why your van wont rev past 3000 RPMs. The problem is, there are man possible reasons. Could be clogged fuel filter, or bad catalytic converter, or bad spark plugs, bad wires, cracked distribute cap. There are probably 100 reasons this could happen. Would be helpful for you ...

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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 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 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 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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When turning your steering wheel to the left it makes a funny sound?

if it has cv joints look into them

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What causes a whining noise when turning steering wheel in a 2004 F150?

Air trapped in power steering system. Common in Fords from that era.Faulty power steering pump, bad power steering fluid, insufficient or excessive power steering fluid.

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Why does the steering wheel shake at high speeds?

== == Bad Tire or Tires.

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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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When I turn my steering wheel it makes a squeaking noise?

Low Power Steering Fluid: If you hear a squealing noise while turning the steering wheel, it may be an indication that the power steering fluid is low.Fluid may become low because of a leak.Worn Out Belt: Power steering may be affected by a worn belt, causing a squealing noise when the steering w...

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What is the clunking noise when I turn my steering wheel?

If the car makes noise when turning at low speeds, look into the power steering system or the suspension.If you hear creaking, popping, or clunking sounds, the possible culprits are broken or worn out suspension joints.On the other hand, a whining sound could be the result of a damaged power stee...

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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 does Mr Bean hate the 3 wheeled car?

Reliant Regal is a three-wheeled car often seen in the episodes.Mr.Bean may have a problem with the car as most of his encounters with it end up with the car being toppled over.The driver once offered to help Bean in Tee Off, Mr.Bean, but Mr.Bean ignored him.

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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 are steering wheels on the left in US?

Because the Americans are never right.

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Why does your ac come on when you turn on the heater on your car?

The AC takes the moisture out of the cabin air and that helps clear the inside of the windshield from moisture faster.

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What is it when your car vibrates while turning the steering wheel?

Losse wheel, worn bearing, or more than likely, a worn CV joint.

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What could cause Front end of car making sqeaking noise when turning steering wheel either direction?

A bad bearing can cause can the front end of car to make a squeaking noise when turning steering wheel either direction. It can also be caused by bad suspension.

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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 it had to turn steering wheel to the left?

Your wheels are probably out of alignment. You need to have the camber, caster, and toe out checked and adjusted. A failed or damaged component in the steering system is another possibility.

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Why is my steering wheel hard to turn all of a sudden?

When the steering wheel is hard to turn, the problem is often with the power steering system.Power steering uses pressurized hydraulic fluid against one side of the piston, which forces the wheels turn and makes steering far easier.Here are some of the common causes of a malfunctioning steering s...

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Why does car rev up and down when in idle?

I can't say for sure what the exact cause is of it. however, i had a friend with a manual transmission Honda Civic that would do the same thing, he says it has something to do with the O2 sensor. so that gives you a starting point to find the problemidle airflow metre is more than likely the prob...

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Why does your steering go lite on my car when you go over 60mph?

Kinda depends. I'm not sure exactly what "Light" means. It may be normal. On highway the power steering pump is operating at a higher speed and on doesn't actually turn the weal much from center, so it feels light.

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Why does your Steering column shake when you step on the brake?

have your front brakes checked

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Should the steering wheel be in the direction of the a turn when doing the turning maneuver in a vehicle?

Turning to the right, when going forward, you turn the steering wheel towards the right.

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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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Why does my steering wheel shake on 1997 Chrysler Town and Country?

Your tires are bad or you need an alignment. Get your tires checked, they may need to be replaced or rotated, and you can check your alignment by letting go of the steering wheel while driving, if it drifts left or right significantly, you need an alignment.

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