Like most things, as time goes on things change.
The automotive industry is no exception, particularly as technology advances and other paradigm shifts happen. Like, for instance, do you know how hard it is to find a car with a full-size spare tire these days?
OR did you notice that since vehicles are required to have tire-pressure monitors, most vehicles come with the lame light on the dash? It's rare you get an actual readout that displays exactly which tire has a low pressure.
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You've done your research. You've test driven the vehicles you're considering. You think you're a well-informed consumer, right?
Well, there are things automakers aren't telling you. But it's not necessarily a case of deception. It's just the quickly changing auto industry.
Here then, are 10 things your automaker isn't telling you.
"If your tire pressure is low, you have a 25 percent chance of guessing which one."
The federal government requires that all automakers equip new cars with tire-pressure monitors. There are two types. One uses a sensor at each wheel to measure the precise pressure. It's more expensive than the other one, which signals the driver if one wheel is turning at a slower speed than the others. This version, which is more common, doesn't tell you which tire is low. In most cases, the low-tire pressure light can only be reset by the dealer...
[Source: The Detroit News]
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