Horsepower has been on the increase for a number of years, but there was a period of time when horsepower was dramatically reduced. Engines in American cars had lots of power in the 60’s and early 70’s. But somewhere in the 70’s there was a big decrease in power due to insurance costs. These days there’s plenty of power available. In that respect many newer cars are superior to older cars. But there are some downsides.
Most of us don’t spend much time thinking about these kinds of things in our life, things that are not readily obvious to us but might completely change our family’s future. We depend on experts to guide us to quality, value, and safety.
If you accumulate clothes, papers from work and other miscellaneous objects in your car, remove them or put them in the trunk before driving. Anything could become airborne in the event of a sudden stop or collision.
Never let your dog ride on your lap. A quick stop could result in your dog being slammed into the dash. Or your Inflatable Mirror Balls could go off and smash your dog into the seat or into you.
Ford outfits C-Max with a 13.5-gallon fuel tank. That gives this vehicle a range of 634 miles, putting some serious distance between service station visits. C-Max takes regular grade gasoline and can take you from Denver to Kansas City on one tank of fuel.
Belt positioning booster seat – This type of car seat is for children weighing more than 40 pounds up until they are 60 to 100 pounds, depending upon the car seat. Booster seats will need to be used up until a child is about 4’9″ tall. Booster seats are without any harness straps and are used in conjunction with the vehicle’s seatbelt system. A booster seat is designed to raise a child so that the seatbelt should fit the child correctly. If a seatbelt does not fit your child and you are not using a booster seat, it is highly likely that serious injury can result. Booster seats must be used with both a lap and shoulder seatbelt. They cannot be used with only a lap belt.
Does your horn work…does you cruise control work? If you are having a problem with one or both of these items then the clock spring in the steering wheel could be bad.