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Old 03-07-2003, 08:29 PM
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Re: Found out a new thing about my car

Originally posted by robj213
When I was straightening my wheel out after parking today I noticed that the RPM drops when you turn the steering wheel when the engine is idling! When idling my engine is about 700 RPM, and if I turn the steering wheel a lil to either direction the RPM drops to about 500 then bounce back up!

Anybody else notice this?
This effect is very noticeable when trying to back out of a tight parking spot with the steering fully cranked one way. In the first 2 months of owning this car, I must have stalled the engine half a dozen times while doing this.