A side-to-side rocking movement of a vehicle in motion caused by suspension or tyre damage.
On the console of a vehicle they indicate any areas of concern that need to be rectified. Generally a red warning light means stop driving straight away as you are in serious danger of impacting the safety of the vehicle. An orange light means you need to attend to the problem as soon as you can. The most common warning lights include:
Red battery symbol = the vehicle has no alternator charge.
Red oil can = the vehicle has no oil pressure.
Red brake light = the vehicle has no brake fluid.
Orange engine symbol = a sensor in the vehicle is malfunctioning.
Orange oil can = the oil level is low.
Orange radiator symbol = the coolant level is low.
The injection of corrosion-inhibiting wax into car body cavities.
The weight to power ratio is the result of a vehicle’s weight divided by the power its engine develops, thus enabling a measurement of performance.
The distance between the front and rear axle of a vehicle. Vehicles with a longer wheelbase are more stable at high speeds and have a larger interior. Vehicles with a shorter wheelbase are shorter and tend to have better city handling.
The sound a small (or large) child makes when they don’t get their own way.