Do the newer Hondas sound a buzzer when an anomaly is indicated on the
instrument panel? I always wished that feature because I often drive
without frequent glance at the instruments. I just haven't developed
that habit. An extinguishable buzzer would be a tremendous help for
drivers like me.
if you can't be bothered to check the gauges on this multi kilo-dollar
investment of yours, can you be bothered to use turn signals? how about
checking your mirrors? how about being bothered if there's a blue
flashing light in your rear?
i haven't developed the habit of being polite to people that can't be
bothered to use their brains. coincidence?
you can drive a car while hearing impaired. you cannot drive while so
visually impaired that you can't see gauges.
bottom line, you should be looking at the gauges every few seconds. if
you can't be bothered any other way, then i hope the repair expenses
that come from ignoring them will help you to focus instead.
Ah, so you're the guy I was behind yesterday, who had his signal on for
There's no buzzer. Honda expects you to use the instrument panel for what
it was designed for: to be looked at regularly.
Hardly. I am pretty good at that. However, a couple years ago I have not
noticed my car overheating due to a hose burst till it was almost too
late. It was in a busy traffic when I was too preoccupied watching all
the idiots driving and talking on their cell phone. Ever since then I
wished for such a buzzer. Dont't airplanes have those things for the
I do but mostly focus on the speedometer an the fuel guage. The temp
guage tends to be out of focus.
even /after/ the above potentially kilodollar mistake??? that's some
special kind of savantism you got there dude if you're paying more
attention to what others are doing inside their cars than what's going
on inside your own.
eh? did you /really/ just try to claim credit for the diligence and
skill of the manufacturer and the people that do your maintenance??? wow!
[if true] any collision avoidance would suspect be more likely to be
your other road users calling and warning each other - that's why you
keep seeing them on their cell phones. either that or they're gotten
lucky in managing to avoid you.
"300 K miles with no accidents" is due to "the diligence and skill of
the manufacturer and the people that do" his maintenance? Yeah, that's
"Any collision avoidance would suspect be more likely to be" his "other
road users calling and warning each other"? To be or not to be, that is
Maybe those other "road users" are all drinking Jim Beam? You know, it
is the world's top-selling bourbon whiskey.
I'm a doctor Jim, not a road user.
300 K and no accidents? But you damn near melted down your engine, so
I don't think I'd be willing to call it cometence. Did you not see
when your tires were going down and THAT was complaining? That IDIOT
light? Do you do a walk around on a regular basis for things like
tires? When was the last time you popped the hood to at least take a
look? Take a gander at the manual. It will probably suggest checking
your oil and transmission levels on a semiregular basis. And your
coolant level, most of all. Do you at least check your wiper fluid?
Depending on others is an abdication of your responsibilites. You
want a nanny state to take care of you.
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