We think were the smartest generation. But 50 years ago, car manuals explained how to adjust valves. Now they explain why you shouldn't drink the contents of the battery.
@artyr3 that's great haha
@artyr3 Nope, they don't even explain it. They're just like "don't".
@artyr3 They go into detail on how to put on your seatbelt too lol.
@GreetingsFrom617Patroclus oh yes. we mustn't forget the seatbelt instructions. or the necessity of using wipers when its raining.
to be fair, drivers no longer have to regrind the valves and decoke the engine every few thousand km - it does vary between manufacturers; a manual for a Suzuki Swift I had as a courtesy car mentioned a lot more "old style" maintenance procedures.
But a lot of things are what you /should/ normally get taught in driving school (as least you do over here, whether people remember them is another matter..)
@artyr3 Ha! While that gave me a laugh, the real reason is the people from 50 years ago raised a generation of people who can't take responsibility for their own actions, so companies have to put stupid warnings on all products because they fear being sued.
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