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Missing info in user manuals

THis is not specific to this car....but user manuals stink. THink about wheels: wheel bolt circle , offset, center hole size..: nowhere to be found. Wheel nut size and thread (12mm x 1.5) ...nowhere. Thanks to the internet, easy to find out now but most of us will look for spare rims for winter tires, or want to replace a lost nut...this is relevant info that should be part of the user manual...but they spend HUNDREDS of pages about safety remarks to ensure no one will sue the company....anyway.... Thanks to this site, I was able to change the "press once or twice" door unlock option....nowhere to be found in the manual (except for the hi tech instrument panel that I so do not have) .....
SO...forget my frustration...and glad these forums exist...


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THis is not specific to this car....but user manuals stink. THink about wheels: wheel bolt circle , offset, center hole size..: nowhere to be found. Wheel nut size and thread (12mm x 1.5) ...nowhere. Thanks to the internet, easy to find out now but most of us will look for spare rims for winter tires, or want to replace a lost nut...this is relevant info that should be part of the user manual...but they spend HUNDREDS of pages about safety remarks to ensure no one will sue the company....anyway.... Thanks to this site, I was able to change the "press once or twice" door unlock option....nowhere to be found in the manual (except for the hi tech instrument panel that I so do not have) .....
SO...forget my frustration...and glad these forums exist...
POrior to the days of the corporate lawyers taking control of the user manuals, one could find any needed information in them, including electrical wiring diagrams!
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