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Steering Wheel

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Steering wheels rely on pistons to turn. In recent car technology, power steering has been added to most cars to make steering wheels easier to turn. In power steering, the driver gets help from hydraulic or electric systems. Steering wheels are disabled when the key is out of the ignition to limit car theft.

  1. 1. What happens to a steering wheel when there is no key?
    1. a. It is disabled
    2. b. It works
    3. c. It works easier
  2. 2. What helps a driver in power steering?
    1. a. Hydraulics
    2. b. Ball bearings
    3. c. Pistons
  3. 3. What does a steering wheel rely on to turn?
    1. a. Gears
    2. b. Ball bearings
    3. c. Pistons