Reply to post: Re: Why do Mazda fake the data?

Take the dashboard too literally and your brains might end up all over it

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Re: Why do Mazda fake the data?

We asked Mazda about the obvious fake oil pressure gauge on the RX-8, and their answer was they do this because a significant number of numskulls would complain the car was broken if the needle ever moved from the centre.

The coolant temperature gauge isn't completely fake, it will show the engine warming up, but it's set up so it only starts rising above normal when the engine is practically melting and damage is being done.

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