2011 Mazda 2 Touring: Bigger Than a Coat Hanger
November 07, 2011
Last Friday, Scott told you about the terrible grinding noise from our Mazda 2 that was caused by some free road wire we picked up in the Mazda's right rear suspension. He called it a coat hanger.
Well, at about 8-feet and nearly as thick as the lettering on a Bic pen, I'd say it's a little more than a coat hanger.
That's a yard stick.
That's a cabinet, a cone and an empty gas can.
I know the fact that it's a pretty big wire doesn't make the $120 bill easier for many of you to swallow, but they had to pull the wheel off and cut portions of this to get it unwound. 6 days out of 7, I'm paying for the convenience of not having to deal with that.
Mike Magrath, Features Editor, Edmunds.com>
*update: Fine, fine, it's far thinner than that pen. Here's a close up.