It used to be at 2 o'clock and 10 o'clock but with the air bags in the steering wheel they now recommend 3'oclock and 12 o'clock.
It's 3 o'clock and 9 o'clock.
9 and 3
To reduce forearm injuries, hands should be placed on the lower half of the steering wheel, with knuckles on the outside and thumbs streched along the the rim of the steering wheel. Elbows should be able to rest comfortably by your sides.
The popular belief is that having your hands at 10 and 12 is the safest way to drive, but this is wrong. According to AAA, the best way to hold the steering wheel is to place your hands at 9 and 3.
T one time, it was at 10 and 2 o'clock. However, with newer cars that have air bags in the steering wheel, 8 and 4 is a better position.
Your hands should slide around the wheel and never allow your hands or arms to cross.
The best hand position for straight ahead steering is to think of the steering wheel as a clock. The best position would be to have the hands on the 3 and the 9, which is what people are taught when learning how to drive.
Imagine it as a clock. Your Hand should be on "2" and "10." With so many vehicles with an air bag in the wheel, they now recommend your hands at 3 o'clock and 9 o'clock.
It will but not as effectively.
The driver/operator moves the steering wheel with his hands and arms.
What aspect of the steering wheel/system? If you just want to raise or lower the steering wheel, there should be a handle on the left side of the steering column about halfway between the back of the steering wheel and the dashboard. Just push the handle down to unlock and adjust the steering wheel and up to re-lock it once it's in the desired position...
It can either be 10 and 2 or 8 and 4. Think as your steering wheel is a clock.
The red steering wheel in the instrument cluster means that the steering wheel is not locked into position. There should be a black lever on the left or right side of the steering column. This is the lever to release when you want to adjust the steering wheel up or down. Push the lever back up to lock into place and the indicator should go out. If it is still on when the steering wheel is locked, then that could be a electrical fault with the sensor.