Dear Umbra, My friend and I have a bet going that I hope you can settle. She thinks that running the heat in a car in the winter is "free" -- that is, it doesn't use additional gas. As a conservationist, this pleases her greatly. However, I think that turning on the heat does use additional gas if you are using the defroster. Can you settle this for us? Thanks! SamaDenver, Colo. Dearest Sama, You win. But I fear this is a wager with no practical application: The defroster is not a luxury feature. Seeing the road is a vital …
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