V in n and n OR V in n and in n?

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V in n and n OR V in n and in n?

Post by Warren » Thu May 21, 2020 6:47 am

Replace oil in the gearbox and differential gears.
OR
Replace oil in the gearbox and in differential gears.
?

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Re: V in n and n OR V in n and in n?

Post by Alan » Fri May 22, 2020 5:27 am

To avoid a potentially serious ambiguity, I recommend the second!

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