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Python Object-Oriented Python Instant Objects Master Class

I need help with RaceCar

I can't figure out why this isn't working. please help!

racecar.py
class RaceCar:

    def __init__(self, color, fuel_remaining, laps = 0, **kwargs):
        self.color = color
        self.fuel_remaining = fuel_remaining
        self.laps = laps


        for key, value in kwargs.items():
            setattr(self, key, value)

    def run_lap(self, length):
        self.fuel_remaining -= (length * .125)
        self.laps += 1

1 Answer

Chris Freeman
MOD
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 68,423 Points

Kirk Waters, you are mixing Tab and Space indentation. This gets corrected in the display of the code, so when the code is copied from the rendered post above it passes. Here are the tabs that should be removed:

tabs in code

Thanks Chris! Just redid the challenge and finally got it! Also learned something new about Tabs and Spaces.

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,582 Points

I didn't catch that, so I'm guessing that's something only a moderator can see, right?

Chris Freeman
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 68,423 Points

Unfortunately, peeking at the raw post source code is only available to moderators. Sorry!

Chris Freeman
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 68,423 Points

In general, if the cut-and-pasted code passes then it is almost always a tab/space issue.

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,582 Points

Good to know! I'll try to remember to suggest checking that next time.