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Tell me how you would check that the brakes are working before starting a long journey

Brakes should not feel spongy or slack
Brakes should be tested as you set off
Brakes should not pull to one side


Tell me where you’d find the information for the recommended tyre pressures for this car and how tyre pressures should be checked

Check manufacture's guide
Usea reliable pressure gauge
Check and adjust pressures when tyres are cold
Don't forget spare tyre
Remember to refit cap valves


Tell me how you make sure your head restraint is correctly adjusted so it provides the best protection in the event of a crash

Should be adjusted so the ridgid part of the headrestraint is at least as hugh as the eye or top of the ears
And as closeto the back of the head as it is comfortable


Tell me how you’d check the tyres to ensure that they have sufficient tread depth and that their general condition is safe to use on the road

No cuts and bulges
1.6mm tread depth across the cebtral three-quarters of the breadth of the tyre and entire circumference


Tell me how you’d check that the headlights and tail lights are working

Turn on the switch (describe how)
Then walk round vehicle


Tell me how you’d know if there was a problem with your anti-lock braking system

Warning light on dashboard will come up that there is something wrong with anti-breaking system (abs)


Tell me how you’d check the direction indicators are working. You don’t need to exit the vehicle

Turn on hazard lights
And walk round vehicle


Tell me how you’d check the brake lights are working on this car

Operate break pedal
Do it against wall or use a window or someone else to check


Tell me how you’d check the power-assisted steering is working before starting a journey

Two ways:
Gentle pressure on steering wheel, maintained while engine has started, should result in slight but noticeable movement as system begins to operate
Or turning the steering wheel just after moving off will give an immediate indication that power assistance is functioning


Tell me how you’d switch on the rear fog light(s) and explain when you’d use it/them

Operate switch
Check warning light is on
Use when visibility is reduced


Tell me how you switch your headlight from dipped to main beam and explain how you’d know the main beam is on

Operate switch
Check main beam warning light is on


Open the bonnet and tell me how you’d check that the engine has sufficient oil

Locate dipstick
Should be between min and max


Open the bonnet and tell me how you’d check that the engine has sufficient engine coolant

Identify high and low marking on header tank where fitted or radiator filler cap
Describe how to top up to correct level


Open the bonnet and tell me how you’d check that you have a safe level of hydraulic brake fluid

Identify reservoir
Check level against high and low markers