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Open the bonnet, identify where you would check the engine oil level and tell me how you would check that the engine has enough oil.
Identify the dipstick, you pull it out and wipe it clean, put it back in and pull it out, the oil level should be between the minimum and maximum markers,
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Open the bonnet, identify where you would check the engine coolant level and tell me how you would check that the engine has the correct level.
Identify the engine coolant tank and check the min/max markings, if the coolant is below minimum markings it should be topped up with coolant until maximum markers are reached,
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Open the bonnet, identify where the brake fluid reservoir is and tell me how you would check that you have a safe level of brake fluid.
Identify the brake fluid reservoir and check the level against the minimum and maximum markers.
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Identify where the windscreen washer reservoir is and tell me how you would check the level.
Identify the reservoir and to check the levels it should be opened up and should be visually checked that it has sufficient washer fluid inside.
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Show me how you would check that the direction indicators are working.
Apply the hazard warning lights, get out and check that all of the indicators are working (walk around the car).
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Show me how you would check the brake lights are working.
Operate the brake pedal, if i was alone i would use the reflections from windows and garage doors or ask someone to help. Ask the examiner to get out and check.
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Show me how you would check that the power assisted steering is working before starting a journey.
Before starting the car the steering should feel heavy, when the engine is started there should be a noticeable amount of movement in the steering and it should feel lighter.
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Show me how you would check the parking brake for excessive wear, make sure you keep safe control of the vehicle.
Apply the footbrake firmly, release the handbrake then reapply the handbrake, when releasing the foot brake the car should not move.
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Show me how you would check that the horn is working.
Press the centre of the steering wheel, if it is working you should be able to hear it.
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Show me how you would clean the windscreen using the windscreen washer and wipers/
Turn on the ignition and operate the windscreen washer lever - pull the leaver towards me.
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Show me how you would switch on the rear fog lights and explain when you would use them.
Turn the lights onto dipped and then turn onto fog lights, check for the orange and green warning light. Fog lights should be used when visibility is reduced to less that 100 metres.
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Show me how you switch your headlights from dipped to main beam and explain how you would know the main beam is on.
Turn on relevant switch, the blue main beam warning light should appear on the dashboard display.
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Show me how you would set the demister controls to clear all the windows effectively.
To demist the back windscreen the correct button should be pressed. To demist the front windscreen the fan air direction should be set up against the windscreen on a higher temperature.
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Tell me how you would check the brakes are working before starting the journey.
You would start the car, drive forward slowly and press the footbrake. The car should stop, the pedal should feel firm and not spongy and the cary should not pull to one side.
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Tell me how you would check the head restraint is correctly adjusted so it provides the best protection in the event of a crash.
The head restraint should be adjusted to the rigid part of the head restraint, it should at least be as high as the eyes or top of the ears and as close to the back of the head but should be comfortable.
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Tell me how you would check that the headlights and tail lights are working.
Operate the dipped headlights, you then would walk around the vehicle.
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Tell me how you would know if there was a problem with your anti-lock braking system.
Turn the engine on, the warning light will stay illuminated on the dashboard display.
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Tell me where you would find the information for the recommended tyre pressure for this car and how the tyre pressures should be checked.
The information can be found i the manufacturer's guide. A reliable pressure gauge will be used to check. Any adjustments should be made when the types are cold and the valve cap should be refitted.
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Tell me how you would check the tyres to ensure that they have sufficient tread depth and that their general condition is safe to use on the road.
The minimum tread depth should be 1.6mm across the central 3/4 of the tyre and it should be around the entire circumference of the tyre. There should be no cuts or bulges in the tyres.
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Card 2

Front

Open the bonnet, identify where you would check the engine coolant level and tell me how you would check that the engine has the correct level.

Back

Identify the engine coolant tank and check the min/max markings, if the coolant is below minimum markings it should be topped up with coolant until maximum markers are reached,

Card 3

Front

Open the bonnet, identify where the brake fluid reservoir is and tell me how you would check that you have a safe level of brake fluid.

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

Identify where the windscreen washer reservoir is and tell me how you would check the level.

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

Show me how you would check that the direction indicators are working.

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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