Pressures are found in the manufacturer’s guide
(sometimes inside the door or fuel
cap). Using a reliable pressure gauge,
remove the valve caps, check the pressures when tyres are
cold, remembering the spare tyre. Re-fit the valve caps.
NOTE: Remember that if the vehicle
is fully loaded the tyres should be adjusted accordingly – refer to manufacturer's guide.
Always inflate your spare tyre to
the maximum pressure (It's a lot
easier to release some than to add
it at the road side!)
Ensure that there are no cuts and bulges. Tread depth should be 1.6mm across the central
3/4 (75%) of the entire outer circumference
(If easier, 1.6mm across the
tyres surface that is in contact
with the road).
The head restraint should be adjusted so the rigid part of the head restraint is level with your eyes and ears, and as close to the back of the head as is comfortable. N.B. Some restraints might not be adjustable.
It is a restraint not a rest. It
can save your life in the event
of an accident!
reservoir and explain how the washer fluid should be filled to a
level between the min and max markers on the side of the reservoir.
If there is no way to check the
level then you should top it up
Remember: Winter weather requires
a higher fluid concentration.
Apply the hazard warning switch, walk around the car and check the functioning of all indicator bulbs. (Please note, indicator/hazard bulbs have 2 filaments. To effectively check them use the Indicator stick, however the Hazard lights are adequate for the test.)