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

1. Brakes should not feel spongy or slack means should not feel loose with no resistance 2. Brakes should be tested as you set off. 3. Vehicle should not pull to one side.

Tell me how you check that you have a safe level of hydraulic brake fluid

1. Open a bonnet 2. Identify reservoir 3. Check level against high and low markings Nissan Micra: With ignition on, the brake warning light will illuminate when the parking brake is applied. If parking brake is fully released and light comes on, this informs the driver of a low level of brake fluid. If brake [...]

Tell me how you check that the engine has sufficient engine coolant

1. Open a bonnet 2. Identify high and low level markings on header tank where fitted or radiator filler cap 3. If it’s below add more engine coolant, if over take out some engine coolant

Tell me how you check that the engine has sufficient oil

1. Open a bonnett by pulling bonnet trigger under the steering wheel and open a bonnet 2. Identify dipstick 3. Pull it out and clean with wipe 4. Put the dipstick back into it’s place and pull out 5. Check that oil level should be between min and max markers.