Topics: Technical Matters

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When driving, where should a driver rest their left foot? Technical Matters
While driving at higher speeds, what does a continuous vibration in the steering indicate? Technical Matters
After changing a wheel on a vehicle, which of the following should be checked after a short distance? Technical Matters
What can be affected by driving on under-inflated tyres? Technical Matters
In general, above what gross vehicle weight must a trailer have brakes fitted? Technical Matters
What happens if the vehicle has a flat battery? Technical Matters
What is the primary purpose of the battery fitted to a petrol – or diesel – powered motor vehicle? Technical Matters
What effect would a weak battery have on a vehicle’s driving performance? Technical Matters
What effect can a worn shock absorber have on a vehicle? Technical Matters
Why should the valve be replaced when having a tubeless tyre fitted? Technical Matters
What effect does low tyre-pressure have on a vehicle? Technical Matters
What is an effect of under-inflated tyres on a vehicle? Technical Matters
If the vehicle’s oil-pressure gauge is reading low or the red oil-pressure warning light comes on, what should a driver do? Technical Matters
What should a driver do before checking the engine oil level on a vehicle? Technical Matters
What is the purpose of engine oil? Technical Matters
When is it recommended to use coolant? Technical Matters
If the oil pressure gauge shows little or no pressure, or the warning light comes on, what could the problem be? Technical Matters
What may happen if the vehicle’s engine oil is not changed as required? Technical Matters
If a vehicle is driven with low oil pressure, what effect does this have on its engine? Technical Matters
On a motorway, when should a driver use the hazard warning lights? Technical Matters
What should a driver do if the fuel system becomes air-locked? Technical Matters
Under what circumstances could both cross-ply and radial tyres be fitted to a vehicle? Technical Matters
When a driver operates the indicator switch and hears a more rapid clicking noise than normal, what could this mean? Technical Matters
What does Anti-lock braking system (ABS) do? Technical Matters
If driving a vehicle with automatic transmission, what in particular should a driver be aware of? Technical Matters
What effect does automatic transmission have on engine braking power? Technical Matters
What does the speed rating of a tyre indicate? Technical Matters
What does the warning light and/or red zone on a fuel gauge mean? Technical Matters