Barry

What should all drivers be able to do?

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It’s cool having mad skillz and being able to change a head gasket at the side of the road, but what are some basic skills that all drivers should know how to do?

Here a few, feel free to add. Sadly I don’t know many people who can do these and rely on garages. Should be introduced as part of the driving test.

 

Check oil and coolant levels and top up as necessary 

Check tyre pressures and wear

Change a flat tyre

Fill the fuel tank

 

Bonus - Understand that honking your horn in a residential area just because there’s traffic isn’t cool

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Nice thread, Barry. Here a few fromyside.

Jump start a car

Change an air filter

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19 hours ago, skumar83 said:

Nice thread, Barry. Here a few fromyside.

Jump start a car

Change an air filter

Change / clean air filter, you meant.

Here's my list:

  • Fill up washer fluid
  • How to check the fuse and replace them
  • Check gear oil in the vehicle having the dipstick
  • Top up battery water, if it's not the maintenance-free battery
  • Clean battery terminal for corrosion or tighten the loose terminal

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Get out of my way when I’m coming along..... that would be make me so happy 😂

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