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Bonnet Check Quiz

Most diesel cars require to be serviced at every 10, 000 to 12, 000km or annually if you do less mileage per annum.

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If you leave the lights or radio on in your car overnight , this will result in a flat battery.

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If your car starts to overheat when driving , then pull over to a safe place and turn off your engine.
If you continue driving you will risk burning out your engine and the only way to rectify this is to replace your engine; a costly mistake.
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If your car was dangerously low in Engine coolant then a RED warning light will show up on your dash board , this is often shaped like a thermometer.
In older models of cars then the needle will rise into the red on the temperature gauge of your dash board.
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If the engine coolant is low then ensure to top it up with the correct type of engine coolant for the make and model of your car.
This is extremely important in the winter time as engine coolant  contains anti freeze to keep the coolant liquid at sub zero temperatures ! 
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  • Topping up too much oil in the car will overflow, damage the oil filter and engine parts.
  • Too much engine coolant will overheat , expand and rise up above the maximum mark and possibly blow the top off the coolant bottle ! Similar with adding too much brake fluid.
  • Always fill to just below the maximum mark indicated on the container.
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If the car is low in oil, put in approximately 500ml of the correct type of oil and drive the car, after a few days light  driving check the level again and if necessary tip up a little again. 

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if the oil level is below minimum then the oil Mark will be below the minimum Mark on the dipstick and also a red warning light will show up on the dashboard ( like an Aladdin lamp ).

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To check the oil level in the car you will use the dipstick( some new cars have electronic dipstick which show up oil ok on the dashboard 

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Water for the screen wash is the most common container that you will be topping up under the bonnet.

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