Pre-Trip Inspection

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During the pre-trip inspection, you must show that: the vehicle is safe to drive.
During the pre-trip inspection you will: walk around the vehicle and point to or touch each item and explain to the examiner what you are checking and why.
When checking the hoses you should: A. look for puddles on the ground.
B. look for dripping fluids on underside of engine and transmission.
C. inspect hoses for condition and leaks.
When checking the oil level you will show the examiner: that the oil level is within safe operating range.
You should never check the reservoir sight glass of the coolant level. False
When checking the power steering fluid at the pre-trip inspection the level must be above the refill mark to be acceptable True
Check the following belts for snugness, cracks, or frays: power steering belt and water pump belt, alternator belt and air compressor belt.
To check the clutch/gearshift you should: A. depress clutch.
B. place gearshift lever in neutral (or park for automatic transmissions).
C. start engine, then release clutch slowly.
You must check to make sure that the oil pressure gauge is working. True
When checking the oil pressure gauge you should make sure that: shows increasing or normail oil pressure or that the warning light goes off.
The temperature gauge is unimportant at a pre-trip inspection. False
During a pre-trip inspection the mirrors and windshield should be checked for: cleanliness, obstructions, and damage.
Some emergency equipment that should always be carried is: spare electrical fuses, three reflective triangles, a properly charged and rated fire extinguisher.
To check for steering play in a non-power steering vehicle you should turn the steering wheel back and forth. Play should not exceed: A. 30 degrees 10 degrees
Check that wiper arms and blades are secure, damaged, and operate occasionally. False