All About Cars - FAQ
March 16, 2016 at 10:52 PM
Q: What is a suitable first car?
A: A small to medium size car with good visibility all round
Q: What to look for when purchasing a car?
A: Age, mileage, service history, safety features, running cost, purchase price
Q: How important is a cars safety rating?
A: Very important. Try and buy a vehicle with at least a 4 Star ANCAP rating
Q: What is a ‘light’ vehicle
A: A small vehicle
Q: Why do car batteries fail?
A: Batteries have a certain amount of life span.
Q: How do I find out the age of a car?
A: On the registration sticker, which is on the left side bottom of the front windscreen
Q: Where do I locate the VIN on my car?
A: Usually under the bonnet against the firewall, otherwise have a look in your “owners manual” for the VIN number location.
Q: How often should you check your tire pressure?
A: Once a month
Q: How often should my car be serviced?
A: Most vehicles should be serviced every 6 months or 10.000 kilometers. Which ever one comes first
Q: How do I know how much air pressure should be in my tires?
A: Check your “owners manual”. Most vehicles should have 32 PSI
Q: What is cold tire pressure?
A: When the vehicle has not been driven much yet. The tires are still cold.