What To Look For When Test Driving Used Trucks 13/01/2008

When you’ve finally got to the stage where you are ready to test drive the used truck you’re interested in, there are significant things you should be looking for. br
Here is a check list of what to pay attention to when test driving a used vehicle. br

Put vehicle in neutral and rev the engine. Check for smoke from rear exhaust. br
Listen for noises which could mean engine troublebr
Check the lights and that the transmission shifts smoothly br
Make sure the brakes are smooth and even and when slowing down it stays straightbr
Drive the vehicle on hills, highways and stop-and-go traffic and in reversebr
Check the temperature gauge in case it shows a high readingbr
Does the vehicle bounce or shake over small bumps or when going over 45mphbr
Cut off the engine, restart the engine and make sure it restarts easilybr
Check for leaks under the hood and beneath the vehiclebr
Check odometer for correct mileage, scratches, misaligned digits or digits that stickbr

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