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Basic Pre-Start Vehicle Check

Use this pre-start checklist so that you and your employees can identify small problems before they become big ones. One more important benefit of Pre-Start Checks is that the inspection uncovers defects that might cause damage to the equipment if it is started.
MaintainX
07/16/2022

Basic Pre-Start Vehicle Check

Use this pre-start checklist so that you and your employees can identify small problems before they become big ones. One more important benefit of Pre-Start Checks is that the inspection uncovers defects that might cause damage to the equipment if it is started.

    If any of the following results in a NO the vehicle must not be used and the vehicle must be report immediately to the appropriate personnel.

    This pre-start vehicle check needs to be completed weekly and kept with the vehicle log. The prestart check should also be completed before driving any hired or pool vehicle.

    All questions must be completed.

  • Name:

  • Date:

  • Vehicle Registration

  • Driver Signature

    Click here to sign
  • Vehicle Type

  • Make

  • Model

  • Odometer (Km)

  • Before you get in the car and get conformable do the outside vehicle checks (Please ensure that the car is parked safety off the road, where you can walk around safety and avoid creating or being a hazard to others)

  • Check under the bonnet

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Engine Oil – correct level

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Window Washers fluid – correct level

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Check under the vehicle

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Oil or fluid leaking / leaked on the ground

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Check the tyres including spare –(worn / damaged / deflated – check tyre pressure)

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Are the tyres safe

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Divers Side Front Tyre

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Pass Side Front Tyre

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Divers Side Rear Tyre

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Pass Side Rear Tyre

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Spare Tyre

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Do all the lights. mirrors and indicators clean and working (Cracked or broken light covers / mirrors)

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Vehicle Panel Damage (Please indicate damage of the following diagram)

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Is the vehicle free from any major panel damage

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Please mark on the following diagram, scratches, dents, scraps etc

  • Diagram

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
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  • Before you start the vehicle:

  • Vehicle Maintenance

  • Check the service sticker on the window screen to ensure the vehicle is not over due for a service

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Vehicle Registration

  • Is all registration and licencing for the vehicle valid and current

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Check that emergency kit and first aid kit is complete and tyre changing equipment is complete

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • All loss articles are stored securely (not left on the seat) or placed in the boot (cargo barriers fitted for wagons)

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Once you have started the vehicle and before you drive

  • Check that all engine warning lights in the dash go out and that there are no warning messages on the electronic display

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
Source: MaintainX (Community Member)

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