字幕列表 影片播放 列印英文字幕 Welcome to Fuzz's Top Tips with Carole Nash. A series of videos designed to help you use your classic car more successfully, safely and pleasurably In this video I want to talk about jacking your car up safely Now what I will say, is if you're jacking your car up or intending to jack your car up because you've suffered a puncture on the side of the road or on the motorway then don't. Call out the breakdown. You need to make sure that you're in a safe place if you're going to do this. The hard shoulder is not a safe place lay-by's aren't that good either. If that's happenend and you're with Carole Nash Insurance then you've got inclusive breakdown cover Here we've got this little Mazda sitting on a bit of a slope Now what I've done, because the slope comes down this way I've positioned the car sideways. Now, quite a lot of driveways have a slope to them Firstly what I'm going to do; a piece of wood, real life situation. Get that underneath the back of the rear tyre And the little bit, just get that and wedge it in there. So now, I'm going to put the handbrake on, because we're jacking it up at the front I don't need the wheel to spin. Now before I jack it up, what I need to do firstly is make sure that I've released the wheel nut. Because if I jack it up and I haven't released the wheel nut - released the tension on them. Then, of course, what will happen when I try to undo them? The wheel's just going to spin So that's no good Crack those. There a bit tight. There we are. See I'd have never have done that, if I'd have left the wheel nuts tight when I jacked the car up I'm using a jack that came with the car. So it's a Scissor Jack and they're notoriously easy to unbalance So this actually fits in on to the sill here and what you'll notice, is there's a little point here where the sill is just that little bit thicker. Put that through there and then, just jack it up Now here, I have one of the most important bit of equipment you could have; it's an axle stand So, it's a bit of a tall one, but what I need to do is find a place where I can get it underneath this car so I can then let the car down on to the stand, which will then take the place of the wheel essentially Okay, so I'm going to put that there. Just lower it down, just slightly. I'm leaving the jack in there It's gone up a bit higher than I'd have liked but I know that the stand is under there So, we can now proceed to take the wheel off or do whatever it is that we need to do And that is how to jack your car up safely!