Services : Pre-Purchase Inspections

Foreign Accents Used Vehicle Inspections

A used vehicle can provide better value for the dollar over buying new but only if it is in good running condition. Regardless of whether you are buying a six months or six years old vehicle, it is important that you have the vehicle inspected by a qualified mechanic.

Unfortunately, having a mechanic look over a potential purchase is one step that most people never do before making a purchase. Pressures from the salesman or not wanting to lose the deal often come into play.

For both peace of mind and just a bit more confidence when closing the deal, let us confirm the quality of what may be your new car.

General Overview

  • Body Damage and Paint Condition
  • Windows / Glass Cracks Scratches Operation
  • Tire Pressure
  • Tires Damage and Wear Check
  • Wheels – Damage
  • Exhaust System – Rust, Holes, Noise
  • Wiper Blades


  • Battery Posts & Cables
  • Battery Fluid Level
  • Battery Cables
  • Air Filter
  • Air Conditioning – Operation
  • Alternator – Charging
  • Alternator Belt
  • Fuse Block
  • Engine Wiring Harness
  • Oil Level
  • Transmission Fluid Level
  • Power Steering Fluid Level
  • Radiator Fluid Level
  • Power Steering Pump – Operation Leaks
  • Power Steering Belt
  • Vacuum Hoses – Cracks Leaks
  • Inspect Hoses and Clamps
  • Throttle Body
  • Spark Plug Condition
  • Spark Plug Wire Condition
  • Idle RPM
  • Steady High RPM
  • Wiper Washer Pump
  • Wiper Operation

Suspension Inspection

  • Front End Alignment (can it drive straight with hands off the wheel)
  • CV Boots & Axles
  • Steering Operation, Tie Rod Ends, Gearbox
  • Suspension Mounting Bolts

Brake Inspection

  • Brakes – Operation
  • Master Cylinder – Leaks, Fluid Level
  • Brake Fluid Leaks at all four wheels
  • Inspect Parking Brake

Interior Inspection

  • Seat belts – Presence and operation
  • Rear View Mirrors – Presence and Operation
  • Seat – Tears or damage
  • Interior – Tears or damage
  • Radio – Presence and operation
  • Interior Lights
  • CD Player
  • Door Locks
  • Glovebox / Compartment Lock
  • Trunk or Hatch Locks

Lights & Indicator Inspection

  • Headlights High Beam Low Beam
  • Brake Lights
  • Emergency Warning Lights
  • Turn Signals
  • Reverse Light back of car
  • Check Engine Light with Key On but Off when running
  • All Warning Lights Light At First Key On then turn off