Pre-Purchase Inspection

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BODY

COOLING SYSTEM

REAR SUSPENSION

EXHAUST SYSTEM

Exterior body Coolant Springs/shackles/Torsion Exhaust manifold
Paint Pressure test Bar/Track rod Exhaust pipes
Underbody (visual only) Radiator Ball joint/Control arm Muffler
Frame (visual only) Radiator cap Bushings RH / LH Resonator
Trunk/Tailgate Water pump Tie Rod ends, outer, inner Catalytic converter
Mirrors in/out Upper hose Stabilizer/Bushings Tail pipe
Bumpers/F&R Lower hose McPherson Strut Hangars/Clamps
Windshield/Windows Heater hose Shock absorber/Bushings Heat riser
LF Window winder By-pass hose Axle housing/Mount
Hood latch Fan/Clutch/Shroud Wheel bearings
Drivers Seat Freeze plug  
Expansion tank
 

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

ENGINE

STEERING & FRONT SUSPENSION

DRIVELINE

Horn Engine oil/Level/Condition Alignment (visual) Auto Trans Fluid
Headlights Valve cover, RH / LH Control Arms/Track rod Clutch linkages
Taillights Cylinder head/Intake Bushing upper/lower Shift indicator
Stop Lights/Center Manifold/External Ball joints, lower Shift linkage
Parking lights Rear seal area Ball joints, upper Trans. fluid pan
Marker lights Oil pan/Plug King pin bushings Trans front seal area
Emergency Flasher Front seal area Steering box/Sector shaft Rear ext. housing / seal
Turn Signals Oil filter Bushing/Column shaft / Coupling Speedo drive
License Plate Light Oil pressure sender Steering lash Trans. mount
Neutral switch PCV filter/Valve/Hose Tie rod ends, outer/inner Cooler lines
Wiper/Washer/Blade/Arm Engine mount Drag/Centre links C.V. joint/boot
Heater/Defroster Belts Idler arm/Pitman U-joints / fr / cntr / rear
Starter operation Engine noise Springs/Shackles/Torsion bar Slip yoke / joint
Battery/Level/Terminal Valve train noise Steering damper/Ram Axle bearing
Hold-down Oil burning (visual) McPherson strut Axle seal
Charging voltage Blow-By Shock absorber/bushings Diff. pinion seal/gasket
Relative Compression Stabilizer/Bushings Transfer case seal / gasket
Cylinder power balance P/S pump/Level
Ignition System P/S hoses
P/S operation
Rack & pinion steering
Bellow/bushing/Bracket
Wheel bearings

WHEELS AND TIRES

FUEL SYSTEM

ROAD TEST

BRAKES

Tire tread remaining in mm Carburetor Transmission operation Brake pedal reserve
LF____mm Fuel Injection Clutch operation Master cylinder
RF____mm Accelerator pedal Driveline/Noise/Vibration Power assist
LR____mm Linkage/Controls Service brake performance Lines/Hoses / front, rear
RR____mm Air Cleaner/Filter Steering operation Disc/Drum, RH front
Spare____mm Pre-Heat/Fresh air Disc/Drum, RH rear
Wheel rims Fuel lines Lining remaining RH front
Wheel covers Fuel pump Lining remaining RH rear
Studs, nuts RH Fuel tank Parking brake operation
Calipers/ wheel cylinder RF
  Calipers/ wheel cylinder RR
Adjuster operation
       

Key Benefits

  • Determine if the vehicle is worth buying.
  • Find out the actual condition of your vehicle.
  • Determine if the vehicle is safe. (You carry your most valued possessions, your family.)
  • Decide if the vehicle is worth putting some money into. (How much?)

 

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