Inspection Details

Our 100+ Point Inspection includes:

(note that some features aren’t applicable to all vehicles)

For fleet managers, note that we can perform custom inspections tailored to your specific fleet.

EXTERIOR – APPEARANCE:

  • UNDER HOOD (CLEAN ENGINE COMPARTMENT)
  • FRONT BUMPER (FACIA, GUARDS, FINISH)
  • GRILLE (HEADLIGHTS, OTHER LIGHTS, TRIM, EMBLEMS)
  • HOOD (EMBLEMS AND FINISH)
  • FENDER (FINISH AND TRIM)
  • DOORS
  • TRUNK LID (FINISH AND TRIM)
  • REAR BUMPER (FACIA, GUARDS, TRIM)
  • ROOF (FINISH AND TRIM)
  • WINDSHIELD / GLASS (CRACKS, CHIPS, SCRATCHES, PITTING)
  • CHECK FOR DENTS, DINGS, AND SCRATCHES

EXTERIOR – MECHANICAL:

  • HEADLIGHTS (HIGH / LOW BEAM, AIM, CRACKS, CHIPS, SCRATCHES, PITTING)
  • BRAKE LIGHTS
  • TURN SIGNAL LIGHTS (OPERATION, CRACKS, CHIPS SCRATCHES)
  • PARKING LAMPS
  • FOG LAMPS (IF APPLICABLE)
  • RUNNING LIGHTS (IF APPLICABLE)
  • LICENSE PLATE LIGHT
  • TAIL LIGHTS (OPERATION, CRACKS, CHIPS, SCRATCHES, DAMAGE)
  • BACK-UP LAMPS
  • EMERGENCY FLASHERS

FRAME:

  • VISUALLY INSPECT FRAME FOR SIGNS OF DAMAGE OR PRIOR REPAIR

INTERIOR – APPEARANCE:

  • DASH AND INSTRUMENTAL PANELS
  • CONSOLE / CENTER ARM REST / CUP HOLDERS
  • FRONT DOORS (CONTROLS, TRIM CONDITION)
  • REAR DOORS / QUARTER TRIM (CONTROLS, TRIM CONDITIONS)
  • LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT (MAT, TRIM, CARPET CONDITION)

INTERIOR- MECHANICAL:

  • WATER LEAKS (LOOK FOR EVIDENCE OF WATER INTRUSION)
  • FUEL GAUGE OPERATION
  • TEMPERATURE GAUGE OPERATION
  • ALL WARNING LIGHTS ILLUMINATED WITH IGNITION “ON”
  • DASH LIGHT OPERATION
  • WINDSHIELD WIPER / WASHER OPERATION
  • AUDIO SYSTEM / SPEAKERS AUDIO STEERING WHEEL CONTROLS
  • NAVIGATION OPERATION (IF EQUIPPED)
  • REAR CAMERA (IF EQUIPPED)
  • CLOCK FUNCTIONS
  • STEERING WHEEL TILT / LOCK
  • SUNROOF OPERATION (IF EQUIPPED)
  • HEADLINER CONDITION
  • CIGARETTE LIGHTER / POWER OUTLETS (IF EQUIPPED)
  • ALARM/ THEFT SYSTEM OPERATION ( CHECK REMOTE)
  • SRS AIR BAGS ( EXTERIOR CONDITION / NO CODES / CHECK WARNING LAMP)
  • OUTSIDE MIRROR OPERATION (LEFT/ RIGHT)
  • REAR VIEW MIRROR OPERATION (DAY / NIGHT OPERATION)
  • WINDOW OPERATION (NOISE, SPEED, AND FULL TRAVEL)
  • DOOR LOCKS (MANUAL OR POWER OPERATION AND CHILD SAFETY FUNCTION)
  • SEAT BELTS (CONDITION, PROPER LATCHING AND RETRACTION OPERATION)
  • POWER SEAT OPERATION (IF EQUIPPED)
  • SEAT HEATERS (IF EQUIPPED AND CHECK FOR PROPER OPERATION)
  • HEADREST MOVEMENT
  • REAR DEFROST OPERATION
  • INSIDE MIRROR / VANITY LIGHT OPERATION
  • INTERIOR LIGHTS (SWITCH / DOOR OPERATION, WARNING CHIMES)
  • GLOVE BOX / GLOVE BOX LIGHT OPERATION
  • LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT (JACK AND TOOL PRESENT)
  • TRUNK LID RELEASE / TRUNK LID LIGHT OPERATION
  • FUEL DOOR RELEASE
  • HOOD RELEASE OPERATION

MINIMUM REPLACEMENT ITEMS:

  • ENGINE OIL AND FILTER
  • AIR FILTER (IF DIRTY OR AT SERVICE INTERVAL)
  • BRAKE FLUID (IF DISCOLORED OR AT SERVICE INTERVAL
  • WIPER BLADES (IF NEEDED)
  • COOLANT (REPLACE IF DISCOLORED OR AT SERVICE INTERVAL)
  • RIGHT FRONT TIRE TREAD DEPTH (IF LESS THAN 5/32 NEEDS REPLACED)
  • LEFT FRONT TIRE TREAD DEPTH (IF LESS THAN 5/32 NEEDS REPLACED)
  • RIGHT REAR TIRE TREAD DEPTH (IF LESS THAN 5/32 NEEDS REPLACED)
  • LEFT REAR TIRE TREAD DEPTH (IF LESS THAN 5/32 NEEDS REPLACED)
  • FRONT BRAKE PADS WEAR
  • REAR BRAKE PADS WEAR
  • FRONT BRAKE ROTORS
  • REAR BRAKE ROTORS
  • ANTENNA
  • AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID (IF DISCOLORED OR AT SERVICE INTERVAL, IF EQUIPPED)
  • DIFFERENTIAL FLUID (IF DISCOLORED OR AT SERVICE INTERVAL, IF EQUIPPED)
  • REAR DIFFERENTIAL FLUID (IF DISCOLORED OR AT SERVICE INTERVAL, IF EQUIPPED)

ROAD TEST:

  • STARTING / STARTER
  • ENGINE OPERATING TEMPERATURE
  • DRIVEABILITY (SMOOTHNESS)
  • AT SHIFT QUALITY / AT SHIFT POINTS
  • MT SHIFTER OPERATIOIN
  • MT CLUTCH (SMOOTHNESS, EFFORT, SLIPPAGE)
  • CV JOINT / DRIVE AXLE NOISE ( FULL LOCK TURN)
  • BRAKING
  • PARKING BRAKE OPERATION
  • STEERING EFFORT (DRIFTING RIGHT OR LEFT)
  • STEERING WHEEL FREE PLAY / STEERING WHEEL CENTERED
  • CRUISE CONTROL OPERATION (INCLUDING RESUME)
  • HORN OPERATION
  • SPEEDOMETER / ODOMETER OPERATION
  • HEATER/ DEFROSTER OPERATION
  • A/C COOLING PERFORMANCE / VENT OUTLET TEMPERATURE
  • TIRE AND STEERING WHEEL VIBRATION
  • BODY / SUSPENSION

TIRES & WHEELS:

  • TIRES (NO ROAD HAZARD DAMAGE / PROPER TIRE PRESSURE)
  • TIRES (CHECK FOR UNEVEN WEAR OR SIDEWALL CRACKING)
  • WHEELS/ RIMS (CHECK FOR DAMAGE)
  • VALVE STEM CONDITION
  • WHEEL LUG NUTS ( ALL PRESENT AND PROPERLY TORQUED)
  • SPARE TIRE (CONDITION / PRESSURE)

UNDER HOOD:

  • BATTERY (CONDITION, FLUID LEVEL, LOAD TEST)
  • ALTERNATOR (BELT CONDITION / TENSIONER, CHARGING)
  • WATER PUMP (NOISE / LEAK)
  • DISTRIBUTOR (CAP AND ROTOR CONDITION, SHAFT LOOSENESS)
  • IGNITION SYSTEM OPERATION
  • FUEL SYSTEM OPERATION (CONNECTIONS, LEAKAGE)
  • FUEL FILTER (REPLACE PER MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE)
  • RADIATOR (LEAKS, ROAD HAZARD DAMAGE)
  • COOLANT RECOVERY TANK (CONDITION, FLUID LEVEL, SENSOR OPERATION)
  • A/C CONDENSOR (CORROSION, ROAD HAZARD DAMAGE)
  • COOLING FAN OPERATION
  • COOLANT (REPLACE IF DISCOLORED, INSUFFICIENT PROTECTION)
  • COOLANT HOSES (CHECK CONDITION)
  • POWER STEERING (FLUID LEVEL, BELT CONDITION/ TENSION)
  • A/C COMPRESSOR (FLUID LEVEL, BELT CONDITION/ TENSION)
  • HEATER VALVE ADJUSTMEN
  • ENGINE/ TRANSMISSION MOUNT CONDITION
  • ENGINE CONDITION (VISUAL VERIFICATION OF OIL CHANGE MAINTENANCE)
  • TIMING BELT CONDITION (CHANGE PER MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE)
  • BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER BOOSTER (OPERATION / LEAKS)

UNDER VEHICLE

  • HYDRAULIC HOSE / LINE LEAKAGE AND FREE MOVEMENT SUSPENSION (SPRINGS PROPER RIDE HEIGHT)
  • STRUTS / SHOCKS ABSORBER LEAKAGE
  • BALL JOINT AND TIE ROD END TIGHTNESS
  • POWER STEERING RACK LEAKAGE
  • ENTIRE EXHAUST SYSTEM
  • ENGINE (OIL LEAKS, DRAIN PLUG THREADS)
  • TRANSMISSION LEAKS
  • COOLANT LEAKS
  • CV JOINT / BOOTS / DRIVE-SHAFT / UNIVERSAL JOINTS (CRACKS, LEAKAGE)
  • BRAKE CALIPER LEAKAGE