Pre-Purchase Used Car Inspection Aliso Viejo

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Our ASE-Certified Master Technicians Can Fix Your Pre Purchase Used Car Inspection Problems

Getting your car inspected regularly is a good idea as it helps detect any issues with your vehicle before they become serious. If you wait too long, then minor issues can become major repairs. So come in for an inspection and get your car checked today. If you just need something like an oil change or tune-up, we can do those for you also. We have a very exhaustive list of services that we offer.

We offer a wide variety of repair services for you at our auto shop in Aliso Viejo. We are a NAPA AutoCare Center with ASE-Certified Master Technicians. Our services include tune ups, batteries, radiators, engine light, transmission, brakes and a lot more. So call us at (949) 505-5056 or schedule an appointment today for help.

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Routine maintenance is important to keep your car in good condition. Do not wait too long before serious problems develop. If you need service, schedule an appointment or contact us today.

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What We Check for in Pre-Purchase Used Car Inspection

When you buy a used car, you want to make sure that it is in good condition and safe to drive. Doing a pre-purchase used car inspection is a good way for a mechanic to check the car out before you actually buy it.

Pre Purchase Inspection Service Auto Repair & Service Aliso Viejo

We perform a very thorough inspection, which consists of the following:

  • Battery
  • Belts
  • Body Condition
  • Brakes
  • Fluids
  • Hoses
  • Radiator
  • Suspension

The inspection will include a road test and computer engine analysis to make sure that no computer engine codes are generated.

What Else Do We Check For?

Exterior Inspection
  • Body
    • Body Damage
    • Dents, scratches and dings
    • Rust
  • Doors
    • Door Handles
    • Trunks
  • Mirrors and Windows
    • Rear Windows
    • Rear View Mirrors
    • Side Mirrors
    • Side Windows
    • Windshield
    • We will look for chips and cracks
  • Tires and Wheels
    • Tires are importance for fuel economy and safety
    • We will check the tires for the same:
      • Age
      • Brand
      • Size
      • Type
    • Measure Treads and look for curb damage
  • Under the Hood
    • Exhaust Leaks
    • Exhaust Smoke
    • Oil Leaks
  • Wipers
    • Check wiper assembler to be in good condition including the wiper blade in both the front and back windshields
Interior Inspection
  • Electronic Controls
    • Air Conditioner
    • Electric Door Locks
    • Electric Seat Controls
    • Electronic Windows
    • Heater
    • Sun Roof
  • Flooring/Upholstery
    • Carpeting
    • Headliner
    • Seats
  • Keyless Entry System
  • Lights
    • Brake Lights
    • Headlights
    • High Beams
    • Parking Lights
    • Tail Lights
    • Turn Signals
  • Trunk
    • Carpeting
    • Tools
      • Jack
      • Spare Tire
  • Smoke or Mildew
  • Sound System
    • CD Player
    • Radio
    • Speakers
  • Other
    • Door Panels
    • Gas Cap
    • Glove Box
    • Head Rest
    • Hood Release
    • Horn
    • Power Port
    • USB Port
    • Vanity Mirrors

After a very extensive interior and exterior inspection, we move on to a test drive evaluation.

Test Drive Performance Evaluation

Here are a list of what we check for when test driving a used vehicle:

  • Braking System
    • Brakes grabbing, noise, vibration
  • Drive axle or CV joint noise
  • Engine or acceleration noise
    • Engine temperature and performance
  • Gauge Operation
    • Fuel Gauge
    • Oil Pressure
    • Speedometer 
    • Warning Lamp
  • Starting ease or noise
  • Steering
    • Drifting
    • Pulling
    • Squeaking
  • Transaxle noise
  • Transmission
    • Shift quality
    • Smoothness versus slipping

The Results After We Complete Your Inspection

Now that your inspection complete, here is how it can benefit you:

  • Helps the buyer and seller complete the transaction knowing the current condition of the vehicle with transparency
  • Helps show minor flaws that can be used to negotiate lower pieces or have the seller repair
  • Helps the buyer know if the car is in poorer condition to lower the price or at the very least, know what issues the buyer is getting into

These pre-purchase used car inspections give you peace of mind.

Do You Need Help With Your Car?

If you are having problems with your vehicle, come down to Glenwood & Aliso Creek Auto Repair and get your car checked. We have several ways for you to contact us. Please choose what works best for you.

Call us today at (949) 505-5056

If you need to talk to us, call us today. We will get the help that you need so that your car is taken care of.

Setup an appointment

Tell us what we can do for you and let us know when you want to come in. We will schedule an appointment with you so we can take a look at your vehicle. This is the recommend method of contact because it helps us prepare for your visit.

Receive a free quote

Give your vehicle information and what you need a quote for. We will send you a quote and any other information that will help you know more about the repair and services that might need.

Get directions

Come down to Aliso Viejo for auto repair and service. We will take a look at what your car needs. We provide services for the surrounding area which includes Laguna Niguel, Lake Forest, Mission Viejo and more.