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Are Vehicle Pre-purchase Inspections Worth the Cost?

Are Vehicle Pre-purchase Inspections Worth the Cost?

A pre-purchase inspection is done when the customer brings in a used vehicle to the nearest shop to have it checked for mechanic and safety issues. From there, the technician will check both front and rear lights, test your brakes, and check over your tires to ensure that your car is ready and safe to drive. A good, quality inspection can be done at a mechanic's home or shop and can come back clean or unearth something major that can make or break the price of your vehicle. An initial inspection should involve taking the car for a comprehensive test drive that includes hills, valleys, mountains, and bumpy terrain. You should have the mechanic test it over speed bumps as well as flat roads in order to gauge the condition of the shocks and suspension. The mechanic can also test the brakes and other trouble spots. Even an analysis of the automatic alert system can be checked for any signs of possible failure. Other problems that the mechanic can check for are issues with the bodywork ... read more

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