Shopping for a used vehicle? Don’t get stuck with a lemon. Have us inspect it before you buy.

City Garage’s Comprehensive Pre-purchase Inspection Service is just $99. Available at all City Garage locations. Please call for an appointment. Allow a minimum of one hour to complete.

Here is everything our certified mechanics will inspect on the vehicle you are thinking about buying:

SAFETY INSPECTION

  • Lights
  • Turn signals
  • Emergency flashers
  • Brake lights
  • 3rd brake light
  • Horn
  • Wipers
  • Tires (including spare)
  • Jack and tools

UNDER HOOD INSPECTION

  • Condition of oil
  • Condition of transmission fluid
  • Antifreeze
  • Power Steering fluid
  • Air filter
  • Emission filter
  • Fan clutch or fan
  • Fan belts
  • Radiator hoses

UNDER CAR INSPECTION

  • Fluid leaks – oil, transmission, coolant
  • Shocks
  • Struts Suspension
  • Steering
  • CV boots and joints
  • Alignment
  • Bearings and seals
  • Differential fluid
  • Exhaust system
  • Motor mounts
  • Transmission mounts

CHARGING SYSTEM

  • Starter draw
  • Alternator
  • Battery load test
  • Electrical system draw
  • Cables / terminals

ON BOARD DIAGNOSTICS

  • Retrieve diagnostic trouble codes stored by computer

AIR CONDITIONING

  • Duct temperature
  • Blower motor
  • Duct operation

BRAKES

  • Rotors / front and rear
  • Drums / rear
  • Brake lining / front and rear
  • Wheel cylinders / rear
  • Calipers / front and rear
  • Emergency brake / cables
  • Brake hoses / front and rear
  • Master cylinder / fluid condition
  • Hardware condition

EXHAUST GAS READINGS

  • Does the vehicle meet today’s emission standards?

COOLING SYSTEM

  • Pressure test
  • Block test
  • Freeze temperature
  • Water pump
  • Freeze plugs

Read This Note: This service simply indicates areas that may require service at the time of inspection. This service does not ensure the reliability, longevity or dependability of any parts, components or systems of the vehicle inspected. City Garage does not warrant or guarantee that the parts, components or systems of the vehicle inspected will not fail or are suitable for their intended use.