Pre-Purchase Inspections to Verify the Integrity of Used Cars in Seattle WA

Nothing feels worse than driving a used vehicle off the sales lot only to find out the major systems are in dire need of extensive repairs. You can prevent this frustrating and costly situation by having a pre-purchase inspection performed well before you commit to the purchase. The inspection process will help you fully understand the overall condition of the vehicle, so you can avoid unpleasant surprises and continue on your travels unhindered.

Here at Masters, we can perform a comprehensive pre-purchase inspection to help you make the best buying decision. Our talented auto technicians examine and assess every area of the vehicle you intend to buy to verify its overall integrity and areas in need of maintenance and repairs. Here’s what you need to know as you head into your car buying journey.

Hidden Problems Caught by Used Car Inspectors

During a quality used car inspection, your technicians can identify excessive wear or damage to major components.

Common problems caught by used car inspections include:

  • Oil leaks
  • Disintegrating hoses, belts and gaskets
  • Engine performance defects
  • Gearbox faults
  • Suspension wear and damage
  • Worn brakes
  • Inoperative accessories
  • Nonfunctional airbags
  • Broken heating and air conditioning systems
  • Excessive tire wear or damage
  • Faulty battery and electrical system components

Your technician will help you understand the maintenance and repair services the vehicle may need immediately after purchase and in the first few months of ownership.

Benefits of a Comprehensive Vehicle Pre-Purchase Inspection

By acquiring car inspections before you buy, you will learn all about the exact areas in need of maintenance and repairs. You can easily walk away from the car if the identified problems are too extensive or simply use your newfound knowledge to go into the negotiations process with confidence. You can also use the reports to compare two vehicles you are having a hard time choosing between on your journey toward the perfect car, truck, van or SUV.

Our Approach to the Pre-Purchase Inspection Process

Our skilled technicians rely on their training and experience to visually inspect every system required for the complete operation of your vehicle. Your used car inspectors always utilize high tech diagnostic equipment to find the cause of dash warning lights and identify the repairs that may reverse those faults. Throughout the inspection, your tech makes note of the condition of all vital components and clearly identifies all faults found along the way. At the end of your visit, you will receive a comprehensive report designed to help you determine whether the vehicle in question is a great buy or not.

Call Us to Schedule a Pre-Purchase Inspection Before You Buy a Used Vehicle

If you are in the market for a new or used vehicle, schedule your vehicle pre purchase inspection appointment today by calling Greg at (206) 243-8487. After your car inspections, you will drive away well-informed and ready to move onto the next vehicle or complete your vehicle purchase. Give us a call today to get started.