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Vehicle Inspection & Roadworthiness

American Auto Trading offers an on-demand service of car inspection. Our certified technicians travel to perform $250 pre-shipping inspection for your vehicle. Inspection is a very important and critical part of the purchase process to deliver the top quality vehicle.

Get a CARFAX Vehicle History Report for your vehicle

American Auto Trading does $200 additional inspection which includes a CARFAX vehicle history report. CARFAX is a web-based service that supplies vehicle history to businesses and individuals for country-wide consumers. CARFAX Vehicle History Reports are available on all used cars and light trucks model year 1981 or later. CARFAX Report is generated through the unique 17-character vehicle identification number (VIN) from their database of over five billion vehicle records.

Checklist for Inspection

Our experts inspect different elements of the vehicle in detail. Those elements include:

  • Windshield cracks

  • Body panel colors match

  • Paint

  • Alignment of doors, hood and fenders

Exterior

  • Body scratches

  • Body dents

  • Windshields wipers and blades

  • Headlights and directional

Steering

  • Vehicle drifting without prodding

  • Shaking or vibration in steering wheel

  • Resistance in the steering wheel while turning

  • Clicking or clunking sounds when turning

  • Oil or fluid leaks

  • Corrosion issue on battery terminals

  • Odors free engines while running

  • Exhaust pipes

Engine

  • Suspension

  • Creaking noises while bouncing the vehicle corners

Tires

  • Tires brand (Michelin, Bridgestone, Goodyear)

  • Make of the tires (all tire make should be same)

  • Cuts, cracks or bubbles on tires

  • Alignment of doors, hood and fenders

  • Alignment and suspension issues

  • Spare tire, jack and lug wrench

  • Spare tire inflated

Automatic Transmission

  • Clean Transmission fluid

  • Slip or delay in Transmission while driving

Frame

  • Chassis condition

  • Clean and free of scratches frame holes

Manual or Standard Transmission
  • Smooth gear shift

  • Grinding noise in reverse

Brakes

  • Vehicle steers straight while applying brakes

  • Parking brake engages and disengages freely

  • Wheels do not lock on antilock brakes

Interior

  • Seats condition

  • Doors and trunk

  • Gauges functionality

  • Dashboard warning lights

  • Stereo

  • Heater

  • Air conditioner

  • Windshield wipers

  • Windshield wiper fluid dispenser

  • Functional seat belts

  • Seats adjustment

  • Power windows

  • Sunroof opens & closes properly (if applicable)

  • Car alarm (if applicable)

  • Trunk and driver-side door lock & unlock with key

  • Hazard lights

  • Headlights

Miscellaneous

  • Car manual available

  • Instructions for accessories included

  • Service and repair records

  • Owner has title