How to Inspect a Used Car


After taking ownership of a used car, its problems become your problems, so the more variables you eliminate before buying, the less likely you'll be to get stuck with costly repairs. Take our advice and conduct a thorough inspection of the vehicle after a test drive. Look, listen and smell for leaks, rattles and bad odors, or anything else that seems out of order, and pay the extra money for an independent inspection. To learn more about these and other presale precautions, follow the link below.

Post-Drive Inspection

By Matt Schmitz | July 6, 2013 | Comments (1)


As state in the article it is important to go over the car through and through. If you are uncomfortable doing it yourself it could be advisable to hire a mechanic who is knowledgeable in the type of car you have purchased.

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