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Pre-Purchase Inspections

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Peace of mind pre-purchase vehicle inspection

Mobile, on-site service available, Melbourne wide

Pre-purchase Vehicle Inspection Specialists

Thinking about buying that car?

You can make a better buying decision by letting the team at Temby Auto Service carry out a pre-purchase vehicle inspection on your next vehicle.

Our highly skilled team are VicRoads Licensed Roadworthy testers and can carry out vehicle inspections in our workshop and on-site at your location. With years of experience and a passion for automotive, our vehicle inspections team will thoroughly inspect your car and note wear and damage on various parts.


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Once the inspection is complete you will be provided with a written comprehensive report that is easy to understand.

Our Pre-Purchase Vehicle Inspection includes evaluation of the following items:

(Click on any of the items to see even more details about our inspection checklist)


Engine

During the engine check we review many components to determine wear and faults. The items below are inspected where applicable and any faults and comments are listed in the report:

  • Cooling system (radiator, water pump, hoses, fan)
  • Engine Mounts
  • Engine Smoke
  • Starter Motor
  • Oil leaks, level and condition
  • Cylinder block
  • Exhaust system and emissions
  • Belts
  • Fuel system
Transmission/driveline

During the transmission and driveline check we review many components to determine wear and faults. The items below are inspected where applicable and any faults and comments are listed in the report:

  • Fluids/leaks
  • Centre bearing
  • Clutch slip, shudder and adjustment
  • Drive shaft and CV joints
  • Shift operation
  • Gear shift linkages
  • Hydraulics and linkages
  • Universal joints
Steering/suspension

During the steering and suspension check we review many components to determine wear and faults. The items below are inspected where applicable and any faults and comments are listed in the report:

  • Steering box, rack and other components
  • Shock absorbers
  • Linkages
  • Ball joints
  • Steering wheel
  • Power steering
Body

During the body check we review the exterior to determine wear and faults. The items below are inspected where applicable and any faults and comments are listed in the report:

  • Paintwork
  • Underbody
  • Latches and handles
  • Glass and windows
  • Rust
Brakes

During the brake check we review many components to determine wear and faults. The items below are inspected where applicable and any faults and comments are listed in the report:

  • Pads and linings
  • Brake lines and hoses
  • Efficiency
  • Pedal travel
  • Noises
  • Handbrake
  • Discs or drums
  • Fluid levels
Wheels and Tyres

During the wheels and tyres check we review many components to determine wear and faults. The items below are inspected where applicable and any faults and comments are listed in the report:

  • Bearings
  • Rims
  • Tread
Electrical

During the electrical check we review many components to determine wear and faults. The items below are inspected where applicable and any faults and comments are listed in the report:

  • Lights and globes
  • Wipers & washers
  • Indicators
  • Hazard lights
  • Battery and terminal carrier
  • Horn
Other Miscellaneous components

Along with all the other parts reviewed above the following components are also inspected to determine wear and faults:

  • Speedometer
  • Gauges
  • Heater and demister
  • Mirrors
  • Air conditioner
  • Seats
  • Seat belts


Take the risk out of purchasing a second hand car by arranging a Temby Vehicle Inspections technician to complete a pre-purchase vehicle inspection.

For more information on our workshop services, view our workshop site here.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does the inspection take?

The Inspection can take 1-3 hours, depending on the type of vehicle and its condition.

How much does the inspection cost?

Inspection costs can vary depending on the type of vehicle, its condition and location. For a quote, please contact us.

What models of car do you inspect?

At Temby Vehicle Inspections, we can inspect all makes and models, and provide you with our comprehensive evaluation.

Can you carry out repairs to my vehicle?

Yes, at Temby Vehicle Inspections we also offer a fully comprehensive workshop service, repairing all aspects of your vehicle. More information about our workshop services can be found here.

Are you able to come to me for an inspection?

Yes, our highly skilled staff can come to you to carry out our vehicle inspection.

Do I need to be there during the inspection?

No, you will be provided with detailed information upon completion of the inspection.

How much notice do I need to provide for an inspection?

Usually 1 day notice is enough, occasionally due to increased workshop demand we may need 2-3 days notice. 


Contact us now for a vehicle pre-purchase inspection.

 



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