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Recent Pre Purchase Car Inspection reviews in Inner South West Sydney

Honest review, well equiped!

I need pre purchase car inspection

$75

Thorough job, legend bloke. Thank heaps!

Pre purchase car inspection

$125

Matthew was great - highly recommend.

Pre purchase car inspection

$150

Great communication and honest.

Pre-purchase car inspection

$125

Absolutely above and beyond! He saved me from wasting 7k on a dodgey landcruiser! He even assisted me with the other car that I did purchase. Test drive and proper full inspection. Old school mechanic. Will only be using Mat for any of my work! If you get him for your pre inspection l, you will only trust him too. Bravo matey. Thank you for everything!

Pre purchase inspection 80 series landcruiser

$150

Very professional,good communication highly recommend, showed me many photos and videos of a car I was thinking of buying and help not to buy the car had so many problems with it . Well work again with him thank you

Pre car inspection

$130

What's the average cost of a pre-purchase car inspection specialist in Inner South West Sydney

$150 - $220

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$150

median

$195

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$220

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Average reviews for Pre Purchase Car Inspection Services in Inner South West Sydney

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4.98

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What does a pre purchase car inspection include?

Cars are usually sold with a roadworthy certificate, but this only means your car is safe to drive on public roads. A pre-purchase car inspection is the only way to make sure there are no surprises when you drive away. A qualified mechanic will do a visual inspection, mechanical check, and test drive to spot any current or potential problems. They will also be aware of concerns that might be typical for the make or model of the car you’re buying and look specifically for those issues. Your mechanic will usually follow a comprehensive pre-purchase car inspection checklist to help you make an informed decision about buying the car. Some of these checks will include:

Exterior inspection

The outside of a car is a good indication of how well the car has been looked after. Panel damage or evidence of repaired damage could indicate the car has been in a serious accident. A pre-purchase car inspection will show whether repairs have been performed to a satisfactory standard. An exterior check also includes checks for rust and structural integrity as these issues may cause problems down the track.

Interior inspection

Your mechanic will conduct a visual inspection of the car’s interior, starting with seats and door trims. Then they’ll check all features inside the car operate normally, including lights, seats, seat belts, air conditioning, central locking, wipers, and windows. Next, they’ll check the dashboard instruments and gauges.

Mechanical inspection

Hidden mechanical problems are one of the pitfalls of buying a used car. And there’s no way of finding out the full extent of any car problems without pulling the engine apart. But an experienced mechanic can identify issues from just a visual check of the underbody and engine. Serious mechanical problems may also show themselves in other areas of the car. Brakes, suspension, wheels, tyres, gearbox, and steering will be checked, and a test drive will help to identify any additional concerns. Your mechanic will pay attention to electrical and cooling systems, as well as the alternator and battery. They will run a diagnostic scan to identify any other issues.

History check

You can make sure your new purchase isn’t hiding any secrets, and that it’s not at risk of repossession by including a history check as part of your pre-purchase car inspection. A history check (or REVS check) show any finance owing on the vehicle, if the car has been stolen, or whether it’s been in a major accident and written off. These records are kept and attached to your car’s vehicle identification number (VIN).

Recent Pre Purchase Car Inspection tasks in Inner South West Sydney

Pre purchase car inspection

$170

Condell Park NSW, Australia

9th Jun 2024

I am looking to buy a Honda odyssey 2016 model and I need an experienced mechanic to inspect it bumper to bumper including all the mechanical and electrical parts…

Help with pre inspection LDVd90 or Nissan Pathfinder

$10

Greenacre NSW, Australia

9th Jun 2024

I wanted to buy a car and I need some professional help with inspecting the car. Ldv 2018 model 60k mileage is at Greenacre Parhfidner 2015 90k mileage is at north Epping. Can you also advise which vehicle is more reliable? Based on your advise I ll proceed with whichever car recommended.

Need someone to do the car inspection including report for me

$150

Hurstville NSW, Australia

4th Jun 2024

I’m an Interstate buyer, need someone to inspect the car for me

Best and economic mechanic I’ve ever come across Highly recommended

Need a pre-purchase inspection for a used car

$200

Beverly Hills NSW, Australia

29th May 2024

Need a qualified mechanic to conduct inspection and provide condition status on a 2015 Skoda Octavia. It has to be done today or tomorrow latest.

Punctual and did a detailed job. Will recommend 👍

Pre purchase inspection

$150

Bondi Beach NSW, Australia

13th May 2024

2016 Mazda 2 Neo DJ Auto - General PPI by Mechanic

I need reliable mechanic for vehicle inspection in mt lewis.

$100

Mount Lewis NSW, Australia

6th May 2024

I am planning to buy used car and want reliable mechanic for inspection and negotiation the price. Need to inspect today at 7pm in mount lewis

Completely satisfied

Pre Inspection Car Purchase

$200

Bankstown NSW, Australia

30th Apr 2024

Need an urgent inspection on a 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander before my husband purchases. 4pm in Bankstown

Mitchell is very thorough, extremely valuable advisor. Would defs use his service again. Thanks Mitchell!!!

Pre purchase check

$250

Belmore NSW, Australia

18th Apr 2024

A pre purchase check on car from a dealer ship in belmore. Holden barina 2010.

Vehicle pre-purchase inspection

$123

Condell Park NSW, Australia

16th Apr 2024

2012 Nissan Navara. Private Sale. Incomplete log books/ service history. There is an issue related to wheel alignment and uneven tyre wear on the front right wheel that requires further investigation. Would like a full vehicle inspection with report.

Pre purchase Car Inspection- Mazda 6

$150

Kingsgrove NSW, Australia

3rd Apr 2024

I would like to get a Car mechanically inspected before I can purchase the Car. The car is 2018 Mazda 6 touring series. It is located in Kingsgrove.

Car Inspection

$130

Lakemba NSW, Australia

28th Mar 2024

Pre purchase Inspection of car

Urgent Car Pre Purchase inspection

$230

Greenacre NSW, Australia

26th Mar 2024

Lexus LS 250 2007 Model, Pre-prechase inspection

Great service and comprehensive assessment of the car.

Mechanic for inspection at Wolli Creek

$80

Wolli Creek NSW, Australia

16th Mar 2024

Nissan x trail 2007 T 31 auto. I need amechanic to do the inspection and let me Know the conditiong of the car.

Pre purchase car inspection

$100

Yagoona NSW, Australia

15th Mar 2024

I am looking to buy a 2006 Toyota Yaris in Wiley Park. I just need a trust worthy mechanic to check it out tomorrow if possible. I drove it and a feel the brake pads need replacing but would like a general inspection. An insight on how much it would cost to replace the brake pads would be a great insight too!

Did a great job but potentially sounds like he’s a bit of an expensive mechanic. Also felt uncomfortable with the unsolicited flirty/winking messages.

Car inspection

$150

Epping NSW, Australia

3rd Mar 2024

I'm going to buy a used car. Can you help me to check the car whether the car is okay or not

Thank you for helping me check the car. Since I don't know anything about the car he helped me to explain anything wrong with the car.

Car inspection

$75

Kogarah NSW 2217, Australia

2nd Mar 2024

I need to have a car inspected before buying it. I need a sound mechanic with good references.

Todd was practical, straight to the point and objective. Made me see what was needed to be repaired and negotiate a better price. Would absolutely recommend!

Pre purchase car check, needs to be done today at 4 pm peakhurts

$150

Peakhurst NSW, Australia

9th Feb 2024

Camry Toyota check pre purchase

Good service ……………….

A pre-purchase car inspection on a 2nd hand Toyota Prado

$150

Georges Hall NSW 2198, Australia

8th Feb 2024

Conduct a pre-purchase inspection of a 2nd hand Toyota Prado. The car is advertised here on Carsales: Check out this 2005 Toyota Landcruiser Prado GXL Auto 4x4. https://www.carsales.com.au/cars/details/2005-toyota-landcruiser-prado-gxl-auto-4x4/SSE-AD-14771484 We would like final thoughts/risks/considerations/recommendations from the inspection to inform our decision.

Very good. Would recommend.

Pre Purchase Inspection

$100

Bankstown Aerodrome NSW, Australia

7th Feb 2024

Mechanic required for a pre purchase inspection on a vehicle in Bankstown Area - Due date: Before Friday, 9 February 2024

Talal was extremely thorough and honest. I honestly don’t know what i would’ve done without him there at the inspection of the car. I’ll definitely be hiring him again for any future work

Pre purchase car inspection

$100

Bankstown NSW, Australia

14th Dec 2023

Looking to buy a 2013 Mazda 3 hatchback just need a reliable mechanic to have a look before I purchase. Finances are tight - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 15 December 2023

Very good, on time. Talked to me through the whole process I would definitely recommend.