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Recent Pre Purchase Car Inspection reviews in West Melbourne

Zane has been amazing! Friendly. Honest. Informative. Went above and beyond today. Thanks Zane.

Pre Purchase Car Inspection Toyota Hiace


Very detailed inspection will use again

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Dion was excellent! Reliable, trustworthy, knowledgeable and honest. I needed a pre-purchase inspection for my Sons car and he has given me great peace of mind. A+👍🏻 I highly recommend his services!

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Mathew is a star. Pre purchase inspection. Worth for the money..

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Thanks mate. Couldn't have asked for more for a pre-purchase inspection, well worth the cash.

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

$126 - $195







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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 West Melbourne

Pre-purchase car inspection


Deer Park VIC, Australia

26th Mar 2023

Used car pre-purchase mechanical inspection in Deer Park. 2010 Volkswagen Polo 77TSI Comfortline 6R Auto. 180,000kms. Monday 27th or Tuesday 28th would be ideal. Thanks! - Due date: Before Wednesday, 29 March 2023

Toyota Hi-Ace Van pre-purchase inspection


Truganina VIC 3029, Australia

11th Mar 2023

I need a pre-purchase inspection done on a 2007 Toyota Hi-Ace Van located in Truganina, Victoria. I would like the van's interior and exterior, especially engine, brakes etc to be thoroughly inspected.

Prompt service, honest and professional. Great communication. We'd gladly use his services again for pre-purchase car inspections. A+++ tasker

2014 Mitsubishi outlander pre-inspection in Werribee


Werribee VIC, Australia

2nd Mar 2023

I'm looking for a Mechanic to pre-inspect a 2014 Mitsubishi outlander that I'm planning to buy. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 4 March 2023

He was really good and punctual. I had to postpone my task a few times he was very flexible on that. Would definitely recommend him

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Truganina VIC, Australia

19th Feb 2023

Looking for a qualified mechanic to go and inspect the car at truganina for 2008 Hyundai getz . I need the full car inspection detail done including the engine/transmission to check the condition. I also need someone to check underbody to see if the car is clean and no rust at all. - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 20 February 2023

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Brunswick West VIC 3055, Australia

16th Feb 2023

Hey everyone. I did list for this the other day, but the car I was looking at my Dad said isn't a good car so I've found another now :) It's a 2009 Mitsubishi triton. Anyway, need a mechanic to do a pre purchase inspection, I want someone with those diagnostic tools, make sure the engine is good, test drive, test brakes, belts, and battery if possible - I couldn't see the color indicator thing. all that jazz 🙃 It's in Caroline springs and would like it done tomorrow sometime after 1pm ( time to be confirmed tomorrow midday). But they're holding it for me so sooner the better. Thanks!

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Delahey VIC, Australia

15th Feb 2023

I’m interested in buying a Mitsubishi express and want a pre inspection done by a mechanic. Extra points if you can drive me from CBD to Delahey - Due date: Flexible

Truck Mechanics - Pre-purchase Truck Inspection


Sunshine West VIC, Australia

31st Jan 2023

I need a truck mechanic to run a quick mechanical check on a truck I'm looking to buy. You must be a professional truck mechanic and must be Skilled in pre-buy mechanical assessments on Mitsubishi Fuso Canter Trucks. Truck is located around Werribee VIC.

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Footscray VIC, Australia

16th Jan 2023

I need a pre purchase car inspection tomorrow morning between 9.30 and 10 am. The car is located in Footscray. - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 17 January 2023

Rony is very kind and professional. Highly recommended to everyone who is looking for a pre purchase car inspection.

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Truganina VIC 3029, Australia

1st Jan 2023

I am looking for a certified car inspection mechanic for all relevant pre purchase inspection check of a Hyundai 2013/2014 model and its comprehensive report. Location Truganina or nearby. Required on Monday, January 2, 2023 around 11:30-12ish.

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Point Cook VIC, Australia

21st Dec 2022

I need a 2014 Nissan X trail pre purchase check - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 23 December 2022

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Footscray VIC, Australia

20th Dec 2022

It's a Holden crude 2010 gasoline - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 23 December 2022

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Werribee VIC, Australia

16th Dec 2022

Planning to buy a 2015 Renault Magane car from a private seller.Need a pre purchase inspection done asap. - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 16 December 2022

Great service, thanks Chris

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Taylors Hill VIC, Australia

15th Dec 2022

Car inspection before sell. It is a toyota hiace (van) 1998. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 17 December 2022

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Brooklyn VIC, Australia

12th Dec 2022

Looking for a pre purchase vehicle inspection on a Nissan qashqai located in Brooklyn. Appointment with the dealer to view and test the car at 5pm Tuesday 13 Dec. - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 13 December 2022

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Point Cook VIC 3030, Australia

6th Dec 2022

Hi im going look at a second hand hilux tomorrow. Id like someone with mechanical knowledge to come look over the vehicle for me and give me advice on purchase. The car is a 2006 3ltr diesel 4x4 hilux. My main concern is some people replace the dash in cars like these before selling to show lower ks on the odometer. The car has 170xxx ks id like someone to have a look over wear an tear on the car and tell me if they think the ks are honest or if the car represents a higher kilometre vehicle with a dodgy odo. Someone with who sees these type of vehicles alot would have a good idea I think. Car is in point Cook and I want to inspect car tomorrow afternoon/evening. Cheers

Pre purchase inspection 2005 Landcruiser


Cairnlea VIC 3023, Australia

5th Dec 2022

Looking for a prepurchase inspection for a Toyota Landruiser Prado in Cairnlea on Tuesday 6/12. Thanks

Muni is an excellent mechanic with lots of integrity. Very helpful and you can't go wrong with him!

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Cocoroc VIC 3030, Australia

2nd Dec 2022

I need an inspection for a used vehicle and someone to conduct a rwc check if possible Thankyou 😀 - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 4 December 2022

Sam was a great mechanic. He was on time, and did all the checks required with patience. He provided a detailed Pre-inspection report, which is amazing. Sam was such a nice guy and overall it was a great service!

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Sunshine VIC, Australia

30th Nov 2022

Need someone that knows bmw and preferably M3s. 2015 Car is up for auction at pickles and im currently overseas, would ideally want someone to confirm any mods, can do diagnostics and access onboard service history etc. Extremely low k's... car is known to spin crank hub so need confirmation it kicks over and can engage gears etc, roll back and forward if given the chance. Connecting diagnostics is a big one for me and i know its frowned upon. Also need vin for ppsr and wovi. Should be a hr job at most. - Due date: Before Monday, 5 December 2022

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Newport VIC, Australia

28th Nov 2022

I need a mechanical check on a car I’m About to buy to make sure there are no hidden major issues or things to be concerned about for future. - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 1 December 2022

Muni was great, quick to communicate and a detailed report afterwards. He gave me tips on how to negotiate and gave me a lot of assurance of my choice, thank you!

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Maribyrnong VIC, Australia

19th Oct 2022

Buy a used car which I would like a pre purchase inspection on - Due date: Flexible