DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ROADWORTHY AND PRE-PURCHASE CAR INSPECTION CHECKS

Roadworthy inspection involves checking the key components of your vehicle to confirm that they haven’t worn down or deteriorated to the point where your vehicleis no longer safe for everyday street use.

Our pre-purchase vehicle inspection includes a roadworthy inspection but takes it a step further. In addition to those key mechanical and electrical components, it also examines paint condition, hybrid battery condition, a complete ECU scan, turbo leaks, an engine and transmission health check, and more. Our SafeBuy inspection report covers PPSR and a complete history of the vehicle, offering both buyer and seller far greater peace of mind than a mere roadworthy inspection.

By taking advantage of our pre-purchase car inspection, you can have greater confidence when buying a used vehicle.

Don’t be caught by unexpected repair costs - get a pre-purchase vehicle inspection in Melbourne and surrounding today!

Comparision between checks Roadworthy Certificate and Pre-Purchase Inspection check 

Index

Roadworthy Certificate Checks

Pre-purchase Inspection checks

Complete computer scan report of your car

History Check Including: 
ODO meter, registration, finance Check, insurance claim, written off

Complete computer scan report of your car

Safety, controls and component’s health

Steering wheel

Car battery check

Rear vision mirror

Transmission health

Horn

Engine health

Turbo leak

Pedals and others control

Hybrid battery check

Electronic steering wheel

Wheel and tyres

Cracks / damage

Studs / nuts

Rim size / tyre size

Different brand of tyre and rating

Tread depth

Track width

Steering and suspension

Wear/play in joints and bushes

Cracks / damage / distortion

Drive straight

Ride height

Bump stop lock stops

Travel and clearance

Brakes

Mechanical Brakes

Linkages

Cables

Pivot, clevis yokes, pins

Linings

Electric parking brakes

Drum brakes

Hydraulic brakes

Blind spot cameras

Master cylinder

Wheel cylinder

Linings

Parking / secondary brake

Piping / unions / free of leaks

Seats

Seats structurally sound and securely mounted

Lamps, signals, reflectors

Presence

Condition

LEDs

Operation

Tell Tale

Colour of emitted light

Exhaust

Free of leaks

Rust

Routing / Mounting

Heat shielding

Noise

Glazing

Material

Condition

Chip on Screen

Tinting

Wipers

Body and chasis

Rust / damage

Paint Condition (Respray)

Structural integrity

Latches / hinges

Mudguards

Body Work

Protrusions

Bumpers

Field of view

Engine and driveline

Clearance

Oil leaks

Test Drive

Mountings

Shielding of rotating

Fuel system

Free of leaks

Check of pinging noise

Tank mounting

Lines material /routing/mounting

Pumps and filters

Modification

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