Pre-Purchase Inspection in Asheville, North Carolina
Make Yourself an Informed Consumer
How exciting! You’re buying a new-to-you vehicle. You’ve likely gone over every inch of the exterior for scratches and dents and given the interior the once over. You may have even asked a few questions, but are you sure the mechanical condition is sound? Before signing those papers, ask Precision International in Asheville, North Carolina, about a pre-purchase inspection. Our ASE-certified technicians can check out the automobile for you. We’ll provide the information you need to make an informed decision. You’ll be able to reasonably decide if the car is reliable and worth the asking price, whether there are minor issues to correct, if the seller will reduce the price, or whether you should run toward another choice. You’ll find us just off I-26 at 23 Sardis Road Asheville, NC 28806. Reserve your slot for a pre-purchase inspection using our online scheduler or by calling (828) 670-9191.
Things to Check
Of course, appearance is important! Who wants to buy an ugly car? However, even if the vehicle you’re considering looks flawless, it’s a smart move to have us check out the operating condition. For example, a scan of the dashboard will ensure that the gauges are working and that they are registering properly. Also, a brake inspection is important. Clearly, you’ll want to be sure the vehicle can stop at a reasonable distance. Furthermore, you’ll want to ensure that the suspension is in acceptable condition. This impacts both the comfort of your ride as well as safe handling. Likewise, the tire condition is important. Tires are, of course, consumable goods. They won’t last forever. However, you need to be aware of whether you’re looking at buying a new set of tires soon or after a good bit of driving. A technician should check the engine for you, too. It should run well at both idling and road speeds and not overheat. Finally, a survey of fluids is very helpful. These include motor oil, coolant, transmission, brake, and power steering fluids. Are they clean? Do they appear to have been changed regularly? Are there any “red flags” seen by the mechanic?
See Us Before You Need Us
If you’re considering a new-to-you vehicle purchase, the time to see us is before you need us. Specifically, it’s better to realistically assess the automobile’s condition and purchase/plan accordingly than to buy a car only to discover that it needs a ton of repairs you weren’t expecting. The team at Precision International will tell you honestly what we see regarding your proposed purchase. You can feel confident in us because we are a member of the Independent Garage Owners of North Carolina and accredited by the Better Business Bureau. Know what you’re buying so that you can truly celebrate acquiring your next vehicle.