ID: Compliance plate, engine number checks
Body work inspection: rust, body repairs, glass/mirrors, sunroof, aerial, convertible (if applicable), frames and members, under body parts, front suspension, rear suspension, steering components, auto/manual transmission, exhaust, differential, and drive shafts.
Engine Bay: engine noise, fluid level, fluid leaks, mountings, hoses/pipes, water pump/fan, ignition system, fuel system, standard 12V battery (not hybrid or electric car battery), radiator/cap, drive belt/pulleys, brake booster, and master cylinder/ABS.
Tyres, Wheels and Brakes: tyres, wheel rims, spare tyre/rim, brake hose callipers/pipes, brake pads, brake discs, brake linings, wheel cylinders, brakes and drums, park brake, and wheel bearings.
Interior: seats, seat belts, other trims, radio, rear window demister, air-conditioning, heater demister, washer/wipers, horn, doors, locks, hinges, window operation, warning lights and gauges, dash, and all other lights.
Exterior/Underbody: Visual inspection for rust, previous body repairs, panels and suspension.
Accident Damage: A paint depth gauge test is used to check for previous cosmetic repairs. A visual inspection is used for evidence of accident, hail and flood damage.
Road Test: ease of starting idle, engine noise, engine performance, exhaust smoke/emissions, gearbox auto/manual, differential, steering/suspension, brake operation, speedo, cruise control, 4WD (if applicable), camshaft/drive belt, and owner’s manual.
*The inspection of any vehicle undertaken by RedBook Inspect is visual only; no removal of parts or components is undertaken during the inspection process. Please refer to the terms & conditions for more information.