Certified Pre-Owned Checklist

 

Exterior/Interior
Exterior Lights Headlamps, Signal, Brakes, Tail
Warning Lights Check Engine, ABS, TPMS, Other
Interior Lights Overhead, Instrument Panel
Horn  
Wiper Blades Torn, Bent, Chatter, Streaking
Air Conditioner/ Heater Poor Heat, Poor Cold Air, Poor Air Flow
Interior Brake Function Noise, Pedal Feel, Parking Brake Loose/Broken
Under-Hood (Engine Compartment)
Air Filter Missing, Dirty, Oil Soaked
Throttle - Body Carbon Build-up, Sticking Throttle Plate
Belt(s)/ Tensioner Cracked, Frayed, Loose, Wear
Hoses Leaking, Soft / Brittle, Cracked
Radiator Leaking, Corrosion
Ignition System Wires, Distributor, Coil Pack
Cabin Air Filter (if equipped)  
Fluids
Engine Oil Level (High-Low), Contamination
Transmission Burnt Odor, Discoloration
Power Steering Low, Burnt Odor, Discoloration
Coolant Test Strip, Low, Acidic Odor, Discoloration
Brake Test Strip, Low, Discoloration
Master Cylinder Leaks
Brakes
Friction Front, Rear
Rotor/Drum Bluing, Cracking | LF   RF   LR   RR |
Caliper/Wheel Cylinder Left Front, Right Front, Left Rear, Right Rear
Brake Pads Left Front, Right Front, Left Rear, Right Rear
Under-Vehicle
Engine Oil Drain Plug Leaking, Stripped, Over-tight (Notify SA)
Wheel Bearing Movement, Noise
Steering/Rack & Pinion Movement, Leaking
Struts/Shocks Leaking, Bent, Mounts
CV Axles/U-joints Torn Boot, Loose Joint, Damaged
Fluid Leaks Engine, Transmission, Power Steering, Coolant
Exhaust Black Dep. Corrosion, Cracks, Leaks, Hangers, Components
Catalytic Converter Corrosion, Cracks, Leaks, Components, O2 Sensor, Foul Odor
Differential (if equipped) Low, Leaking, Noise 
Tires
 

 

PSI Tread Depth Remarks
Right Rear      
Left Rear      
Right Front      
Left Front      
SPARE      
Other-Remarks
Alignment  
Balance  
Battery