If you are making a plan for purchasing a used car, there is always a risk involve in it might be a car has been involved in an accident or has some hidden problem in the past. This article will help you be more informed when you are buying a used car, and we recommend you to check the following points when you are going to purchase a used car:
Check The Car Engine
Check carefully the condition of a used car; it is always better to take a car specialist with you when you are buying a used car. When you enter the dealership for buying a car then perform the following tips when you inspect a used car.
• Check engine noises, by pressing the race Paddle and notice the sounds which are coming from the engine.
• Check oil level and its condition, if the oil is black in color and thin then its condition is not good.
• Take a test drive and check the engine pick, smoke, engine warning lights, timing belts etc.
Check The Car Paint
Check the rust spots, dents or scratches from the sides of the car, an old technique is to run your finger along the edges of the car and observe roughness.
Check the Tires Conditions
Look the surface of the tires for bad alignment. Check the extra/spare tire and compare it to the other tires.
Very important point, never ever buy a frame damaged car. Look for welds; it should not be welded on either side. Inspect the bolt heads at the top of the fenders inside the hood.
Verify Lights & Accessories
Check and verify proper all the functions like, back parking camera, radio, music, indicator signals, head lights including high beam light, wiper movements etc.
Do Not Pay Sticker Prices
Always buying a used item is negotiable, do not pay sticker price and the price they are asking, feel free to offer a price depending on the condition of the car.
Check For Accident
You should take a complete overview of a desired used car, and check the car for any major accident, for this you check the engine placement, wheel alignment, body condition. Keep one thing in your mind that there is not guarantee or warranty of used car, so be sensible while making a deal.
There may be many other measures for buying a used car, if you know any other than discuss above, then discuss with us!