Pre purchase disclaimer and what’s not included.

What’s not checked in mechanical inspection?

  • Brake function and lining material, brake drums, limited to what is immediately visible
  • Reason for oil leaks
  • Oil pump strainer to assess sludge build up
  • Wheel cylinders
  • Hybrid/Electric car Batteries (start-up battery is checked)
  • Vehicle electrics and electronics
  • Transmission mechanics
  • Engine cylinder compression
  • Water pump/fan, limited to visibility 
  • Body water leaks or reason for leaks
  • Camshaft belt, timing belt
  • Fuel/charging flap release
  • Estimated expiry of exhaust system, clutch, dual mass flywheels
  • Standard to which repairs or service history have been completed
  • Functionality of audio-visual or entertainment system including CD, Cassette, TV, DVD, iPod connectivity, sensors, alarm/security devices, satellite navigation systems/GPS
  • Degree of gas emissions
  • Catalytic converters
  • Additional accessories included as a result of owner’s modifications
  • Mechanical switching of wipers and lights
  • LPG systems
  • Air conditioning efficiency
  • Status of habitation areas of motorhomes or caravans
  • Vehicle’s computer systems, such as trip meter computers, cruise control and any other computer systems
  • Technical systems

What’s not checked in a pre-purchase inspection?

  • Brake function and lining material, brake drums, limited to what is immediately visible
  • Evidence of brake fluid contamination/hydraulic fluid
  • Anti-lock braking system (ABS) mechanics 
  • Meters indicating oil and fuel consumption or the degree of oil and fuel consumption
  • Reason for oil leaks
  • Oil pump strainer to assess sludge build up
  • Wheel cylinders
  • Hybrid/Electric car Batteries (start-up battery is checked)
  • Vehicle electrics and electronics
  • Transmission mechanics
  • Engine cylinder compression
  • Water pump/fan limited to visibility 
  • Body water leaks or reason for leaks
  • Camshaft belt, drive belt / timing belt
  • Fuel/charging flap release
  • Estimated expiry of exhaust system, clutch, dual mass flywheels
  • Standard to which repairs or service history have been completed
  • Functionality of audio-visual or entertainment system including CD, Cassette, TV, DVD, iPod connectivity, sensors, alarm/security devices, satellite navigation systems/GPS
  • Degree of gas emissions
  • Catalytic converters
  • Additional accessories included as a result of owner’s modifications
  • LPG systems
  • Air conditioning efficiency
  • Status of habitation areas of motorhomes or caravans
  • Vehicle’s computer systems, such as trip meter computers, cruise control and any other computer systems
  • Technical systems

What’s not included in the Caravan / Motorhome Inspections

  • Roof condition where a lift or ladder is required to view and assess
  • Technical systems
  • Chassis alignment
  • Engineering, compliance and quality of tow hitches, frames and
  • attachments
  • We cannot check electric expendable living areas
  • Status of habitation areas
  • Air conditioning efficiency
  • LPG systems
  • Mechanical switching of lights, switches and plugs
  • Degree of gas emissions
  • Upper expandable roof to be raised prior to inspection
  • Body water leaks or reason for leaks
  • Electrical systems and electronics
  • Wheel cylinders
  • Drinking Water Tank and Leaks
  • Anti-lock braking system (ABS) mechanics
  • Condition of solar paneling
  • Bathroom Operation (shower/ toilet) & Facilities
  • Waste Water and Processing Systems
  • Operation of Refrigerator, Oven, Microwave Appliances
  • Catalytic converters
  • Odometer and camshaft belt, drive belt and timing belt
  • Water pump/fan
  • Transmission mechanics
  • It is the buyers responsibility to check all dimensions and towing restrictions prior to purchase
  • Roof condition where a lift or latter is required to view and assess
  • Additional accessories included as a result of owner’s modifications
  • Functionality of audio-visual or entertainment system including
  • CD, Cassette, TV, DVD, iPod connectivity, sensors, alarm/security devices, satellite navigation systems/GPS
  • Standard to which repairs or service history have been completed
  • Brake function and lining material, brake drums, limited to what is immediately visible
  • Vehicle’s computer systems, such as trip meter computers, cruise control and any other computer systems
  • Estimated expiry of exhaust system, clutch, dual mass flywheels
  • Engine mountings
  • Engine cylinder compression
  • Oil pump strainer to assess sludge build up
  • Reason for oil leaks
  • Meters indicating oil and fuel consumption or the degree of oil and fuel consumption

What’s not covered in Motorcycle Inspections

  • The operation and/ or roadworthiness of any non-genuine parts and accessories fitted, for example aftermarket exhaust systems
  • 2 Stroke Oil Pump Operation and adjustment
  • Condition of internal engine and gearbox components
  • Frame and swing arm alignment
  • Engine Overheating
  • Wheel spoke tension
  • Tyre pressures
  • Wheel alignment (handlebar, wheels, final drive)
  • Engineering or compliance of any accessory or sidecar attachment
  • Vehicle’s computer systems, such as trip meter computers, cruise control and any other computer systems
  • Timing chain/ Timing Belt and Camshafts
  • Heated Handle Grip and Seat Operation
  • Mechanical switching of lights
  • Additional accessories included as a result of owner’s modifications
  • Catalytic converters
  • Degree of gas emissions
  • Functionality of audio/entertainment systems
  • Estimated expiry of exhaust system, clutch, dual mass flywheels
  • Odometer accuracy
  • Standard to which repairs or service history have been completed
  • Body water leaks or reason for leaks
  • Water pump/fan
  • Transmission mechanics
  • Vehicle electrics and electronics
  • Engine mountings
  • Engine cylinder compression
  • Wheel cylinders
  • Oil pump strainer to assess sludge build up
  • Reason for oil leaks
  • Meters indicating oil and fuel consumption or the degree of oil and fuel consumption
  • Anti-lock braking system (ABS) mechanics
  • Evidence of brake fluid contamination
  • Brake function and lining material, brake drums, limited to what is immediately visible
  • Technical systems

Disclaimers

Disclaimers

The representative or company carrying out the inspection will not be responsible for defects found before or after the inspection is carried out, items may not be visually identifiable at the time of inspection.

  • a) This is a visual, non-mechanical inspection only. Vehicle components will not be removed from the vehicle during the inspection. The vehicle report can only describe and identify defects and concerns that are capable of being found visually at time of inspection. You acknowledge that while the inspectors use accepted methods for fault detection, these methods may not identify all faults. The inspection includes the vehicles Body, Interior, Exterior, Electrical Systems, Engine systems, Cooling Systems, Exhaust Systems, Braking Systems, Fuel Systems, Steering & Suspension Systems, Safety Systems, Transmission Systems, Final Drive Systems, Chassis, Understructure and a Road test, where possible. 
  • b)  The inspection is only current as at the time and date of issue. It is not a roadworthy certificate and cannot be used as one. Inspectors are not required to follow up manufacturer recall notices. The inspection is visual verification against the vehicle condition at the time of inspection. It is buyer’s responsibility to assess the vehicle at point of sale.
  • c)  The representative or company will not be responsible for the terms of any agreement or transaction between any persons in relation to any vehicle inspected. The representative or company will not be responsible for resolving disputes between parties in relation to any transactions.
  • d)  Subject to all applicable laws, the representative or company does not provide any guarantee, warranty or representation regarding the nature, reliability, accuracy or completeness of any information contained in the inspection or the fitness of the information contained in the inspection for any purpose intended.
  • e)  The representative or company will not be liable to you for loss of use, production, profit, revenue, business, data, contractor anticipated savings or for delay or for any financing costs or increase in operating costs or any economic loss for any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
  • Subject to exclusions our mobile vehicle inspections will cover vehicle’s interior, exterior, engine compartment, drive train, wheels and tyres, some brake components and underbody as well as a road test where Roadyworthy.
  • Our vehicle inspections are based on external examination of components. Due to time and cost we will not dismantle components to measure and inspect. These things are evaluated via such things as noise, operating/operation and performance on road tests.
  • Road tests will only be carried out within local speed limits within immediate test drive area. Some faults may not be found or heard unless higher speeds are reached in turn we can not verify.

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