Things to Know When Buying a Secondhand Car

Posted by on Nov 25, 2012 in Featured, Vehicles | 0 comments

One best way to have a car is to purchase secondhand since it’s cheaper compared to a brand new car. There are important things to be aware of when planning to purchase a used car. One of the important things you that need to consider is to check the parts of the car if they are all in good condition.

Interior – it includes floor components such as carpet and floor materials, center console and car seat. For car seats there are 2 types, the bucket seat and bench seat. It is important to check if they are in good condition with seat belts and air bags for protection.

Brakes – it is the most crucial part of a car. Make sure that all of the break mechanism such as anti-lock brake system, brake warning light and more is working properly.

Engine – one of the important parts in a car and the power source of the machine. It is a must to observe the engine sound by doing a drive test to make sure it is still in a good condition.

Odometer Reading – check if it clearly indicates the distance travelled by the vehicle.

Fluid Level – to make sure it is free from grime or dirt that can affect its performance.

Steering – it involves suspension and tires and if it lets you transport to move and control in the desired direction easily it means that it is still in working and good condition.

Leaks – It is a must to check corrosion or leaks to make sure that the fuel will not be wasted.


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