Our Vehicle Inspection Steps are:
1. Car Damage History: Identify potential past problems
2. Physical Inspection: 500+ touch point inspection performed by a qualified inspector using the patent pending CarDr.com Inspector app
3. OBD Diagnosis: DTC/ML Error Codes + OBD Monitors + OBD data capture
4. AI-Based Vehicle Health Scoring & Comparison To Peers: Determine if the inspected vehicle is a good value
A 150+ check point vehicle inspection - using the patent pending CarDr.com Vehicle Inspection App.The Inspection App guides an inspector through a visual inspection of Exterior, Interior, Mechanical,Road Test, fluids, body, brakes, cooling system, suspension, HVAC, tires, external appearance, On Board Diagnostics, Check Engine light errors, Odometer reading & VIN Fraud detection
Main components of the Inspection include:
- Exterior of the vehicle
- Interior of the vehicle
- OBD (if supported)
- Driving Test (if seller & weather permits)
- RPM/Idle Test - to rank OBD data and collect OBD Monitors
The Physical Inspection of the Car performed by the qualified inspector using a CarDr.com Inspection App covers 500+ touch points including. The List of key Touch points includes - Driver Side Front Panel, Driver Side Front Door, Driver Side Rear Door, Driver Side Rear Panel, Rear Windshield,Rear Trunk, Rear Bumper, Passenger Side Front Panel, Passenger Side Front Door, Passenger Side Rear Door, Passenger Side Rear Panel, Front Windshield, Front Hood, Front Bumper, Top/Roof, Headlight Left, Headlight Right, Exterior Paint Condition, Frame Damage, Rust, Tail Lights, Directional Lights Left, Directional Lights Right, Sunroof,Door Mirrors, Side Mouldings, Convertible Top, Body Seals, Rocker panel, Back-up Camera, Wiper Blades, WindShield Washer, Body Alignment, Antenna, Body repair, Steering Wheel, Sun Visors, Horn, Cruise Control, Seat Condition, Heated Seats, Seat Belts, Clock, Radio/Nav, Inner Door Panels, Interior Trim, Power Locks, Window Switches, Window Function, Center Console, Dashboard, Dashboard Warning Lights, Stereo Sound Level, Air Conditioning, Heater, Rear Defroster, Carpet, Floor Mats, Cigarette Use, Unusual Odors, Cup Holders, Upholstery, Headliner, Blower Motor, Dash Gauges,Odor,Interior Grade,Air Filter,Battery Condition,Charging System,Cooling Fan Condition,Radiator Cap Sealing, Hoses, Radiator, Engine Coolant, Coolant Leaks, Belts, Power Steering, Steering Fluid, Engine Oil, Engine Fluid Leaks, Engine, Transmission Fluid, Transmission Leaks, Brake System, Brake Fluid Leaks, Transfer Case Leaks,Differential leaks, Exhaust System,CV Joints and Axles, Shocks and bushings, Ball Joints and Tie Rods,Key Fob, Tire Manufacturer/Brand, Left Front Tire, Left Rear Tire,Right Rear Tire,Right Front Tire, Spare Tire,Wheels, Wheel Lug Nuts, Undercarriage, Accessories, Engine Starting, Engine, Transmission, Clutch, Differential Performance, Transfer Case Performance, Wheel Bearing Performance, Brakes, Parking Break, Suspension Performance, Steering, Tire Pressure System (TPMS), Manual Gear's Shift, Computer Diagnosis & On Board Diagnostics (OBD) of all known error codes.
The inspector will try to read the On Board Diagnostic codes from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) for DTC trouble codes and other OBD Monitor Errors. The inspector also conducsts and IDLE & Tet Drive - if it’s safe and operational and if permission from the owner has been given.