GUIDE TO BUY A PREOWNED CAR

Updated: Sep 19, 2021

Are you planning to buy a preowned car?


Congratz! It's a good decision.


But before making a decision, here are few checklists you can have to guide you through.


Would you need a professional's help? Feel free to book a car inspection service


DASH LIGHTS

Before an engine start, in the run position, all lights in dashboard goes on, after the engine starts, it goes off.


TYRES

If there are cracks in the sidewall or threads, it is unsafe to proceed with the old tyres. It may cost you extra.



ENGINE OIL

Be it a sludge or a varnish built up, these are the signs of improper maintenance.



COLD ENGINE

If it is a cold engine, it should start immediately without gas. It may be because of fuel ignition or vacuum related problems.





TRANSMISSION FLUID

Transmission fluid if red in color, it means fresh. If it is light brown, then it has to be changed.




STEERING WHEEL

Raise up to 60 - 70 mph driving straight online, shouldn't feel any vibration. Car should travel straight with less input from you.




BRAKE PEDAL

Several stop checks has to be made and immediately accelerate to 30mphand then slowly execute a stop, if you feel a vibration, then it

deservers better negotiation.


The other best way is to rely on the preowned car portals like carwale, cars24 , SteerAuto compare the prices and make the right decisions.


So remember, being keen only on your budget and the purpose will not be a 100% success on car purchase. There are a lot more information you need to look into before you book one.

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