INSPECTIONS

Out of Province Inspection? Safety? Pre-Purchase? Insurance? Whatever your inspection needs are, we can help.

We feel that you should be the one in charge of your vehicle’s needs and maintenance. Our technicians are licensed and trained and ready to offer you the best advice possible. They will explain what is going on with your vehicle and give you a printout detailing any needed repairs. They will then allow you the flexibility to make better informed decisions on your vehicle repairs.

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PRIME MECHANICAL INSPECTION

This is our 200 point mechanical inspection.  It provides a check of all the safety items as well as the charging, starting, and electrical type items.  We recommend this inspection before taking your vehicle on a road trip or if you are wanting the basic mechanical items checked out.

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PREMIUM PRE-PURCHASE INSPECTION

This is our most thorough inspection. It is a 240 point inspection and provides the best protection when purchasing a pre-owned vehicle. It includes a Free CarProof Claims Report (up to $36.45).  Ask Reception about our Free Bill of Sale Forms and Advertising if needed. For further protection when purchasing a vehicle, check out our tips in our classifieds section.

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BASIC INSURANCE INSPECTION

This is our basic 100 point safety inspection as required by insurance companies. It covers basic safety items such as brakes, tires, steering, and lights. It comes with the necessary government insurance forms.

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OUT OF PROVINCE INSPECTION

This is the inspection that you need in order to register a vehicle that was previously registered out of the province. It conforms to the government requirements and includes the necessary out of province forms.

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DEALER/FLEET INSPECTION

We offer inspection services that meet the needs of vehicle Dealers.  Contact Us for details and pricing.

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STEERING

Prime Premium
Inspection Component  silver  gold
Steering Box/Rack silver gold
Struts/Shocks silver gold
Front Suspension silver gold
Tie Rod Ends silver gold
Steering lash silver gold
Steering linkage silver gold
Power steering system silver gold
King Pin silver gold
Ball joints silver gold

Steering Column                                                                                        gold

TIRES AND WHEELS

  Prime Premium
Tread Depth silver gold
Tread Section silver gold
Wheels silver gold
Sidewalls silver gold
Wheels Nuts and Studs gold

Spare Tire                                                                                                 gold

BRAKES

 

Prime

Premium

Front Lining or Drums silver gold
Rear Lining or Drums silver gold
Park/Emergency Break silver gold
Brake Hoses silver gold
Brake Lines silver gold
Hydraulic System silver gold
Disc Brakes silver gold
Shoes/Pads silver gold
Anti-Lock Brakes silver gold
Vacuum System silver gold
Brake Rotor Thickness gold
Park Brake Lining gold
Park Brake Diameter gold
Brake System Wiring gold

LAMPS

Prime

Premium

Head lamp Hi Beam silver gold
Head lamp low beam silver gold
Brake lamps silver gold
Turn signal lamps silver gold
Head lamp location silver gold
Daytime running lamps silver gold
Tail lamps silver gold
Hazard warning lamps silver gold
License plate lamps silver gold
High Mount Brake Lamp silver gold
Emergency Lighting silver gold
Auxiliary lamps gold
Front Side Marker Lamps/Refl. gold
Rear Side Marker Lamps/Refl. gold

FRAME AND BODY

 

Prime

Premium

 Windshield silver gold
 Structural Integrity silver gold
 Seat Belts silver gold
 Windshield Wipers silver gold
 Windshield Washer Fluid silver gold
 Hood Latch silver gold
 Door Latches and Hitches silver gold
 Bumpers silver gold
 Rear Wiper and Washer silver gold
 Windows silver gold
 Defrost/Heaters silver gold
 Mirrors silver gold
 Seats silver gold
 Mudguards silver gold
 Window Glazing silver gold
 Floor Pan gold
 Fuel Tanks and Lines gold

Body Panel Fit and Clearance                                                                   gold

Mode Door Operations                                                                               gold

POWERTRAIN

Prime

Premium

 Fluid Levels/Engine Leaks silver gold
 Muffler/Exhaust silver gold
 Accelerator silver gold
 Fuel System silver gold
 Transmission silver gold
 Front/Rear/Spindles Axles silver gold
 Clutch silver gold
 CV Joints silver gold
 Differentials gold
 Brake System Performance gold
 Drive-ability gold

Clutch Operation                                                                                        gold

Fluid Conditions                                                                                          gold

Test Drive                                                                                                    gold

INSTRUMENTS

Prime

Premium

 Speedometer/Odometer silver gold
 Indicator Lamps silver gold
 Horn silver gold
 Hi Beam Indicator silver gold
 Powertrain Warning Lamps gold
Warning and Safety Lamps gold

SUSPENSION

 

Prime

Premium

 Leaf Springs silver gold
 Struts and Shocks silver gold
 Coil Springs silver gold
 Torsion Bar silver gold
 Tie Rod Ends silver gold
 Pitman Arm/Idler Arm silver gold
 Independent Multilink Rear silver gold
 Computer Controlled silver gold
 Steering Stabilizer/Damper silver gold
 Control Arms gold
 Steering Shaft Assembly gold

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Prime

Premium

 Wiring silver gold
 Battery silver gold
 Switches silver gold
 Alternator silver gold
 Neutral Safety Switch Operation gold
 Entertainment Lockout System gold

DIAGNOSTIC CODES

Prime

Premium

 PCM Codes silver gold
 ABS Codes gold
 SRS Codes gold
 ESC Codes gold

INTERIOR INSPECTION

 

Prime

Premium

 Sun Visors gold
 Straps gold
 HVAC gold
 Service Brake Pedal gold
 Clutch Pedal Assembly gold
 Air Bag Integrity gold
 Neutral Safety Switch Operation gold
PRIME MECHANICAL INSPECTION

PRIME MECHANICAL INSPECTION

$129.00

POWERTRAIN

  • Accelerator
  • Fuel System
  • Exhaust
  • Transmission
  • Front/Rear/Spindles Axles
  • Clutch
  • Fluid Levels
  • CV Joints

INSTRUMENTS

  • Speedometer/odometer
  • Indicator lamps
  • Horn
  • Hi beam indicator

STEERING

  • Steering lash
  • Steering linkage
  • Rack and pinion
  • Power steering system
  • King pin
  • Ball joints

FRAME AND BODY

  • Hood latch
  • Door latches and hitches
  • Bumpers
  • Windshield wipers and washer
  • Rear wiper and washer
  • Windshield
  • Windows
  • Defrost/heaters
  • Mirrors
  • Seats
  • Seat Belts
  • Mudguards
  • Window Glazing
  • Structural Integrity

LAMPS

  • Head lamp hi beam
  • Head lamp low beam
  • Head lamp location
  • Daytime running lamps
  • Tail lamps
  • Brake lamps
  • Turn signal lamps
  • Hazard warning lamps
  • License plate lamps

BRAKES

  • Parking/emergency brake
  • Hydraulic system
  • Vacuum system
  • Drum brakes
  • Disc brakes
  • Shoes/pads
  • Anti lock

SUSPENSION

  • Leaf Springs
  • Struts and Shocks
  • Coil Spring
  • Torsion Bar
  • Independent/Multilink Rear
  • Computer Controlled

DIAGNOSTIC CODES

  • Codes

TIRES AND WHEELS

  • Tread Depth
  • Tread Section
  • Sidewalls
  • Wheels

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • Wiring
  • Battery
  • Switches
  • Alternator
PREMIUM PREPURCHASE INSPECTION

PREMIUM PREPURCHASE INSPECTION

$198.00

POWERTRAIN

  • Request for Inspection
  • Vehicle accurately described on the RFI
  • VIN plate condition
  • VIN consistent with RFI
  • CV joint road test result
  • Universal joint road test result
  • Vehicle wanders or pulls
  • Brake system performance
  • Driveability
  • Speedometer Operation
  • Odometer (if equipped) operation

INTERIOR INSPECTION

  • Doors
  • Rear view mirror
  • Sun visors
  • Straps
  • Horn
  • Seats
  • Seatbelts
  • Signal lamp switch and indicator
  • Hazard lamps
  • Headlamp switch and High beam indicator
  • Auxiliary lamp indicator(s)
  • Instrument panel lamps
  • HVAC
  • Windshield wiper and washer operation
  • Accelerator
  • Service brake pedal
  • Clutch pedal assembly
  • Park brake
  • Neutral safety switch operation
  • Entertainment display lockout

EXTERIOR INSPECTION

  • Fuel cap
  • General Body Condition
  • Bumpers (Front & Rear)
  • Aftermarket equipment installation

SUSPENSION

  • Wheels bearings
  • Ball joints (front and rear)
  • Tie Rod Ends (inner and outer)
  • Pitman arm
  • Idler arm
  • Steering stabilizer/damper
  • Steering shaft assembly
  • Steering Gear
  • Rack and Pinion
  • Power steering system
  • Control Arms
  • Struts and Shocks
  • Springs

BRAKES

  • Brakes (general)
  • Brake lining
  • Brake rotor thickness
  • Brake lining
  • Brake rotor thickness
  • Brake lining
  • Brake rotor or drum
  • Park brake lining
  • Park Brake drum diameter
  • Brake lining
  • Rotor or drum
  • Park brake lining
  • Park brake drum diameter
  • Brake lines and hoses
  • Brake system wiring
  • Brake rotor condition (general)
  • Brake drum condition (general)

DIAGNOSTIC CODES

  • PCM codes present
  • PCM (MIL, SES, etc.) lamp fails to illuminate
  • ABS codes present
  • ABS lamp fails to illuminate
  • ABS lamp remains illuminated
  • Brake system warning lamp remains illuminated
  • SRS codes present
  • SRS lamp fails to illuminate
  • SRS lamps remains illuminated
  • Airbag(s) present
  • Airbag cover integrity
  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
  • Powertrain Warning lamp
  • Other safety systems

GLASS

  • Windshield marked AS-1, AS-10 or AS-14
  • Windshield condition
  • Windshield tinting / decals
  • Windshield visibility (general)
  • Side Glass marked AS-1, AS-2, AS-10, AS-11
  • Side window operation
  • Side window aftermarket tint
  • Side window visibility (general)
  • Rear Window AS-1, AS-2, AS-3, AS-10, AS-11
  • Other glass

LAMPS

  • Lamps (general)
  • Daytime Running Lamps
  • High mount brake lamp
  • Headlamps
  • Auxiliary lamps
  • Front side marker lamps
  • Front side reflectors
  • Rear side marker lamps
  • Rear side reflectors
  • License plate lamp
  • Emergency Lighting

UNDER THE HOOD

  • Hood latch mechanism
  • Remote starter operation
  • Battery
  • Accessory Belt Drive System
  • Brake master cylinder
  • Clutch master cylinder
  • Fuel System
  • Exhaust manifold(s)
  • Oil leaks
  • Engine and transmission mounts

TIRES AND WHEELS

  • Wheels
  • Wheel Nuts and Studs

INSPECTION UNDER VEHICLE

  • Bumpers
  • Engine
  • Transmission/Transaxle/ Transfer Case.
  • Differential(s)
  • Drive Axles / Propeller Shafts
  • Floor pan
  • Fuel System
  • Exhaust System

Add Repair Estimates to any inspection for only $30.00.

DEALER INSPECTIONS

DEALER INSPECTIONS

Prices vary by quantity, location, and service package. Contact Us for info.

POWERTRAIN

  • Accelerator
  • Fuel System
  • Exhaust
  • Transmission
  • Front/Rear/Spindles Axles
  • Clutch
  • Fluid Levels
  • CV Joints

INSTRUMENTS

  • Speedometer/Odometer
  • Indicator Lamps
  • Horn
  • Hi Beam Indicator

STEERING

  • Steering Lash
  • Steering Linkage
  • Rack and Pinion
  • Power Steering System
  • King Pin
  • Ball Joints

FRAME AND BODY

  • Hood Latch
  • Door Latches and Hitches
  • Bumpers
  • Windshield Wipers and Washer
  • Rear Wiper and Washer
  • Windshield
  • Windows
  • Defrost/Heaters
  • Mirrors
  • Seats
  • Seat Belts
  • Mudguards
  • Window Glazing
  • Structural Integrity

LAMPS

  • Head Lamp Hi Beam
  • Head Lamp Low Beam
  • Head Lamp Location
  • Daytime Running Lamps
  • Tail Lamps
  • Brake Lamps
  • Turn Signal Lamps
  • Hazard Warning Lamps
  • Licence Plate Lamps

BRAKES

  • Parking/Emergency Brake
  • Hydrauling System
  • Vacuum System
  • Drum Brakes
  • Disc Brakes
  • Shoes/Pads
  • Anti Lock

SUSPENSION

  • Leaf Springs
  • Struts and Shocks
  • Coil Spring
  • Torsion Bar
  • Independent/Multilink Rear
  • Computer Controlled

DIAGNOSTIC CODES

  • Codes

TIRES AND WHEELS

  • Tread Depth
  • Tread Section
  • Sidewalls
  • Wheels

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • Wiring
  • Battery
  • Switches
  • Alternator
BASIC INSURANCE INSPECTION

BASIC INSURANCE INSPECTION

$69.00

STEERING

  • Steering Box/Rack
  • Struts/Shocks
  • Front Suspension
  • Tie Rod Ends

TIRES AND WHEELS

  • Front
  • Rear

BRAKES (FRONT)

  • Front Lining or Drums
  • Rear Lining or Drums
  • Park
  • Brake Hoses
  • Brake Lines

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • Head Lamps/Tail Lamps
  • Stop Lamps
  • Signal Lamps
  • Windshield Wipers

GENERAL CONDITIONS

  • Body Condition
  • Muffler/Exhaust
  • Motor
  • Windshield
  • Seat Belts
OUT OF PROVINCE INSPECTIONS

OUT OF PROVINCE INSPECTIONS

$149.00 – $169.00

POWERTRAIN

  • Request for Inspection
  • Vehicle accurately described on the RFI
  • VIN plate condition
  • VIN consistent with RFI
  • CV joint road test result
  • Universal joint road test result
  • Vehicle wanders or pulls
  • Brake system performance
  • Driveability
  • Speedometer Operation
  • Odometer (if equipped) operation

INTERIOR INSPECTION

  • Doors
  • Rear view mirror
  • Sun visors
  • Straps
  • Horn
  • Seats
  • Seatbelts
  • Signal lamp switch and indicator
  • Hazard lamps
  • Headlamp switch and High beam indicator
  • Auxiliary lamp indicator(s)
  • Instrument panel lamps
  • HVAC
  • Windshield wiper and washer operation
  • Accelerator
  • Service brake pedal
  • Clutch pedal assembly
  • Park brake
  • Neutral safety switch operation
  • Entertainment display lockout

EXTERIOR INSPECTION

  • Fuel cap
  • General Body Condition
  • Bumpers (Front & Rear)
  • Aftermarket equipment installation

SUSPENSION

  • Wheel bearings
  • Ball joints (front and rear)
  • Tie rod ends (inner and outer)
  • Pitman arm
  • Idler arm
  • Steering stabilizer/damper
  • Steering shaft assembly.
  • Steering gear
  • Rack and Pinion
  • Power steering system
  • Control Arms
  • Struts and Shocks
  • Springs

BRAKES

  • Brakes (general)
  • Brake lining
  • Brake rotor thickness
  • Brake lining
  • Brake rotor thickness
  • Brake lining
  • Brake rotor or drum
  • Park brake lining
  • Park Brake drum diameter
  • Brake lining
  • Rotor or drum
  • Park brake lining
  • Park brake drum diameter
  • Brake lines and hoses
  • Brake system wiring
  • Brake rotor condition (general)
  • Brake drum condition (general)

DIAGNOSTIC CODES

  • PCM codes present
  • PCM (MIL, SES, etc.) lamp fails to illuminate.
  • ABS codes present
  • ABS lamp fails to illuminate
  • ABS lamp remains illuminated
  • Brake system warning lamp remains illuminated
  • SRS codes present
  • SRS lamp fails to illuminate
  • SRS lamp remains illuminated
  • Airbag(s) present
  • Airbag cover integrity.
  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
  • Powertrain Warning lamp.
  • Other safety systems

GLASS

  • Windshield marked AS-1, AS-10 or AS-14
  • Windshield condition
  • Windshield tinting / decals
  • Windshield visibility (general)
  • Side Glass marked AS-1, AS-2, AS-10, AS-11
  • Side window operation
  • Side window aftermarket tint
  • Side window visibility (general)
  • Rear Window AS-1, AS-2, AS-3, AS-10, AS-11
  • Other glass

LAMPS

  • Lamps (general)
  • Daytime Running Lamps
  • High mount brake lamp
  • Headlamps
  • Auxiliary lamps
  • Front side marker lamps
  • Front side reflectors
  • Rear side marker lamps
  • Rear side reflectors
  • Licence plate lamp
  • Emergency Lighting

UNDER THE HOOD

  • Hood latch mechanism
  • Remote starter operation
  • Battery
  • Accessory Belt Drive System
  • Brake master cylinder
  • Clutch master cylinder
  • Fuel System
  • Exhaust manifold(s)
  • Oil leaks
  • Engine and transmission mounts

TIRES AND WHEELS

  • Wheels
  • Wheel Nuts and Studs

INSPECTION UNDER VEHICLE

  • Bumpers
  • Engine
  • Transmission/Transaxle/ Transfer Case.
  • Differential(s)
  • Drive Axles / Propeller Shafts
  • Floor pan
  • Fuel System
  • Exhaust System
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