Vehicle Inspection

Ace Vehicle Inspection Report

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The ACE Mobile Vehicle Inspection Service will gve you the peace of mind knowing that you will not be an unsuspecting buyer of a lemon car!

About Our Service

  • We will travel to the car to be inspected whether it be at a private sellers or used car dealers address
  • All Ace Mobile Mechanics vans have been fully equipped with all the necessary inspection tools and diagnostic equipment
  • Our highly experienced professional inspectors will carry out a comprehensive structural, mechanical, electrical and body panel assessment on the used car
  • The results of the inspection are provided in a written report that is easy to understand
  • The inspection also involves a test drive to test for any existing or potential problems that may become more obvious only while the car is being driven. This is subject to the vehicle being in a suitable condition and registered.
  • You can use the results of the vehicle inspection to bargain on the selling price or have the seller repair the faults prior to making the purchase.
  • Our inspection report will tell you about the real condition of the vehicle before you buy.

Your Vehicle Inspection Covers

Each ACE vehicle inspection service is conducted by our highly qualified mobile mechanics and involves a detailed and thorough check of all the following areas:

General Vehicle Inspection

Vehicle Body

  • Thoroughly check body work for any rust
  • Inspect vehicle for any accident damage or past repairs
  • Check rear demister
  • Inspect windscreen and glass for and scratches or cracks
  • Check all seatbelts are correctly functioning


  • Conduct a detailed assessment on each of the vehicles tyres
  • Inspect each tyre for any abnormal wear which may indicate problems with suspension or steering components
  • Assess the tyre thread depth and condition
  • Check the condition of the vehicles spare tyre

Brakes and Clutch

  • Inspect the front and rear brakes
  • Test brakes
  • Check master cylinder
  • Assess the brake fluid level
  • Check the brake lines and brake system for any leaks
  • Check the vehicle’s hand brake

Suspension and Steering

  • Inspect the vehicles ball joints
  • Check for steering free play
  • Check the vehicles shock absorbers
  • Assess the condition of the driveshaft boots
  • Check the driveshaft and C.V.s
  • Inspect the front and rear wheel bearings

Test Drive

  • Test drive the vehicle to diagnose further potential issues
  • Required to verify proper operation of the drive train, suspension, steering, brakes and engine.

Engine and Drive Inspection

Ignition system

  • Check spark plugs*
  • Check high tension leads
  • Inspect and assess condition of the cars distributor
  • Assess the condition of the car’s ignition coil
  • Check ignition timing
  • Inspect the ignition system electronics
  • Assess the general condition of the ignition system


  • Assess the condition and functioning of the vehicle’s exhaust pipes
  • Inspect the vehicle’s muffler for damage or problems
  • Check the catalytic converter
  • Inspect the exhaust systems mountings
  • Assess the condition of the exhaust manifold assembly

Fuel Systems

  • Check engine idle settings
  • Check the fuel mixture is correct
  • Inspect and assess the engine’s cold start system
  • Inspect and assess the condition of the vehicles fuel filter
  • Check the vehicles air filter
  • Assess the condition of the vehicles carburettor
  • Check E.F.I (fuel injectors)

Cooling systems

  • Check all cooling system fluid levels
  • Inspect and assess the condition of the vehicles radiator cap and seal
  • Inspect all cooling hoses thoroughly
  • Assess coolant condition
  • Thoroughly inspect the vehicles radiator

Oils and Lubricants

  • Check the car’s engine oil condition and level
  • Check the oil filter
  • Check the automatic transmission fluid*
  • Check power steering fluid
  • Assess condition of gearbox lubricants
  • Check the vehicle’s differential fluid

Drive Belts

  • Check the engine fan
  • Check the power steering system
  • Check air conditioning system
  • Inspect the air pump

Electrical System Assessment

Alternator and Battery

  • Thoroughly access the condition of the cars alternator and battery
  • Check terminals for corrosion or problems
  • Check the battery’s electrolyte level
  • Check the battery’s security clamps
  • Check the battery’s charge voltage


  • Check parking lights
  • Check low beam headlights
  • Check high beam headlights
  • Check stop lights
  • Check numberplate lights
  • Check reverse lights
  • Check indicator lights
  • Check horn
  • Check hazard lights


  • Assess the condition and functioning of the vehicles window wipers
  • Inspect wiper blades
  • Check washers and wiper assembly
  • Check rear window wiper

Air Conditioning and Heating

  • Sight glass check
  • Check the fan operation
  • Assess the general operation of the vehicles air conditioning and heating system

Optional Extras

  • Check the engine compression levels of each cylinder for petrol vehicles (OPTIONAL)**
  • Engine management system fault scanning (OPTIONAL)**

* On some vehicles these items may not be able to be inspected
** Optional Extras may require use of additional equipment and incur an additional charge

Visual Assessment Inspection

The Vehicle Inspection Service is a visual inspection service only. Whilst every care is taken by our technicians, a defect in the vehicle cannot be reported if our technicians cannot see it or if it does not appear during the inspection or road test. The visual assessment inspection service and report are not and do not provide a warranty or guarantee for any purpose. It is the opinion of our experienced technician that the items checked are in the condition indicated in the report provided.

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