The vehicle inspection is an important part of buying a used vehicle. You've made a decision about the type of truck or car that you want. It has been tested and you are satisfied with it. You've visited the private seller or dealer and agreed on a price. You have signed the papers and are now free to drive the car away.
It is crucial to make sure that the car passes a mechanic's inspection before you purchase it. The inspection is about $100 and it is definitely worth the money. It is more than just a safety inspection or emissions test. The inspection covers the entire mechanical and electrical systems. If you miss the inspection, you'll be responsible for any major repairs. You can also do complete vehicle inspections via the companies such as Carantee.
You won't often see a description for a vehicle in a classified listing that says "This vehicle needs two thousand dollars of repair" or "The transmission will fail after you have had it for one month." Many people hide these details to sell their vehicles. You will have to pay for repairs if the vehicle is not a Certified Preowned Vehicle. The inspection can help you identify if the vehicle is a lemon or a peach.