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Inspections

Vehicle Examination Comparison

Here is a complete list of everything we check for during or Inclusive Plus/Van Plus. Inclusived and Van

Body Exterior

Inclusive Plus & Van Plus

Inclusive

Van Inspections

Panel condition/alignment

x

Paintwork

x

Exterior trim

x

Glass

x

x

x

Bumpers number plates

x

Door locks

x

Fuel Filler cover /cap

x

x

x

Soft top operation

x

Body damage

x

x

x

Corrosion

x

x

x

Mud Flaps

x

x

x

Bonnet catch

x

x

x

Bonnet Hinges

x

x

x

Body load space condition (Van inspection only)

x

x

Engine Compartment

Inclusive Plus & Van Plus

Inclusive

Van Inspections

Coolant level/Condition

x

x

x

Coolant Leaks

x

x

x

Anti Freeze

x

x

x

Radiator/ Cap

x

x

x

Hoses/Pipes

x

x

x

Drive Belts

x

x

x

Water Pump

x

x

x

Power Steering(oil level)

x

x

x

Clutch Fluid

x

x

x

Brake Fluid

x

x

x

Engine Oil level

x

x

x

External Leaks (Upper engine)

x

x

x

Engine Mountings

x

x

x

Carb/F Injection

x

x

x

Turbo/ Supercharger

x

Fuel Pump/Pipes

x

x

x

Accelerator Links

x

x

x

Cold starting

x

x

x

Fast Idle (cold)

x

x

x

Noise Level(cold)

x

x

x

Excess Fumes/Smoke

x

x

x

Electrical Controls

Inclusive Plus & Van Plus

Inclusive

Van Inspections

Starting Systems/Ignition lock

x

x

x

Battery Condition

x

x

x

Battery Voltages

x

x

x

Headlights

x

x

x

Sidelights

x

x

x

Rear lights

x

x

x

Stop Lights

x

x

x

Indicators/Hazard lights

x

x

x

Reverse/Fog lights

x

x

x

Auxiliary Lights

x

x

x

Interior/Panel lights

x

x

x

Mirrors(electric)

x

x

x

Controls/switches

x

x

x

Instruments

x

x

x

Horn

x

x

x

Radio/Cass/Cd Aerial

x

Heater/Fan controls

x

Air Con operation

x

Windows /sun roof

x

Wipers/washers

x

x

x

Headlamp wash/wipe

x

x

x

Interior/Luggage Compartment

Inclusive Plus & Van Plus

Inclusive

Van Inspections

Steering wheel alignment /Adj

x

Seat Upholstery

x

Seat adjustment

x

x

x

Seat belts

x

x

x

Carpets

x

Door trims panels

x

Door fittings/Operations

x

Door Seals/Hinges

x

Interior sills

x

Headlining/Visors

x

Sun Roof

x

Dash panel (condition)

x

Cigarette Lighter

x

Mirrors (internal)

x

x

x

Rear Parcel shelf

x

x

x

Boot/Tailgate lock

x

x

x

Luggage area trim condition

x

Illumination light

x

Tool kit

x

Soft top(condition)

x

Tonneau cover

x

Front Suspension/Steering/ Under frame

Inclusive Plus & Van Plus

Inclusive

Van Inspections

Engine underside leakage

x

x

x

Steering joints/ball joints

x

x

x

Steering box/rack

x

x

x

Chassis members

x

x

x

Power Steering(operation)

x

x

x

Wheel hubs/bearings

x

x

x

Springs/suspension units

x

x

x

Pipes/hoses

x

x

x

Dampers(condition/leaks)

x

x

x

Gaiters

x

x

x

Sub frames mountings

x

x

x

Suspension arms/mounts

x

x

x

Tie bars/anti roll bars

x

x

x

Corrosion Protection

x

Corrosion-floor/chassis

x

x

x

Rear suspension/Under Frame

Inclusive Plus & Van Plus

Inclusive

Van Inspections

Springs/suspension bars

x

x

x

Anti roll bar

x

x

x

Dampers/bushes

x

x

x

Suspension arms/fixings

x

x

x

Location rods/fixings

x

x

x

Bump stops/gaiters

x

x

x

Wheel hubs/bearings

x

x

x

Pipes/hoses

x

x

x

Sub frames/mountings

x

x

x

Chassis members

x

x

x

Corrosion protection

x

Corrosion-floor/chassis

x

x

x

Clutch/Transmission

Inclusive Plus & Van Plus

Inclusive

Van Inspections

Fluid/oil leaks

x

x

x

Cables/Adjustments

x

x

x

Hydraulic system

x

x

x

Linkage(wear)

x

x

x

Casings

x

x

x

Mountings

x

x

x

Drive shaft assembly

x

x

x

Universal/sliding Joints

x

x

x

Backlash

x

x

x

Gaiters

x

x

x

Prop shaft (s)

x

x

x

Bearings/supports

x

x

x

Exhaust System

Inclusive Plus & Van Plus

Inclusive

Van Inspections

Manifold

x

x

x

Pipes

x

x

x

Silencer(s)Catalyst

x

x

x

Heat shields/Mountings

x

x

x

Joints/couplings

x

x

x

System condition

x

x

x

Fuel System

Inclusive Plus & Van Plus

Inclusive

Van Inspections

Tank

x

x

x

Tank Fixings

x

x

x

Fuel lines

x

x

x

Breather pipes

x

x

x

Evidence of leaks

x

x

x

Brakes

Inclusive Plus & Van Plus

Inclusive

Van Inspections

Master cylinder security

x

x

x

Fluid Leaks

x

x

x

Servo/power system

x

x

x

Flexible hoses

x

x

x

Pipes/connections

x

x

x

Discs/pads (if visible)

x

x

x

H/Brake /operation adjustment

x

x

x

H/Brake linkage

x

x

x

Pedal/linkage

x

x

x

Wheels and Tyres

Inclusive Plus & Van Plus

Inclusive

Van Inspections

Wheel Rims

x

x

x

Wheel Trims

x

x

x

Right front trye

x

x

x

Left front trye

x

x

x

Right rear tyre

x

x

x

Left rear tyre

x

x

x

Spare trye

x

x

x

Road Test

Inclusive Plus & Van Plus

Inclusive

Van Inspections

Distance covered where possible

10 miles

5 miles

5 miles

Final drive operation/ noise

x

x

x

Gearbox operation/noise

x

x

x

Eng performance

x

x

x

Engine noise

x

x

x

Excess smoke

x

x

x

Overheating evidence

x

x

x

Auto changes/kick down

x

x

x

Instruments/controls op

x

x

x

Steering wheel alignment

x

x

Clutch operation

x

x

x

4WD operation

x

x

Cooling fan operation

x

x

x

Steering effort

x

x

x

Hot restart

x

x

x

Road holding/stability

x

x

x

General steering /handling

x

x

x

Foot brake operation

x

x

x

H/Brake operation

x

x

x

Suspension noise

x

x

Warning Lights

x

x

x

Final Check

Inclusive Plus & Van Plus

Inclusive

Van Inspections

Oil leaks

x

x

x

Coolant leaks

x

x

x


Pre / Post Purchase

vehicle and car assessmentScotia Vehicle Inspection will provide a suitably qualified engineer that will carefully assess the vehicle structure, bodywork, mechanical components, road-worthiness, extras, fittings, trims, electrical components and cosmetic appearance.

Corporate Services

corporate vehicle and fleet cat  inspection servicesWe carry out inspections and provide high quality reports for:

Vehicle Merchantable Quality
Pre/Post Contract / Lease Inspections
Component / unit mechanical failure assessment

Assessment of vehicles for Operator abuse / misuse / damage
Mechanical Breakdown Insurance / Extended Warranty claims assessment

Reports for “Fair wear and tear”
Auditing and verification of repairs / maintenance charges.
Post accident repair

All our reports are tailored to your requirements

Van / Motorhome inspection

van and motorhome assesment servicesThe Van / Motorhome inspection service provides a fully comprehensive inspection of the vehicle to determine its current condition and integrity. A road test will complete the inspection on all but inappropriate vehicles.

All our reports are tailored to your requirements