Used Car Buying Help:
600-Point Pre-Purchase Inspection
Top 10 Buying Myths and Mistakes
Why use Auto P. I. Inspections?
The New 1-2-3 Steps of Buying Used
Why Master Technicians & Frame Specialist
Determining the True Value
Used Car Industry Scams and Practices
Helpful Links and Titling Information
Auto P. I. FAQ's
Problems with a Carfax Report
Certified Used Car Drawbacks
Other Types of Used Car Inspections
Voided Factory Warrantee on Used Cars
The "AS-IS" Document
Totaled and Flooded Vehicles
Title Cleaning and Title Fraud
Individual Seller or Curbstoner?
10 Things Your Mechanic Won't Tell You
Auto P. I.
Used Car Inspections
600-Point Professional Pre-Purchase Inspections by ASE Certified
Master* Technicians and
*Certified on all 8 automotive areas
On-Site Inspection Includes:
Electrical, Body & Frame Inspection, Computer Diagnostics, Compression Evaluation,
Road Test, and Texas Title Search. Fully equipped
with testing equipment and hydraulic lifts.
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NEED A CLOSER LOOK?
The # 1 reason buyers purchase vehicles with existing problems and
accident damage is that the buyer did not get a comprehensive independent inspection.
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Beware of a Carfax or any history report:
"Carfax, instead of
protecting people, makes it
more likely that they will be defrauded."
ABC News 20/20
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A comprehensive 600-Point
On-Site Used Car Inspection from Auto
P. I. Used Car Inspections will let you know the current, past, and potential
problems before you buy. An ASE Master Certified Technician & Frame Specialists
will perform a comprehensive inspection uncovering:
Mechanical & Electrical Problems, Frame & Accident Damage, Flood Damage,
Odometer and Title Discrepancies, Misuse, Abuse, Excessive Wear
& Tear and more. A Carfax and/or dealer's inspection cannot be substituted
for a professional pre-purchase inspection.
Regardless of what make or model of used vehicle you buy,
or if you buy it from a dealer, individual or a certified
pre-owned, The #1 reason vehicles are purchased with existing problems, including accident
damage, is the buyer did not verify its true condition. A
Carfax can not tell you the current condition of any mechanical or electrical
system of the vehicle.
What You Should Know About Today's Used Cars:
• A Carfax report cannot give the buyer any information on the actual
condition of any
mechanical or electrical system, or the quality on any
• Each year 400,000 totaled vehicles are back on the road again. "Consumer Reports"
Titles and Odometer Statements can be illegally "Cleaned". "Automotive News"
• 1 in 4 cars on
the road today have altered mileage. "CBS News 60 Minutes"
• 90% of used
vehicles have maintenance items not performed.
"National Car Care Council"
• 30% of
all leased cars for sale have rolled-backed odometers.
Jack Gillis "The Used Car Book"
• 1 in 15 cars on
the road today have been rebuilt from the salvage yard. "ABC News 20/20"
year there is over $35 Billion in vehicle accident damage; and over 40% of the
repairs are substandard.
"Before you buy... Call Auto P. I."
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