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
Frame Inspection is Crucial
Determining the True Value  
Used Car Industry Scams and Practices
Helpful Links and Titling Information

Buyer Beware:
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
 Odometer Fraud
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 Frame Specialists.
*Certified on all 8 automotive areas

On-Site Inspection Includes:
Bumper-to-Bumper Mechanical, Electrical, Body & Frame Inspection, Computer Diagnostics, Compression Evaluation, Road Test, and Texas Title Search.  Fully equipped vans with testing equipment and hydraulic lifts.

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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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 600-Point Pre-purchase Inspections & Pricing

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

Serving the Greater Austin Area 512.454.5999
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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 previous repairs.
Each year 400,000 totaled vehicles are back on the road again.  "Consumer Reports"
Car 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"
Each year there is over $35 Billion in vehicle accident damage; and over 40% of the
   repairs are substandard.
 "Farmers Insurance"

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Pre-Purchase Inspections
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