1. Check the exterior of the vehicle for any damage
Make sure to check for any damage to the body of the car, as well as to the lights and mirrors.
2. Make sure all taillights and headlights are working
Test both the front and rear lights to make sure they’re all in working order.
3. Inspect the tires for proper inflation and wear
Check that the tires are properly inflated and have no visible signs of wear or damage.
4. Look for fluid leaks under the vehicle
Make sure to look for any leaks coming from the car, especially near the engine or under the chassis.
5. Check all brakes for function and condition
Brakes are an important part of a car’s safety system, so it’s important to test them for proper function and condition.
6. Test the steering mechanism
Make sure the steering wheel turns easily and without any strange noises or resistance.
7. Inspect the engine for leaks or unusual noise
Take a look at the engine and listen for any strange noises that may be a sign of a problem.
8. Verify that all warning lights are off
Make sure all warning lights on the dashboard are off before continuing with your inspection.
9. Check seat belts and shoulder harnesses for proper function
Make sure both seat belts and shoulder harnesses are properly attached and in good condition.
10. Look in the cargo area for loose objects
Look in the cargo area of the car for any loose objects that could become a safety hazard while driving