1. Check for oil, coolant, fuel, and air filter leaks.
Check the engine oil levels, coolant level and condition, fuel tank, and lines for any leakage or damage. Also, check the air filter housing for leaks and clogs.
2. Inspect brakes for proper operation.
Check for any unusual noises or vibrations that may indicate a problem with the brakes. Test brake pedal travel and response to ensure proper operation of the braking system.
3. Check the condition of the battery and cables.
Check the battery and its cables for any corrosion or damage. If necessary, clean the terminals with a wire brush and tighten all connections.
4. Inspect tires for wear and pressure.
Visually inspect the tires for any flat spots, cracking, or wear. Check the tire pressure to make sure it is within the manufacturer's recommended specifications.
5. Visually inspect suspension system components.
Visually inspect all components of the suspension system for any signs of wear or damage, such as loose bolts, broken shock absorbers, worn bushings, and joints.
6. Check that all lights are working correctly.
Check the headlights, tail lights, brake lights, and indicators to make sure all are functioning properly.
7. Make sure mirrors are secure and adjusted properly.
Check the side and rearview mirrors to make sure they are firmly secured. Adjust them as necessary for proper visibility while driving.
8. Ensure windshield wipers function correctly.
Check that the windshield wipers operate correctly and clean the blades if necessary.
9. Test the horn to make sure it is in working order.
Press the horn to make sure it is loud and functioning properly.
10. Verify seat belts are in good condition.
Inspect the seat belts for any tears or fraying. Check that all latches are working properly and adjust as necessary.