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150 point safety check

Drive away with confidence

Own your vehicle with complete confidence 



Rest assured your car is in tip-top condition


When you buy a car from us, you can have complete confidence that all our used cars have gone through an extremely thorough 150 point safety check before they are available for sale.

Our qualified technicians conduct a rigorous investigation into the working parts of your vehicle, meaning that they'll be in tip-top condition and the car driving performance is as it should be. 

a car receiving 150 point safety check


Our qualified technicians check the current condition of the car, ranging from but not limited to the following:

Check next MOT due date Carry out MOT if within 9 months of due date
Check service history / Owners manual
Check next Service due date If due within 4 months / 4,000 miles carry out service required
Check outstanding recalls on the car
  • General body / paintwork and VIN number
  • Key operation lock and unlock/start Check operation of remote fob/condition/minimum one key supplied
  • Key blades Check present (if applicable) and check operation
  • Comfort opening / keyless entry Check operation (if applicable)
  • Alarm system Check operation (if applicable)
  • Front number plate Check security and the plates conform to MOT standard
  • Bonnet Check security and alignment
  • Front lights Check condition and signs of damage
  • Front bumper, grill and front wings Check condition and signs of damage
  • Windscreen Check all glass meets MOT standards
  • Side Windows Check condition (where applicable)
  • Outside mirror glass Check condition
  • All vehicle doors Check for panel defects, paint defects and alignment issues
  • Check fuel flap, rubber straps and condition Check condition and security
  • Rear windscreen Check condition
  • Rear number plate Check security and the plates conform to MOT standard
  • Rear tailgate Check security and alignment
  • Rear bumper Check condition and signs of damage
  • Rear lights Check condition and signs of damage
 
  • Diagnostic system Check with diagnostic system and record results
  • Warning lights and external temperature display
  • Horn operation Check operation
  • Handbrake Check operation/condition
  • Warning lights Check operation
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system Check/reset
  • Instrument panel / dimmer Check illumination
  • Glovebox operation / light Check operation/condition
  • Front seats control / electric / manual /heating Check operation/condition
  • Front seatbelt operation / height adjustment Check operation/condition
  • Front seatbelt buckle Check operation/condition
  • Electric / manual door mirror operation Check operation/condition
  • Front door interior release mechanism Check operation/condition
  • Front windows / window child locks / blinds Check operation/condition
  • Bonnet release mechanism Check operation/condition
  • Parking sensors, cameras and displays
  • Boot release Check operation/condition
  • Fuel filler flap release Check operation/condition
  • Torn / worn pedal rubbers Check operation/condition
  • Steering wheel tilt / lock /adjustment Check operation/condition
  • Front visors / vanity mirror / lights Check operation/condition
  • Front / rear courtesy lights / floor lighting Check operation/condition
  • Sunroof / blind operation Check operation/condition
  • Rear view mirror Check operation/condition
  • Centre armrest and adjustment Check operation/condition
  • Accessory power outlets and connections Check operation/condition
  • Audio system and satellite navigation (if installed) Check operation/adjust - clear memory
  • Clock operation Check/reset
  • Climate control / air conditioning controls and blower motor
  • Drivers information system Check/reset
  • Climate control / air conditioning controls Check operation/condition
  • Rear child locks Check operation/condition
  • Rear seat operations / adjustment / folding Check operation/condition
  • Rear seatbelt operation / height adjustment Check operation/condition
  • Rear seatbelt buckle Check operation/condition
     
  • Front and rear wipers, wiper arms and wiper blades
  • Front and rear washers and jet alignment
  • Side lights/parking lights Check operation/condition
  • Dipped lights Check operation/condition
  • Daytime running lights/LED running lights Check operation/condition
  • Main Beam Check operation/condition
  • Headlight Adjuster Check operation/condition
  • Headlight Flasher Check operation/condition
  • Fog lights front / rear Check operation/condition
  • indicators front / rear Check operation/condition
  • Side indicators Check operation/condition
  • Hazard warning lights Check operation/condition
  • Headlight alignment Check operation/condition
  • Number plate lights Check operation/condition
  • Brake lights Check operation/condition
  • Reversing lights Check operation/condition
  • Door lights / reflectors Check operation/condition
     
  • Bonnet release Check operation/adjust, if necessary (where applicable)
  • Wiring, pipes, hoses, oil and fuel feed lines Check for routing, damage, chafing, leaks
  • Engine, vacuum pump, heater and radiator Check for damage and leaks
  • Coolant Check antifreeze concentration
  • Coolant expansion tank Check/top up fluid levels as necessary
  • Auxiliary drive belt, Cambelt Check condition, age and mileage
  • Washer reservoir Check/top up fluid levels as necessary
  • Power steering fluid Check/top up fluid levels as necessary
  • Brake fluid Check/top up fluid levels as necessary
  • Engine oil Check/top up fluid levels as necessary
  • AdBlue level Check/top up fluid levels as necessary
  • Battery Carry out battery condition test, check connections
  • Battery Levels Check/top up fluid levels as necessary
  • Headlamp alignment Check-Adjust if necessary
  • Engine mounts Check for deterioration and condition
  • Shock absorbers Check condition, corrosion and leaks
  • Exhaust condition Check condition, corrosion and leaks
  • Exhaust brackets and clamps Check condition, security and damage
  • Heat shields Check condition, security and damage
  • Exterior catalyst / DPF Check condition, corrosion and leaks
  • PAS steering system Check for damage and leaks
  • Steering system Check for damage, wear, security and rubber deterioration
  • Suspension arms and CV joints Check for damage, wear, security and rubber deterioration
  • Drive shafts and gaiters Check condition, wear and gaiters for leaks
  • Brake lines Check condition, corrosion and leaks
  • Transmission mounts / control linkages Check condition, security and damage
  • Cables / pipes / fuel lines Check condition, security and leaks
  • Engine bay Check for leaks
  • Transmission/ Axles Check for leaks and top up fluid levels as necessary
  • Underbody Check condition and for damage
  • Front braking components Remove road wheels and inspect
  • Front brake pads (Replace if less than 2.5mm or 70%) Check condition and measurement
  • Front brake discs Check condition and measurement
  • Front brake hoses Check condition, damage or leaks
  • Rear braking components Remove road wheels and inspect
  • Rear brake pads (Replace if less than 2.5mm or 70%) Check condition and measurement 
  • Rear brake discs Check condition and measurement 
  • Rear brake hoses Check condition, damage or leaks
  • Wheel bearings Check for excessive free play and noise
  • Wheel free play Check for excessive free play
  • Wheel nut torque Check
  • Tyre pressures Check and adjust if necessary
  • Check integrity of tyre Check
  • Tyre fitment, size, load rating and direction of rotation. Check correct size, load rating and tyres are fitted correctly
  • Direction of rotation / direction of rotation / load rating Check
  • Left hand front tyre and wheel (Tyres under 3mm need to be replaced)  
  • Left hand rear tyre and wheel (Tyres under 3mm need to be replaced)  
  • Right hand front tyre and wheel (Tyres under 3mm need to be replaced)  
  • Right hand rear tyre and wheel (Tyres under 3mm need to be replaced)  
  • General Handling Check
  • Any Warning lights illuminated Check
  • Handbrake/electronic brake operation Check
  • Wind deflector operation Check
  • Shift interlock Check
  • Clutch operation Check
  • Starter operation hot / cold Check
  • Fuel pump noise Check
  • Engine performance idle / noise / vibrations Check
  • Smooth acceleration / deceleration Check
  • Transmission shift points / kick down Check
  • Braking system Operation/noise/pulling or juddering
  • Dashboard information systems Check
  • Steering wheel alignment Check
  • Heating system Check
  • Air conditioning Check
  • Driver assistance functions Check
  • Sat Nav / DAB / Radio Check
  • Interior trim rattles Check
  • Noises / Vibration Check
  • Start stop Check
  • Bluetooth Check