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On this or the 50 points we advise you to check, make the diagnosis, chapter by chapter, the vehicle's state of health and the seriousness of the seller. You'll be able to decide whether the case is worth or not.

ANNOUNCEMENT WELL PREPARED
The vehicle description should be as comprehensive as possible (make, model, release, color, month and year of outstanding mileage.). Compare the price listed for trading opportunities Auto Plus, knowing that it includes a room for negotiation. Beware of ads that have only a cell phone number: in case of trouble later, he perhaps will be difficult to reach the seller. On the phone, test it to make sure it is the owner of the vehicle and that he answers your questions without hesitation (maintenance, bills, types of journeys made, overall condition of the car, because of the sale. ).
What to look at the reading of the announcement:
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-> Global Clarity 
-> Description of the vehicle (make, model, release year, km) 
-> State estimated by the seller (first hand or not, point to review) 
-> Purchase price (reflection of the market) 
-> Telephone number (home, office, mobile, voice) 
-> Contact quality and appointment making
A BODY AND MAINTAINED AN AUDIO SYSTEM TO TOP 

Check whether the car is in line with the announcement. Small scratches and minor impacts have nothing alarming, but if the body is covered, the car has probably been mistreated. If elements are corroded, it means that the vehicle outside layer or body work was botched. When the technical inspection reports rails strongly attacked by rust, flee the repair is almost impossible. Repainted elements can hide a serious accident resulting in major repairs or even a marble passageway. On board, operate the equipment safety and comfort (lighting, wipers, power windows.).
More and more vehicles are equipped with high-end audio systems with an integrated CD player or CD changer housed in the trunk. Make sure the reading is correct, that all speakers are working and that the selection of CDs is done properly. Remember to test listening radio stations and retrieval system (scanner). If the car is equipped with GPS, turn it on to see if the screen is in good condition and then perform a navigation test on a route. Finally, take advantage of immobilisation of the vehicle to take a look at the tires.

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Checklist for stationary::
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STATE OF THE BODY 
-> Elements repainted 
-> Corrosion 
COCKPIT 
-> Furniture, carpets, plastic 
-> Lighting 
-> Power Windows 
-> Central locking 
-> Wipers and washer 
-> The rear window 
-> Power Seat 
-> Power Mirrors 
TYRES 
-> Wear and damage 
-> CD RADIO AND GPS 
-> Tone, operation of the CD player and HP 
-> Radio Operations 
-> Brightness and Screen bugs 
-> Function Navigation (route) 
CD RADIO AND GPS 
-> Tone, operation of the CD player and HP 
-> Radio Operations 
-> Brightness and Screen bugs 
-> Function Navigation (route)

ACCELERATION FRANCHES
The motor startup must be immediate (in the case of diesel, from extinguishing the glow indicator). While driving, be sure to rapid acceleration and smooth. If there is a turbo, the car needs to accelerate vigorously. Vibrations, tinkling rattle and corrosion are a sign of an exhaust end of life. By turning the steering, there should be no noise or hard point; if not, go your way. Test the brakes on the open road. The car should not be deported, no vibration should be felt at the wheel. If there is an ABS, brake hard. The vibrations should shake the pedal. But if the wheels lock and skidding, ABS is ruined. Look elsewhere!
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Checklist for driving::
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ENGINE 
-> Getting Started 
-> Regularity idle speed 
-> Acceleration 
-> Turbo Triggering (if applicable) 
-> A-strokes and loss diet (EGR valve and / or flowmeter) 
EXHAUST 
-> Noise, leakage, vibration 
-> Corrosion 
DIRECTION 
-> Noise, leakage, hard points 
SUPPORT MANAGEMENT 
-> Flexibility in urban parking maneuvers 
-> Hardness proportional to the steady speed 
BRAKES 
-> Efficiency, offset, vibrations, squeaks 
-> Anti-lock braking (ABS) 
-> Brake
EFFECTIVE CLUTCH
Test the engine running clutch. Spend the third, pull the hand brake and accelerate. The engine should stall. If this is not the case, the clutch disc is worn. If the car is equipped with a flywheel "DMF" (diesel only), you should not hear any suspicious noise at startup, idle or switching off the engine. On a gearbox in good condition, the reports should go without cracking, even during downshifts. If the box is sequential, try the "automatic" modes and "manual". Their selection should take place smoothly or jolting. The air conditioning must issue a cold and dry air at 3 to 4 minutes more.
Test the engine running clutch. Spend the third, pull the hand brake and accelerate. The engine should stall. If this is not the case, the clutch disc is worn. If the car is equipped with a flywheel "DMF" (diesel only), you should not hear any suspicious noise at startup, idle or switching off the engine. On a gearbox in good condition, the reports should go without cracking, even during downshifts. If the box is sequential, try the "automatic" modes and "manual". Their selection should take place smoothly or jolting. The air conditioning must issue a cold and dry air at 3 to 4 minutes more.
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Other items to check at the wheel::
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CLUTCH 
-> Start Test 
-> Dual Mass Flywheel (on diesel) 
TRANSMISSION (mechanical) 
-> Shifting up and reverse, downshifts 
TRANSMISSION (sequential) 
-> Shifting up / downshift in manual and auto mode. 
AIR CONDITIONER 
-> Startup and rapid set temperature (3 minutes) 
-> Automatic dual-zone air conditioning (right / left) 
-> Respect the requested temperature 
CONTROL / SPEED LIMITATION 
-> Storing a speed 
-> Auto Disconnect

CONTROL TECHNOLOGY VALID
You've found the car of your dreams? For the transaction goes smoothly, make sure that the documents you deliver the vendor are complete and current. The gray card in his name should be crossed out with "Sold on. at. ". And the certificate of transfer, completed and signed. Remember the status certificate, which tells you if the car is pledged and / or if it is the subject of unpaid fines. For an opportunity to more than four years, the seller must provide you a report of technical control under six months. Finally, consider demand bills and maintenance book.
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Checklist for level administrative documents and formalities:
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-> Book maintenance update 
-> Invoices 
-> Car registration 
-> Vendor ID (identity card, driving license). 
-> Certificate of status (not guarantee) 
-> Certificate of transfer 
-> Technical Inspection (under six months)
Do your maths! 
For each point, determine if you have a green light, orange or red. 
If you have counted as green lights and less than 12 orange lights: you can buy without risk. 
If you found more than 12 orange lights and red lights under 6: ask the advice of a friend or a specialist. 
If you checked at least six red lights, go your way and continue your research.[/size]
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