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Pre-delivery inspection on all used vehicles


1Buying with confidence

Some of the used vehicles we market are trade-ins from drivers upgrading; some are ex-demo vehicles; and some are those that we source from our database of 30,000+ quality used vehicles suitable for taxi work.

Each vehicle is given a thorough inspection. Here’s what we cover:

Engine compartment

  • Engine oil level
  • Power steering fluid level
  • Clutch and brake fluid level
  • Hydrolic fuel level
  • Coolant level
  • Wiper/Wash level
  • Battery and battery terminal connections

Vehicle equipment

  • Lighting and turn signals
  • Infotainment and navigation systems (check, set or reset functions)
  • Hands-free system (check language)
  • Windows (check operation)
  • Sun-roof (check operation)
  • Trailer hitch (check)
  • Radio antena (install)

3Underbody and exterior

  • Engine, transmission and clutch system (check for leaks)
  • Brake lines and hoses (visually check)
  • Wheel locks (install)
  • Wheel fastener (check, correct)
  • Tyre pressures, inc. spare (check)
  • Tool kit, tyre repair kit, warning triangle, first aid kit, reflective vests (check)
  • Wheel trim cover (install)

4Test drive

  • Horn: check operation
  • Optional equipment and accessories: check presence and functionality
  • Heating, ventilation and air conditioning: check function
  • Instruments and displays: check
  • Automatic cancelling of turn signal: check function
  • Wipe/washer check function
  • Engine and transmission: check performance, idle speed and gear selection
  • Brake system (inc. parking brake) check function
  • Park assist: check function
  • Service interval display: reset
  • Service and warranty booklet: fill in
  • LPG and CNC sticker: apply to certificate
  • Open field activities: check and perform

We’ll help you find the perfect vehicle at the right price. Please call our team of advisers on 01525 717 695 with any questions.

NB: You get a copy of The Taxi Shop’s Pre-delivery Inspection report