Pre-delivery inspection on all used vehicles

We sell hundreds of pre-owned and ex-demo vehicles each year. Every single one is given a rigorous pre-delivery inspection. So what's involved?

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 equipement

  • 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

 


We are the largest supplier of vehicles for the cab trade in England and Wales. We aim to provide the best combination of Price, Service and Delivery. With 70+ years combined experience in the cab trade, we will help you find the perfect vehicle. 


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