Helpful tips when choosing b / a Car
Buying a car from the secondary market - an increasingly popular service in our area. One may say that the new machine - is always better, but do not forget about the undoubted advantage of a used car. Firstly, such a vehicle is sold, most often, in the maximum configuration. Second, the price is much lower than the official - you can get your favorite brand for next to nothing, if you're lucky.
And, thirdly, the car with the engine run-in will be ready to issue a maximum of efficiency is just next to the owner - that is, you. The main thing when buying a used car to know a few tricks, not to be trapped. Here are the five main conditions to be met by a good car.
Talking on the test drive
A common way to knock a buyer with a sense - to begin a long and confusing conversation during a test drive. It is best to also play music. Thus, the seller is trying to stifle small knocks which may indicate faults in the motor or on the bit body.
Even a cursory examination of the body can tell a lot about the car. The coating must necessarily be monotonous. Slight deviations from the color stains, paint drops - all this will mean that the car hit, and then tried to hide the damage.
Carefully evaluate the gaps between all the parts of the body. They should be the same everywhere and not more than 5 mm. In addition, the doors and boot are usually closed with no additional effort. If you have to clap press - can be broken body geometry.
Location Engine can also tell a lot about the past of the machine. Factory setting horizontal, if the engine has the slightest inclination angles - so the car survived the head-on collision.
The easiest way to check the chassis is possible on the exhaust color: pale blue hue signals the health of all the other colors are already talking about certain issues. Try to make the exhaust pipe (engine running) white handkerchief or napkin. If traces of oil will remain - so not in order of piston rings. At idle, the exhaust pipe plug. If the machine is not stalled - the exhaust system has a problem.
Wheels and wheel
To check the wheel for play, each of them must be raised on a jack and try to shake, when the steering wheel is locked. The slightest gap will show suspension malfunction, or the steering wheel.
The braking distance
In general, a lot can be determined by the following, which leaves the car. If the test of the exhaust system will be enough to plug the pipe with a cloth, the braking distance will show the state of the brake system. If the car after a sharp deceleration shows signs of uneven braking distance - standing guard.
No less importance is the dashboard. Any cracks and that the difference in the gaps between the parts would mean that all this was filmed after a major accident.
Note the interior paneling. In no case should not be wet. Otherwise, the machine can be lifted from the bottom of the river, or, on the contrary, it could extinguish. And then, and more as you know, for the benefit she did not go.
Should work all. From the windows to the heated seats - do not miss the sight of any smallest detail. Also, there should be no problems with the activation of: a needless pressing will be enough to understand - the system is working properly.