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Well It’s New to Me!- Inspecting Used Vehicles Before Purchase

Greenville auto owners sell cars for a lot of different reasons. Maybe they just want something new or maybe they're selling the car because it has a problem or two. So how do you know what you're getting into when you sign the papers for a used car in IL?

When a car comes into Custom Wrenches, a NAPA Certified Auto-mechanic shop, with maintenance records, we can see if the factory maintenance schedule has been followed.

If it doesn't come with records, Greenville and Greenville used car buyers have to assume the worst. How many people who are turning in a leased vehicle at 36,000 miles will perform the transmission service recommended at 35,000?

So what do YOU do? At Custom Wrenches, we suggest getting on track with the maintenance schedule and we help you to stay on track! Lacking evidence to the contrary, immediately assume it needs an oil change. The thorough Custom Wrenches Digital Vehicle Inspection that comes with a full service oil change will reveal basic problems.

Be sure to bring up any specific concerns with your Custom Wrenches service writer. When buying an older used vehicle in Greenville, there's more to be concerned with because there's been more time for things to go wrong. A used vehicle inspection at Custom Wrenches is a good idea: the peace of mind is well worth the money.

In addition to the scheduled maintenance items, look for uneven wear on the tires. That could be a symptom of an alignment problem, worn shocks, or some other suspension issue. Listen for unusual sounds and pay attention to strange odors. Keep track of any problems you have when driving so you can consult with your friendly and knowledgeable service advisor at Custom Wrenches in Greenville!

If you just bought a used car in the Greenville area, give us a call at 618-664-0159.

Custom Wrenches
1102 S. Elm St
Greenville, IL 62246