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Vehicle Inspection Services

Buying or selling a car get it checked with us.

Get the answers you need and can trust. Whether you're purchasing a used vehicle or just being proactive about maintenance, all of BCAA's Pre-Purchase, Safety and Out of Province Inspections check your car’s mechanical and performance systems. What you get is a comprehensive report and a plain-spoken explanation of the results from one of our Red Seal Certified Technicians.

What Kind Of Inspection Do I Need?

Whether you’re buying or selling a used car, our Pre-Purchase Vehicle Inspection offers a comprehensive 176-point mechanical and system performance examination. Once completed, our report will rate the vehicle through a stoplight legend and shows an overall assessment. Plus, you’ll get a good idea if there's anything that needs to be repaired soon.

This is for you if:

   You’re considering buying a used car

   You’re selling your car

Cost 

The process covers the vehicle's body, electrical system, engine, warning lights, cooling system, steering and suspension, fuel system, exhaust system, wheels, tires, brakes and a road test.

$199 + tax  for cars and trucks. Rates vary for dual wheel trucks. 

   

  You are going on a long road trip

   You're using your vehicle again after a long period of non-use

   You want to be proactive about vehicle maintenance

  You are going on a long road trip

   You're using your vehicle again after a long period of non-use

   You want to be proactive about vehicle maintenance

  You are going on a long road trip

   You're using your vehicle again after a long period of non-use

   You want to be proactive about vehicle maintenance

  You are going on a long road trip

   You're using your vehicle again after a long period of non-use

   You want to be proactive about vehicle maintenance

Our Safety Inspection is a 98-point process that checks the safety-related parts and systems of your vehicle. A safety inspection is a good way to complement your routine vehicle maintenance.

This is for you if:

  You are going on a road trip

   You're using your vehicle again after a long period of non-use

   You want to be proactive about vehicle maintenance

Cost 

The Safety Inspection covers the brakes, tires, seat belts, warning lights and other systems that are critical to your car's safety. This inspection helps ensure that your car is road ready.

$99 + tax

 

  You are going on a long road trip

   You're using your vehicle again after a long period of non-use

   You want to be proactive about vehicle maintenance

  You are going on a long road trip

   You're using your vehicle again after a long period of non-use

   You want to be proactive about vehicle maintenance

  You are going on a long road trip

   You're using your vehicle again after a long period of non-use

   You want to be proactive about vehicle maintenance

  You are going on a long road trip

   You're using your vehicle again after a long period of non-use

   You want to be proactive about vehicle maintenance

Out of Province Inspection is a BC government-required test for used vehicles coming into British Columbia from another province. The process covers steering, heater controls, body integrity, engine compartment, lighting and electrical, brakes and other systems.

This is for you if: 

  You are registering a vehicle in BC from another province

 Currently, it’s only available at BCAA Auto Service Centres in Kelowna, Penticton, Vernon and Nanaimo.

 

Pre-Purchase

Safety

# of points inspected

176

98

 Covers:

 Body

Checkmark

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 Electrical System

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 Engine

 Checkmark
 

 Fluid Leaks

 Checkmark  Checkmark

 Engine Lights / DTC Scan

 Full scan Will only report if lights are on, no scan or diagnostic performed

 Cooling System

 Checkmark  

 Fuel System

 Checkmark  

 Steering and Suspension

 Checkmark  Checkmark

 Exhaust

 Checkmark  Checkmark

 Wheels and Tires

 Checkmark  Checkmark

 Brakes

 Checkmark  Checkmark

 Driveline

 Checkmark

 Road Test

 Checkmark  
 Price

$199.00 + TAX

$99.00 + TAX


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