Pitre Pre-Owned Certification

All of our retail Pre-Owned vehicle's here at Pitre will go through a comprehensive 180 point inspection to assure you the best possible condition used vehicle.



180 - Point Used Car Inspection

Starting Checks

Check Starter and Starting System

Check Ease of Starting

Engine Performance / Control Checks

Check engine performance / smooth acceleration

Check cruise control operation (including resume)

Transmission System Checks

Check automatic transmission for normal operation / shifting

Check manual transmission for normal operation / shifting

Check clutch for normal operation (if equipped)

Check transfer case for normal operation

Noise / Vibration Checks

Check steering for operation and abnormal noise

Check brakes for operation and abnormal noise

Check engine for operation and abnormal noise

Check rear differential for abnormal noise

Check front differential for abnormal noise

Check suspension for operation and abnormal noise

Suspension Checks (test drive)

Inspect front shocks and struts; check operation

Inspect rear shocks and struts; check operation

Brake Wear: Inner Meas Outer Meas

1.0

INTERIOR

Vehicle Diagnostics

Scan vehicle computer for fault codes if engine malfunction light is on

MIL Light / Dash Light Checks

Inspect for dash malfunction lights

Check dash and interior lights

Pedal Checks

Check brake pedal travel / free-play

Check clutch adjustment

Check clutch / start switch

HVAC Checks

Check air conditioning operation

Check blower motor operation (all speeds)

Check air flow switching control (floor, dash vent and defroster outlets)

Inspect rear window defroster operation

Power Accessory Checks

Check power antenna operation

Check power locking system operation

Check power window operation

Check power seat operation

Check windshield wiper / washer operation

Check horn operation

Restraint / SRS System Checks

Check all seatbelts for normal operation / condition

Inspect SRS system

PASS /

DONE CAUTION FAIL NOT

DONE

EXTERIOR

Exterior Light Checks

Check headlight low and bright beam

Check taillight, turn signal, side marker and license plate lights

Check brake light operation

Check hazard light operation

Check back-up light operation

Inspect headlight assemblies for cracks / damage

Inspect taillight, turn signal, and side marker assemblies for cracks / damage

Body / Exterior Checks

Inspect door latches and mechanisms

Inspect sunroof and check for leaks

Inspect convertible top

Inspect windshield wiper blades

Inspect rear-view mirrors (inside and outside)

UNDER HOOD

UNDER HOOD CON'T

UNDER CAR

Fluid Checks (under hood)

Check engine oil level and condition

Check engine coolant level and condition

Check automatic transmission fluid level and condition

Check brake fluid level and condition

Check clutch hydraulic fluid level and condition

Check power steering fluid level and condition

Top off washer fluid

Cooling System Checks

Inspect radiator cap

Inspect cooling system hoses

Inspect heater hoses

Inspect fan hub

Check electric cooling fan operation

Check condenser cooling fan operation

Brake System Checks (under hood)

Inspect ABS system

Inspect brake booster

Drive Belt / Timing Belt

Inspect accessory drive belts

Engine Performance Checks

Inspect vacuum hoses and connections

Inspect ignition wires (spark plug wires)

Inspect fuel injection system

Inspect distributor cap and rotor

Inspect fuel hoses, lines and connections

Inspect air cleaner element

Inspect air induction system

UNDER HOOD CON'T

Engine Electrical Checks

Inspect wiring harness and connections

Inspect battery terminals / cables

Check alternator / charging system

Emission Control System Checks

Visually inspect EGR system

Visually inspect PCV system

Visually inspect AIR system

Fluid Leak Checks

Check engine for oil leaks

Check automatic transmission for leaks

Check automatic transmission cooler hoses for damage or leaks

Check cooling system for leaks

Check brake system for leaks

Check power steering system for leaks

Check rear differential for leaks

Check rear axle seals for leaks

Check front differential for leaks

Check front axle seals for leaks

Check clutch hydraulic system for leaks

Inspect fuel tank, lines and connections

Powertrain Mount Checks

Inspect automatic transmission mounts for damage

Inspect manual transmission mounts for damage

Inspect engine mounts

Driveline and Axle Checks

Inspect CV joints and boots

Inspect U-Joints and driveline slip-joints

Wheel Bearing Checks

Check rear wheel bearings for noise / play

Check front wheel bearings for noise / play

Suspension / Steering Checks

Check ball joints

Check tie-rod ends

Check idler arm

Check pitman arm

Check control arm bushings

Check front sway-bar links and bushings

Check front strut / shock mounts

Check steering gear assembly

Check rear strut / shock mounts

Check rear suspension bushings

Check rear sway-bar links and bushings

Inspect king pins

Brake System Checks

Measure front inner brake lining thickness (WRITE SPECS)

Measure front outer brake lining thickness (WRITE SPECS)

Measure rear inner brake lining thickness (WRITE SPECS)

Inspect overall brake condition and performance

Inspect brake calipers and wheel cylinders

Inspect front brake drums and rotors (WRITE SPECS)

Inspect rear brake drums and rotors (WRITE SPECS)

Inspect brake hoses and lines

Tire / Wheel Checks

Measure left front tire tread depth (inner / center / outer) (WRITE SPECS)

Measure right front tire tread depth (inner / center / outer) (WRITE SPECS)

Measure left rear tire tread depth (inner / center / outer) (WRITE SPECS)

Measure right rear tire tread depth (inner / center / outer) (WRITE SPECS)

Inspect overall tire condition, wear patterns and performance

Check tire pressure

Inspect lug nuts and wheel studs

Inspect hub caps or wheel covers

covers

General Under Car Checks

Inspect frame and chassis

Inspect under car splash shields

Inspect inner fenders and mud guards

Exhaust System Checks

Inspect exhaust system for leaks, damage and loose parts

Inspect exhaust system heat shields

Emission Control System Checks (under car)

Visually inspect E VAP system

General Interior Cosmetic Check

Steering wheel damage (cuts, scrapes, scratches, wear, cracks, discoloration)

Dashboard and dashboard finisher damage (cuts, scrapes, scratches, wear, cracks, discoloration)

Glovebox / glovebox finisher damage (cuts, scrapes, scratches, wear, cracks, discoloration)

Front center console damage (cuts, scrapes, scratches, wear, cracks, discoloration)

Rear center console damage (cuts, scrapes, scratches, wear, cracks, discoloration)

Left front door panel / switch finisher damage (cuts, scrapes, scratches, wear, cracks, discoloration)

Right front door panel / switch finisher damage (cuts, scrapes, scratches, wear, cracks, discoloration)

Right rear door panel / switch finisher damage (cuts, scrapes, scratches, wear, cracks, discoloration)

Left rear door panel / switch finisher damage (cuts, scrapes, scratches, wear, cracks, discoloration)

Left front seat damage (cuts, scrapes, scratches, wear, cracks, discoloration)

Right front seat damage (cuts, scrapes, scratches, wear, cracks, discoloration)

Second row rear seat damage (cuts, scrapes, scratches, wear, cracks, discoloration)

Third row rear seat damage (cuts, scrapes, scratches, wear, cracks, discoloration)

Carpeting damage (cuts, tears, scrapes, discoloration, foreign substances)

Step finisher damage (cuts, scuffs, scrapes, gouges, discoloration, excessive wear)

Interior foul odors

Headliner damage (cuts, scuffs, scrapes, gouges, discoloration, excessive wear)

Pillar finish damage (cuts, scuffs, scrapes, gouges, discoloration, excessive wear)

Recommended Maintenance

Engine oil and filter change (Perform during UCI .2)

Engine Air Filter Replacement (Replace during UCI if needed)

In-cabin micro filter

Brake system fluid renewal service

Power steering fluid renewal service

Transmission fluid renewal service

Transfer case fluid renewal service

Fuel system clean / tune up

Rear differential fluid renewal service

Front differential fluid renewal service

Cooling system fluid renewal service











































Hours

  • Monday 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Tuesday 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Wednesday 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Thursday 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Friday 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Saturday 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Sunday Closed

Contact

Pitre Kia

9640 Eagle Ranch Rd. Northwest
Directions Albuquerque, NM 87114

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