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Should I have a mechanic look at a certified used car?

Check it out for any obvious issues. And if you are concerned that a CPO car will have problems you might not be able to detect, consider bringing a mechanic with you to inspect it before you buy. He may be able to spot any issues that may have been overlooked in the dealer inspection.

How much does it cost to have a mechanic inspect a used car?

The cost of a pre-purchase vehicle inspection is typically between $100 and $200. The price could be lower or higher than this range depending on the level of detail the inspection has and the vehicle itself.

Should I take a used car to a mechanic before buying?

The Federal Trade Commission, advises people “to ask to have the car inspected by an independent mechanic before you buy,” but it’s not a requirement of the dealership to allow cars to be inspected off-site. “Most, though, really want to sell cars, so they have to cooperate and let customers check it out.

How much is a vehicle inspection in Ontario?

The province doesn’t regulate what shops charge for the inspection. Before the new rules, shops usually charged one hour of labour for the inspection. Hourly rates range from $90 to $120.

Does Canadian Tire do vehicle inspections?

Vehicle Inspection & Engine Diagnostics | Canadian Tire | Canadian Tire.

Will a car pass safety inspection with check engine light on Ontario?

It wont fail safety because of an evap CEL code. This, a CEL must be recorded in the inspection report, but is not a cause of failure providing the engine starts and stops as intended.

What is required for a car to pass a safety in Ontario?

it must be inspected, certified and/or repaired by a specialized Motor Vehicle Inspection Station, licensed to conduct more in-depth, structural inspections (call the inspection station to confirm) you must get both a Structural Inspection Certificate and a Safety Standards Certificate from the inspection station.

How much does it cost to get a car Safetied in Ontario?

The cost of a safety certificate is between $60 and $90 (plus any necessary repairs) and the certificate is valid for 36 days from the inspection date.