Multi Point Inspection List | Rhodes Auto Sales

Multi Point Inspection List

VIN INSPECTION
  1. Vehicle VIN plates match, engine compartment, doorjambs and dash
  2. VIN label on door jamb
  3. Perform VIN Status Injury check and perform applicable recall or campaign repairs
  MINIMUM REPLACEMENT ITEMS
  1. Engine oil and filter (with genuine Honda filter)
  2. Air filter (if dirty or at service interval)
  3. Brake fluid (if dirty/discolored or at service interval)
  4. Floor mats (replace mats, unless in good condition)
  5. Wiper blades (replace unless they wipe windshield clean)
  6. Coolant (replace if dirty or at service interval with genuine Honda fluid)
  7. Tires - minimum tread depth 5/32 across thread width
  8. Disc brake pad - if wear is greater than 50%
  9. Brake shoes - if wear is greater than 50%
  10. Antenna mast - if bent or sticking (if applicable)
  11. Automatic transmission fluid - if discolored or at service internal
  12. Differential fluid - if discolored or at service interval (if equipped)
  13. Rear differential fluid - if discolored or at service interval (if equipped)
  SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE
  1. Nearest scheduled maintenance must be performed if within 3 months or 2500 miles of service interval, or if no record of service exits
  2. Starting (Cold/Hot)
  3. Idle vibration (Cold/Hot)
  4. Engine noise (Cold/Hot and High/Low speeds)
  5. Acceleration
  6. Engine operating temperature
  7. Driveability/Smoothness
  8. AT shift quality/AT shift points
  9. MT shifter operation
  10. MT clutch (smoothness, effort, slippage)
  11. Transmission/Trans axle noise (Cold/Hot)
  12. CV joint/drive axle noise (Full lock turn r/l)
  13. Braking noise, vibration, effort
  14. Parking brake operation
  15. Steering effort (drifting right or left)
  16. Steering wheel free play/steering wheel centered
  17. Cruise control operation (including resume)
  18. Horn operation
  19. Wind noise/squeaks
  20. Speedometer/odometer operation
  21. Heater/defroster operation
  22. A/C cooling performance/vent outlet temperature
  23. Tire or steering wheel vibration
  24. Body/suspension (performance/noise/rough road test)
  UNDER HOOD: CHECK FOR UNACCEPTABLE AFTERMARKET MODIFICATIONS
  1. Battery (condition, fluid level, load test)
  2. Alternator (belt condition/tension, charging)
  3. Starter operation
  4. Distribution (cap and rotor condition, shaft looseness)
  5. Ignition system operation
  6. Fuel system operation (connecting/leakage)
  7. Fuel filter (replace per maintenance schedule)
  8. Radiator (leaks, road-hazard damage)
  9. Air condenser (corrosion, road-hazard, damage)
  10. Cooling fan operation
  11. Coolant
  12. Coolant hoses (check condition)
  13. Power steering (fluid level, belt condition/tension)
  14. A/C compressor (proper cycling, belt condition/tension)
  15. Heater valve adjustment
  16. Heater valve noise
  17. Engine/transmission mount condition
  18. Engine (remove valve cover, verify adequate maintenance, one valve cover for V-6 engine)
  19. Timing belt condition
  UNDER VEHICLE: CHECK FOR UNACCEPTABLE AFTERMARKET MODIFICATIONS
  1. Tires - OEM size, speed and load rating
  2. Tires - matching brand & type
  3. Tires - no road hazard damage/proper tire pressure
  4. Tires - check for uneven wear or sidewall cracking
  5. Wheels/rims - check for damage
  6. Valve stem condition
  7. Wheel lug nuts (all present and properly torque)
  8. Spare tire (condition/pressure)
  9. Engine-oil leaks, drain plug threads
  10. Transmission leaks
  11. Coolant leaks
  12. CV joint/boots/drive-shaft/universal joint (cracks, leakage)
  13. Brake pad thickness
  14. Brake rotor thickness and surface
  15. Brake caliper free movement
  16. Brake caliper leakage
  17. Rear lining thickness (if applicable)
  18. Rear-wheel cylinder leakage (if applicable)
  19. Rear drum thickness and surface
  20. Hydraulic hose/line leakage
  21. Suspension (springs, proper ride height)
  22. McPherson strut/shock absorber leakage
  23. Bushing condition
  24. Ball joint tightness
  25. Tie rod end tightness
  26. Power steering rack leakage
  27. Entire exhaust system (condition, leaks, damage, noise)
  EXTERIOR: CHECK FOR UNACCEPTABLE: AFTERMARKET MODIFICATIONS
  1. Headlights (high/low operation and headlight aim, cracks, chips, scratches, pitting)
  2. Brake lights
  3. Turn signal lights (operation, cracks, chips, scratches)
  4. Parking lamps
  5. Fog lamps (if applicable)
  6. Running lights (if applicable)
  7. License plate light
  8. Taillights (operation, cracks, chips, scratches, damage)
  9. Back-up lamps
  10. Emergency flasher
  11. Water leaks
  INTERIOR: CHECK FOR UNACCEPTABLE AFTERMARKET MODIFICATIONS
  1. Fuel gauge operation
  2. Temperature gauge operation
  3. All warning lights illuminated with ignition "ON"
  4. Dash light operation,
  5. Windshield wiper/washer operation
  6. Audio system-radio/CD/cassette, speaker operation (audio steering wheel controls if applicable)
  7. Navigation operation (if applicable)
  8. Clock functions
  9. Steering wheel tilt/lock
  10. Sunroof operation (if applicable)
  11. Headliner condition
  12. Cigarette lighter/power outlets (if equipped)
  13. Alarm/theft system operation (check remote)
  14. SRS airbags (exterior condition/check warning lamp self-check)
  15. Outside mirror operation left and right
  16. Rearview mirror operation (day/night operation)
  17. Window Operation-noise, speed and full travel
  18. Door locks (check manual and/or power operation and child safety function)
  19. Seat belts-condition, proper latching and retraction operation
  20. Seat upholstery/leather condition (front & rear)
  21. Power seat operation (if equipped)
  22. Seat heaters (if equipped)
  23. Headrest movement
  24. Rear defrost operation
  25. Inside mirror/vanity light operation
  26. Interior lights (switch/door operation)
  27. Glove box/glove box light operation
  28. Luggage compartment (jack and tool present)
  29. Truck lid release/trunk lid light operation
  30. Fuel door release
  31. Hood release operation
  APPEARANCE INSPECTION¬†EXTERIOR
  1. Under hood (clean engine compartment)
  2. Front bumper (fascia guards finish)
  3. Grille (headlights, other lights, trim, emblems)
  4. Hood (emblems/ finish)
  5. LF fender (finish, trim)
  6. LF door (finish, trim)
  7. LR door (finish, trim)
  8. LR fender (finish, trim)
  9. Trunk lid (finish, trim)
  10. Rear bumper (fascia, guards, trim)
  11. RR fender/(finish, trim)
  12. RR door.(finish, trim)
  13. RF door (finish, trim)
  14. RF fender (finish trim)
  15. Roof (finish, trim)
  16. Windshield/glass (cracks, chips, scratches, pitting)
  INTERIOR
  1. Carpet and mats (condition)
  2. Dash and instrument panels
  3. Console/center arm rest/cup holders