How to Inspect a Used Car

After taking ownership of a used car, its problems become your problems, so the more variables you eliminate before buying, the less likely you'll be to get stuck with costly repairs. Take our advice and conduct a thorough inspection of the vehicle after a test drive. Look, listen and smell for leaks, rattles and bad odors, or anything else that seems out of order, and pay the extra money for an independent inspection. To learn more about these and other presale precautions, follow the link below.

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News Editor Matt Schmitz is a veteran Chicago journalist indulging his curiosity for all things auto while helping to inform car shoppers.  Email Matt