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Audio/cassette/CD system working normally, CD cartridge present (if equipped)

Antenna is present and functions properly
Radio speakers do not rattle at high volume
Remote entry system works properly (if equipped)
Theft-deterrent system works properly (if equipped)
Inspect brakes, calipers, lines and hoses
No excessive vibration during braking
ABS operates on “panic stop”
Parking brake sets and holds vehicle
Brake pads/shoes must have minimum of 50% wear remaining
No excessive grooving or heat checking of rotors or drums
Parking brake releases completely
Brake pedal free play and travel is normal

Change engine oil and filter

Check for evidence of sludge
Inspect for fuel, oil, coolant or other fluid leaks
Engine cold high idle correct
No abnormal engine noise at cold start
Throttle does not stick shut on cold start
Drivability OK during warm-up
Hot drivability OK
Engine reaches normal operating temperature
Engine fan functions properly
No excessive drone or vibration from engine
Check under-hood labels and decals
Engine compartment is clean
Inspect air filter
Oil, brake, clutch, transmission, transfer case, washer and power steering fluid levels OK
Under-hood fluids clear and uncontaminated
Exterior is clean and free of road residue
No cracked or broken lenses of exterior lights
Outside rearview mirror operates/lens is good
Glass free of cracks
Glass is free of improper repairs
Body is free of all major dents
Body is reasonably free of dings
Hood and trunk latches working
Free of water spots
Paint is free of swirl marks
Paint has even luster
Paint is free of buffable scratches
Free of wax residue
Wheel wells are clean
Acceptable aftermarket items checked
Removal of unacceptable aftermarket items
Hybrid Vehicle
Immobilizer System
Multi-Information Display
Inverter Coolant Level
Engine and ECT (Electronically Controlled Transmission)
ABS (Anti-lock Brake System)
EMPS (Electric Motor Assisted Power Steering)
CCS (Cruise Control System)
SRS (Supplemental Restraint System) Airbag
HV ECU (Hybrid Vehicle Electronic Control Unit)
HV (Hybrid Vehicle) Battery
Fully charge 12-Volt Auxiliary Battery
Clean or replace Air Refiner Filter (A/C or evaporator filter)
Check Transaxle “Park” Mechanism
Day/night mirror operates and lens is good
Window tinting clear and free of bubbles
Cigarette lighter is intact and operates
Ashtrays function and are in good condition
Ashtrays and lighter are clean; no evidence of use
Headliner, sun visors, dash pad, upholstery, console, cup holders, trim panels, floor mats and carpets are in place and in good condition (if equipped)
Cup holder extends completely and sturdily
Driver floor mat (if equipped) is properly secured and not stacked on another floor mat
Doors open and close correctly
Door locks, including child safety locks, work properly
Seats, including all position adjusters, work properly
Headrests function properly
Rear defogger grid lines intact
Interior leather, vinyl, plastic, carpet and fabric surfaces are free of rips, tears, excessive wear or fading
Inspect seatbelt condition
Seatbelts have full range of extension
Seatbelts lock up per specification
Inside remote release operates normally
Interior is free of debris
Dash and vents are clean and properly dressed
All crevices are clean
Doorjambs are clean
Glove box and console compartments are clean
Seats, carpets, floor mats and headliner are clean
Glass is clean and free of streaks
Steering has normal feel in lock-to-lock turning

Steering wheel centered in straight line driving

Vehicle tracks and drives straight on level surface

Tilt steering wheel adjustment works properly

No excessive tire vibration or steering wheel shimmy at any speed

Interior free of significant squeaks or rattles

Inspect steering rack, linkage, bushings, control arms and dust boots
Transmission/clutch operates smoothly
Automatic transmission in “ECT” power mode shifts properly
Transmission gear ranges engage promptly while shifting when warmed up
Transmission shift lock and key interlock system OK
Transmission does not shift into overdrive when button is in OFF position
Inspect transmission case and pan for leaks
No damage to drive and axle shafts
Differential fluid level correct
Run and print a CARFAX® Vehicle History Report 
Battery in good condition, has proper cold cranking amps and reserve capacity
Battery proper size and secure
Battery posts free of corrosion
Cables in good condition
Perform emissions test and/or state inspection, if required
Engine coolant at proper hot and cold levels
Coolant specific gravity to -31° Fahrenheit
A/C cooling operation normal
A/C refrigerant sight glass clear
Heater operation normal
Frame/Unibody check
Inspect body surface
Check exhaust systems and hangers
Fuel gauge reads correctly
Battery voltage gauge reads correctly
Horn works
Airbag deployment/replaced airbag
Speedometer and odometer work properly
Cruise control operation normal
Clock keeps time
All wiper speeds work correctly
Windshield washer operates
Wiper blades/inserts are in good condition and work
Wipers return to correct position when OFF
All mirrors adjust
Windows operate normally
Window locks operate normally
Power windows operate from master switch and all door switches
Memory seat control operates properly
Warning lights function
High and low beams OK
Headlight aim is OK
Taillights work
Brake lights work
Side marker lights work
Backup lights work
License plate lights work
Instrument lights work
Heater lights work
Dash light dimmer works
Turn signals operate correctly and self-cancel
Four-way flashers work
Defogger indicator light turns on with switch ON
Dome/courtesy lights operate with door cycles
Inspect tires for defects, damage and inflation
Tread depth remaining 50%
Wheels are clean and free of brake dust
Tires are dressed, not greasy
Wheel cover caps secure with no damage
No damage to CV joints/boots
Trunk is clean, free of debris, no stains
Trunk light and trunk trim appearance
Jack and tools are correct, present and secured
Spare tire or inflator kit present
Spare tire and storage areas are clean
Spare tire is securely fastened
No signs of damage to spare tire
Minimum 5/32″ tread remaining on spare
Spare tire has correct air pressure
Dome light works properly
Sunroof/convertible top operates normally through full range of positions
Convertible top lockout function operates
Seat Heaters operate properly
Head unit software update
Radio security codes cleared
Navigation system works properly
Transfer case switches from 2WD to 4WD and back from 4WD to 2WD
Truck bed is in good condition
Truck bedliner is in good condition and secured
Tailgate functions properly
Rear bumper is secured