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Total expert pre-purchase inspection mechanics operating in Manchester

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2,259

Total number of pre-purchase inspection reviews in Manchester

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Recent Pre-purchase Inspection Mechanic Reviews in Manchester


48 Reviews

Chorlton Mot

Garage in Manchester, 15 years of experience

Chorlton MOT has been operating for 8 years and we recently moved our premises from Trafford to Chorlton. The business operates a 2 bay workshop and we are looking to expand that. We have 3 fully trained mec...



85 Reviews

Total Fix Service

Garage in Manchester, 15 years of experience

I have many years experience working in both independent and franchise dealerships in Greece prior to coming to the UK I worked for both Mercedes & BMW. I owned my own business in Greece for a number of yea...



63 Reviews

M60 Autos

Garage in Manchester, 9 years of experience

M60 Autos has been operating since 2013, however the business premises has been going much longer than that as a garage. Since Sajid has taken over M60 Autos he has expanded and diversified the business to ...


20th October 2016

TYRONE, Stockport

Ford Fiesta • Standard Pre-purchase Inspection

5th June 2022

JO, Manchester

Volkswagen up! • MOT with collection & delivery


34 Reviews

Csp Autos

Mobile mechanic serving Manchester, 16 years of experience

CSP AUTOS is a family run business run by Charmayne and Neil with two mobile mechanical working vans, covering brakes / suspension / servicing / air-conditioning re-gassing / diagnostics



229 Reviews

Brendan Nawrocki

Garage serving Manchester, 24 years of experience

When I left school I wanted to fix cars so the natural path to go along was to go to college, and do my city and guilds. After this however my career took a slight change in direction and I went working for ...


19th June 2022

COLIN, Manchester

Renault Master • Premium Pre-purchase Inspection

7th December 2018

REBECCA, Bolton

Audi A4 • Further diagnostic inspection


580 Reviews

F.M.A. Mobile Mechanic & Diagnostics

Mobile mechanic serving Manchester, 8 years of experience

I started by studying at City College in Leeds and gained my City & Guild qualifications up to level 3 and I undertook a garage job whilst studying in order to gain great experience. Whilst I was studying I ...


19th March 2022

MOHAMED, Stockport

Mercedes-Benz Vito • Premium Pre-purchase Inspection


705 Reviews

Jamies Mobile Mechanics

Garage serving Manchester, 14 years of experience

I started my apprenticeship when I left school at the age of 15. I’ve been fully qualified for 11+ years with NVQ level 1, 2 and 3. I’ve been an MOT tester for 10 years. Here at Jamie’s mobile mechanic w...


8th February 2022

WALEED, Manchester

Mercedes-Benz C-Class • Standard Pre-purchase Inspection


429 Reviews

Acceler8 Motors

Garage serving Manchester, 12 years of experience

I have 20 years of experience in the motor industry.. My business caters for most makes/models


18th October 2019

BEVERLEY, Huntingdon

Ford Focus • Premium Pre-purchase Inspection


949 Reviews

Jonathan Mcloughlin Autocare

Garage serving Manchester, 9 years of experience

Jonathan and his team at Northern Motors provides a reliable and professional mobile mechanic service that covers the whole of the North West area of England! With over 10 years of experience in the motor...



1465 Reviews

3h Automotive

Garage serving Manchester, 8 years of experience

I started my career as a mechanic at BMW undertaking an apprenticeship which lasted 4 years. After learning all the tricks of the trade at BMW I then went onto Land Rover for 2 years further enhancing my ski...


20th April 2021

JULIO, Manchester

Renault Trafic • Premium Pre-purchase Inspection

I plan to buy a used car in Manchester - do I need a pre-purchase inspection?

A pre-purchase inspection done by an experienced mechanic in Manchester spares you the headache and saves the time of checking the vehicle over yourself. The mechanics on our network know what signs to lookout for, potentially helping you avoid future large repair bills.

We have a comprehensive checklist that the mechanic goes through, and they will provide you with a written report and a follow-up call describing the state of the vehicle (if applicable).

Customers value the pre-purchase inspection report they receive from their mechanics. The report will help you make a decision and possibly assist with negotiating price.

A Standard Pre-purchase Inspection is the most popular choice amongst ClickMechanic customers when it comes to checking a used car before the sale. We currently have 46 mechanics in Manchester doing pre-purchase inspections.

What happens during a pre-purchase inspection?

If you book a pre-purchase inspection in Manchester, a vetted mechanic servicing Manchester will inspect the car you intend to purchase. Depending on the level of service booked (basic, standard or premium), the mechanic will spend up to 3 hours assessing the condition of the vehicle.

When inspecting a used car, mechanics check the interior, lights, fluid levels, brakes and suspension, chassis and car underside (subject to service level booked). All our inspection checklists include a road test to examine the condition of important safety features such as the steering and braking, and give a clear idea whether the vehicle is roadworthy.

Do I need to get permission for a pre-purchase inspection by a mechanic in Manchester?

You will need to notify the used car seller about the inspection and should get their permission for the inspection to take place. Also make sure that the inspecting mechanic has clear access to both the vehicle and proposed inspection site so that they can complete their work.

I have booked a used vehicle inspection in Manchester - do I have to be present?

No, there is no need for you to be present during the inspection. Our pre-purchase inspection service is popular with customers wanting to have a professional assessment of a used car they are purchasing e.g. while they are abroad.

You will receive a report about the condition of the car after the inspection is complete and if you wish you will be able to discuss with the mechanic over the phone afterwards (depending on level of service booked).

Does the pre-purchase inspection come with a warranty?

Our pre-purchase inspections of used vehicles do not come with a warranty. The main purpose of inspecting a used car before the sale is to give you an honest and true reflection of the state of the vehicle at the time of inspection.

Pre-purchase inspections in Manchester are most popular for second hand Vauxhall, Citroen, and Mitsubishi.

Can I book a follow up appointment?

Following your used car inspection in Manchester, and if you decided to purchase the vehicle we recommend having it serviced by one of the mechanics on our network. That way you can ensure you are off to a good start and your car is ready for your future journeys together.

Speak to the mechanic who will do the inspection to book a follow up through ClickMechanic.

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