172-Point Inspection

Hours

  • Monday 8:30AM - 9:00PM
  • Tuesday 8:30AM - 6:00PM
  • Wednesday 8:30AM - 6:00PM
  • Thursday 8:30AM - 9:00PM
  • Friday 8:30AM - 6:00PM
  • Saturday 9:00AM - 3:00PM
  • Sunday Closed

Contact Us

North Brothers Ford Inc.

33300 Ford Road
Map & Location Westland, MI 48185

  • Sales: (734) 928-2108
  • Service: (734) 821-7451
  • Parts: (734) 772-9323
 

172-Point Vehicle Inspection on all Certified Pre-Owned Fords


When you choose to buy a Ford Certified Pre-Owned car, truck, SUV, or crossover from North Brothers Ford you know that you are getting a high quality vehicle as it has been inspected on 172-points. Before a vehicle can be named Certified Pre-Owned it must pass our strict inspection process by our ASE Certified technicians.

You can be confident in your CPO car as it has been checked front to back, top to bottom, inside and out. Each vehicle is examined thoroughly to determine if it qualifies for the Certified Pre-Owned title. If you would like to know more about what the Ford Certified Pre-Owned 172-point vehicle inspection includes, scroll down to see for yourself!

Vehicle History

  • VIN Inspection
  • Service Recalls (OASIS) Performed

  • Vehicle History Report Obtained

  • Scheduled Maintenance Performed

  • Vehicle Emissions Sticker (Applicable States)

Road Test

  • Engine Starts and Idles Properly
  • Remote Start System Operation
  • Engine Accelerates and Cruises Properly/Smoothly
  • Engine Noise Normal (Cold/Hot & High/Low Speeds)
  • Auto/Manual Transmission/Transaxle Operation - Cold and Hot Shift Quality
  • Auto/Manual Transmission/Transaxle Noise Normal - Cold and Hot
  • Shift Interlock Operates Properly
  • Drive Axle/Transfer Case Operation Noise Normal
  • Clutch Operates Properly
  • Steers Normally (Response, Centering and Free Play)
  • Body and Suspension Squeaks and Rattles
  • Struts/Shocks Operate Properly
  • Brakes/ABS Operate Properly
  • Cruise Control
  • Gauges Operate Properly
  • Gauges Operate Properly
  • No Abnormal Wind Noise

Exterior

Body Panels and Bumpers

  • No Evidence of Flood, Fire, Major or Hail Damage
  • Body Panel Inspection

  • Bumper/Fascia Inspection

Doors, Hood, Deck Lid, Tailgate

  • Doors, Hood, Decklid/Tailgate and Roof Inspection

  • Doors, Hood, Decklid/Tailgate Alignment
  • Automatic/Manual Release Mechanisms, Hinges, Prop Rod/Gas Struts Operate Properly

  • Power Liftgate, Power-Sliding Door Operation

Grille, Trim, and Roof Rack

  • Power Liftgate, Power-Sliding Door Operation
  • Deployable Running Boards

Glass and Outside Mirrors



  • Windshield, Side and Rear-Window Glass Inspection
  • Wiper Blade Replacement
  • Outside Mirror Inspection

Exterior Lights

  • Front-End Exterior Lights
  • Back-End Exterior Lights
  • Side Exterior Lights

  • Hazard Lights
  • Auto On/Off Lighting
  • Trailer Lamp Connector Operation

Interior

Airbag and Safety belts



  • Airbags

  • Safety Belts



Audio and Alarm Systems



  • Radio, Cassette, CD and Speakers
  • Antenna
  • Alarm/Theft-Deterrent System
  • Navigation System

Heat/Vent/AC/Defog/Defrost

  • Air Conditioning System
  • Defog/Defrost

Interior Amenities

  • Clock
  • Tilt/Telescopic Steering Wheel
  • Steering Column LockS
  • teering Wheel Controls
  • Horn
Warning Chimes
  • Instrument Panel and Warning Lights
  • Wipers
  • Washers
  • Interior Courtesy, Dome and Map Lights
  • Manual Outside Rearview Mirrors, Power Outside Rearview Mirrors and Auto-dimming Rearview Mirror
  • BLIS® (Blind Spot Information System)
  • Rear View Camera
  • SYNC® System
  • MyFord Touch®
  • Active Park Assist
  • Rear Entertainment System
  • Power Outlets and Lighter
  • Ashtrays
  • Glove Box and Center Armrest/Console
  • Sun Visors, Vanity Mirror and Light
  • Adjustable Pedals (if equipped)

Carpet, Trim and Mats



  • Interior Odor-Free
  • Carpet
  • Floor Mats
  • Door Trim and Door Panels
  • Headliner

Seats



  • Seat Upholstery

  • Seat and Head Restraint Adjustment
  • Folding Seats

  • Heated Seats
  • Integrated Child Safety Seats

Sunroof/Moonroof/Convertible Top

  • Sunroof/Moonroof
  • Convertible Top

Windows and Door Locks

  • Door Handles and Release Mechanisms
  • Remote Entry System and Push-Button Start System
  • Door Locks
  • Child Safety Locks

  • Window Controls

  • Remote Decklid and Fuel Filler Door Release

Luggage Compartment



  • Carpet, Trim and Cargo Net
  • Luggage Compartment/Cargo Area Light
  • Vehicle Jack and Tool Kit
  • Spare Tire Size/Type and Sidewall Inspection
  • Spare Tire Tread Depth/Air Pressure Inspection
  • Tire Inflator Kit
Emergency Trunk-Lid Release

Diagnostics

Module System Test

  • Perform Self-Test for all CMDTCs

Underhood

Fluids

  • Engine Oil/Filter Change and Chassis Lube
  • Coolant
  • Brake Fluid
  • Automatic Transaxle/Transmission Fluid
  • Transfer Case Fluid
  • Drive Axle Fluid
  • Power Steering Fluid
  • Manual Transaxle/Transmission Hydraulic Clutch Fluid
  • Washer Fluid
  • Air Conditioning System Charge

Engine

  • Fluid Leaks
  • Hoses, Lines and Fittings
  • Belts
  • Wiring
  • Oil in Air Cleaner Housing
  • Water, Sludge or Engine Coolant in Oil
  • Oil Pressure
  • Relative Cylinder Compression Test/Power Balance Readings (check if necessary)
  • Timing Belt
  • Engine Mounts
  • Inspect Turbocharger Air Cooler

Cooling System

  • Radiator
  • Pressure-Test Radiator Cap and Radiator
  • Cooling Fans, Clutches and Motors
  • Water Pump
  • Coolant Recovery Tank
  • Cabin Air Filter

Fuel System

  • Fuel Pump Noise Normal

  • Fuel Pump Pressure
  • Fuel Filter
  • Engine Air Filter

Electrical System

  • Starter Operation
  • Ignition System
  • Battery
  • Alternator Output
  • Diesel Glow Plug System

Hybrid

  • Hybrid Cooling System

  • Switchable Powertrain Mount
  • Hybrid Entertainment and Information Display

  • 110V Power Outlet

Underbody

Frame



  • 110V Power Outlet
  • Fuel Supply System

Exhaust System

  • Exhaust System Condition
  • Emissions Control Test

Transmission, Transaxle, Differential and Transfer Case

  • Automatic Transmission/Transaxle
  • Manual Transmission/Transaxle, Differential and Transfer Case
  • 4x4 Hub Operation
  • Universal Joints, CV Joints and CV Joint Boots
  • Transmission Mounts (not cracked, broken or oil soaked)
  • Differential/Drive Axle

Tire and Wheels

  • Tires and Wheels Match and Are Correct Size
  • Tire Tread Depth
  • Normal Tire Wear
  • Tire Pressure
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • Wheels
  • Wheel Covers and Center Caps
  • Rack-and-Pinion, Linkage and Boots
  • Control Arms, Bushings and Ball Joints
  • Tie-Rods and Idler Arm
  • Sway Bars, Links and Bushings
  • Springs
  • Struts and Shocks
  • Wheel Alignment (check if necessary)
  • Power Steering Pump

Brakes

  • Calipers and Wheel Cylinders
  • Brake Pads and Shoes
  • Rotors and Drums
  • Brake Lines, Hoses and Fittings
  • Parking Brake
  • Master Cylinder and Booster

Convenience

  • Owner's Guide

  • Keys and Remote Controls
  • Universal Transmitter (Garage Door Opener)
  • Full Fuel Level
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