Safety Inspections

Keeping your vehicle & trailer safe is our #1 priority

Safety and
Pre-Purchase Inspections

If you are planning on going on a long trip, it may be time to stop by Sonny's for a safety inspection to make sure your car, truck, RV or SUV is in the best working order. Many vehicle failures and issues can be prevented with proper maintenance and routine inspections.

Trailers are especially important to have inspected on an annual basis. Whether you use your trailer to transport your horse, sand toys, furniture, or boat it is imperative that you have it inspected and serviced by someone who will take the utmost care to ensure your precious cargo arrives safely.

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Utility Trailer
Horse trailer

Do you want to buy a used vehicle but you’re wary of purchasing a problematic or abused vehicle? We offer PPIs (Pre-Purchase Inspections), in which we will go over the entire vehicle front to back and give you the overall health of the vehicle. We will give you as much information as possible so that you can make an informed decision.

Sonny's  inspects and services:

  • Cars, Trucks, SUV's
  • RV's
  • Horse Trailers
  • Boat Trailers
  • Utility Trailers
  • Travel Trailers
  • Toy Haulers
  • Heavy Equipment Trailers

Safety Inspections Include

  • Engine and Drivetrain Fluid Levels and Conditions

  • Check Engine Light

  • Tire Condition and Check for Even Wear

  • Check for Fluid and Exhaust Leaks

  • Quick Test Drive to Check for Issues or Odd Noises

  • Check Brakes for Proper Wear

  • Suspension and Steering Wear

  • Check Brake Fluid Conditions and Levels

  • Condition of Belts and Pulleys

  • Check Wiper Blade Condition

  • Overall Checking of Underside of Vehicle

Pre-Purchase Inspections Include

  • Engine and Warning Lights

  • Gauges

  • Wipers and Washers

  • Tire Conditions and Pressure

  • Mirrors

  • AC and Heater

  • Exhaust Condition

  • Brake Condition and Pad Life

  • Wheel Cylinders

  • Brake Wear Side to Side

  • Parking Brake

  • Wheel Bearings

  • Performance and Drivability

  • Cruise Control

  • Transmission

  • Powertrain

  • Clutch Performance

  • CV Joint Feel and Condition

  • Steering Linkage

  • Engine Oil Condition

  • Transmission Fluid Condition

  • Front/Rear Differential Condition

  • Transfer Case Fluid Condition

  • Power Steering Fluid Condition

  • Brake Fluid Condition

  • Clutch Fluid Condition

  • Coolant Condition

  • Water Pump Condition

  • PSI Test Cooling System and Hoses

  • Belts and Pulleys

  • Timing Belt Age and Condition

  • Spark Plug Condition

  • Battery Condition and Load

  • Signs of Being Wrecked

  • Alternator Condition and Output

  • Signs of Periodic Services