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350Z 28th August 2011 05:53 PM

New Car Pre-Delivery Inspection – An Exhaustive Guide
 
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Be it a first car in the family or just another addition in your garage, buying a new car is an occasion one cannot forget. Amid all the enthusiasm, a slight precaution can ensure that this joy is a long-lasting one. PDI, better known as pre-delivery inspection is a process of thoroughly inspecting the car before paperwork is done. However assurance the sales person may provide about the car being flawless and well-checked, it’s important to personally inspect the car in depth if for nothing then atleast for the sake of self-satisfaction. This thread is an ultimate guide for the beginners and professionals alike about the A – Z of performing a PDI. Read on.



350Z 28th August 2011 05:54 PM

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Prepare in advance and fix an appointment with the dealer for PDI. Insist anytime as long as it’s daytime. Do ensure to take the following things along:

> Trusted Friend: For quick help, observations and reduces chances of being misguided by salesperson.

> Camera: To capture images of different angles and post on the forum for views of fellow members.

> Notepad and Pen: Useful if required to note down important bits or information told by sales person.

> Your Driving License: You wouldn’t want a cop to become a spoilsport during your new car test drive.

> Print of PDI Checklist: Highly recommended and important to collect the final observations after PDI.

> Mixed Track Music CDs: To test the audio setup of vehicle with different tracks, settings and volume.

> Misc Documents (If required): Your dealer might ask for certain docs to complete registration formalities.

Note: This entire process should be performed before the registration. Your dealer cannot replace the car (if found defected) once registered.

First things first, note down the VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) of the vehicle in question. To describe in layman’s laguage, VIN is horoscope of a car. It consists of alphanumeric characters and can be used to find out information about a particular unit. Example: It's production date, manufacturing location, features and much more. This tool is quite essential to figure out whether you’re being offered a car which was manufactured much earlier than current date. Remember, an old manufactured car is more questionable and prone to issues. Do not accept such vehicle unless it looks absolutely perfect and the dealer is willing to offer a justified amount of discounts against it, as this car has depreciated while sitting idle at the dealership for a considerable amount of time.

Next, look at the odometer. The car should not have clocked more than 100 Kms. Though, it depends on case-to-case basis as sometimes the cars are driven upto remote areas from nearby cities. Anyhow, do not accept a car which has clocked additional kilometers without a valid explanation. In case the odometer reads zero or it doesn’t work at all, beware. The dealer might have already disconnected the odometer. Now let’s move on to the exteriors for a visual inspection. Closely check the car from 360 degrees for signs of repair, apparent scratches, dents and rusting. Do not ignore mirrors and windows for cracks either.

Note: The surface rust on disc brakes is normal and nothing to fret about.

Tip: Not sure how to decode a VIN? Read Here: http://www.theautomotiveindia.com/fo...umber-vin.html



350Z 28th August 2011 05:54 PM

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Switch on and off to test all the lights (Headlamps, Foglamps, Stoplamps, and Indicators etc).

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Difficulty to pull up the boot indicates a faulty hydraulic system.

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Watch out the mirrors and windows for breaks or deep scratches.

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It is questionable is the seats are not covered with polythene.

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Small yet significant. Pay special attention to the fuel lid for damages.

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Inspect lower end of the car (Doors / Bumpers) for signs of dents or scratches.

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If the car has remote locking, use it and also manually lock / unlock the doors.

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Use windshield wash sprayer to scan the condition of wiper blades.

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Brand new tyres must have complete tread. And verify their manufacturing date too. Note: Beware of cracked wheels.

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If we say check ‘all’ the lights, it literally means all.

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350Z 28th August 2011 05:55 PM

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Pop up the hood and take a look on the engine compartment. Everything must appear in good shape and in place. Pull out the dipstick and examine the condition of engine oil. It should be topped up and appear golden’ish in color, darkness means it requires a replacement. Similarly, check rest condition of other essential fluids too (Coolant, Brake Oil, Power Steering Oil etc). Plus, the battery should be new and have its positive terminal covered.

Drop the hood and make sure if it easily shuts and sits down properly or not? Repeat the similar process for doors, boot, rear view mirrors, and fuel lid by shutting and opening them to confirm their smooth functioning. Excessive play is not a positive sign and should be brought to the attention of dealer. Yet another important aspect to check on the exteriors is tyres. They’re usually inflated more than the adequate pressure when the car is parked in stockyard. Verify that all the tyres should be of the same brand with no signs of wear or tear. Additionally, their manufacturing date should be around the same time as of your car. Similarly, check if the spare wheel is kept intact along with tool kit inside the boot.

Talking about the interiors, seats should be wrapped with plastics and so the other often used parts like sun visors. Don’t forget to pay a close attention to the features or settings which have to be working all right the way they are expected. For example, windscreen wiper should be perfectly cleaning the glass without leaving any marks or scratches (Indicating worn out blades). And if the outside rear view mirrors are internally or electrically adjustable, operate them too. Also for the cars which come equipped with a music system, it’s recommended to test their functionality yourself. This is where your favourite Music CD will be put into use. Prefer taking one which has a few songs with mixed tracks. Insert the disc and play it with different settings and volume modes for some time to test that it does not give up.

Tip: Not sure how to check manufacturing date of the tyres? Read Here: http://www.theautomotiveindia.com/fo...html#post25613

350Z 29th August 2011 03:00 PM

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That's how the brand new battery should look like.

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Check the engine oil’s quantity and colour.

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Experiment the smoothness of ABC pedals while taking the car out for a spin.

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Does the power windows and mirrors operate correctly from the inside?

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Typically that’s how a brand new car’s engine compartment should appear.

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Glove box contains owner’s manual, spare bulbs and fuses. Did you check yours?

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Brand new spare wheel kept intact inside the boot along with other necessary tools.

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Test functioning of all the buttons and rotary knobs.

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Pay attention to instrument cluster all the times during drive for any warning signals or disconnected odometer.

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Ask your companion to find out whether the car is emitting excessive smoke.

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Different cars have different locations of the VIN.

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350Z 29th August 2011 03:00 PM

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Upon completing the exterior and interior inspection, proceed for a test drive. This drive is different than the one you took while choosing a car. All that makes the difference here is whether this particular unit drives smooth enough or not (overlooking the common pros and cons of the product). Split up this drive into two. First, drive yourself and ask your companion for minute observations (unknown rattles squeaks or noises). Second, sit and ask your companion to drive.

Get acquainted with the driver’s seat adjustment settings and position. Buckle up and turn on the ignition. Your car should start in a single cell. Put into first gear and make sure the car drives smooth enough as it’s supposed to be. Be vigilant for unknown sounds or excessive vibrations and overall NVH levels (with windows open and closed). Pay full attention to the instrument cluster for important indications. Try to drive the car in different conditions and terrain. Notice the wheel alignment and effectiveness of brakes. Test the car with the different features that it comes equipped with. (Cruise control for instance). Similarly, ask your companion to take a spin and also check whether the car is emitting too much smoke. Once done with a satisfactory test drive, look around for overheating signals or oil leakage.

It might take at least an hour or two for a thorough PDI. If at all, defects are found, bring them to the attention of sales person then and there. Feel free to compare the car with same models around to know whether the issue is specific or general across the range. Though minor issues can be fixed but strongly insist for a replacement in case major problems are identified.

Things to Remember During PDI:
  • Be courteous and polite while interacting with the dealership staff.
  • Firmly fix a particular date with your dealer in advance for Pre Delivery Inspection.
  • Take along a friend who’s responsible enough even if not an expert about automobiles.
  • Check for stickers like OK or PDI on the car's windshield / glasses from the company.
  • Gove box should contain an ownership manual, first aid kit, spare bulbs as well as fuses.
  • Carefully inspect the car body, windshields etc. for any little signs of repairs or damage.
  • If there’s another same car model parked beside compare your car with it.
  • Make sure that all the electronics (lamps, indicators etc.) are working correctly.
  • Test and operate almost every feature which is equipped in the car.
  • During test drive, be alert for any unknown noises, vibrations or smell whether small or big.
  • Ensure there are no leakages inside the car. This can be done with help of a quick water wash.
  • Finally, match VIN of the car that you inspected while taking the delivery.

Tip: Note sure about the meaning of some instrument cluster warning lights? Read Here: http://www.theautomotiveindia.com/fo...ng-lights.html


350Z 29th August 2011 03:01 PM

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Related Threads:

Important Note:
  • This PDI is written assuming a regular manual transmission car which runs on gasoline. For automatic and / or cars with different types of fuel, functionalities etc., remember to carefully test their correct working while performing a thorough PDI.
  • Some cars may be equipped with not-so-common or exclusive features. Do not hesitate to ask the sales person for a feature demo (which they must provide anyway) for a detailed explanation.
  • The Automotive India is always here to assist in case you are confused or stuck anywhere. Finally good luck and congratulations!

350Z 29th August 2011 03:37 PM

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Note: It’s strongly recommended to carry a print out of the checklist attached along with post in order to perform an effective PDI.

Drive Safe,
350Z

P3T3R 30th August 2011 10:12 AM

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Awesome write up Vibhor.

Just to add:-

Tyres: The manufacturer sometimes has multiple suppliers of tyres. Select a car with the brand of your choice. If upgrading opt for MRF or JK as they have a better resale.

Below:

-Photo of my car's OEM tyres (Appollo Accelere)

-Some snaps of a car rejected during a PDI

-Location of the VIN Plate and Sticker in the i10.

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dodge_v1per 30th August 2011 03:05 PM

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excellent PDI and checklist man! helpful for new buyer!! given 5 stars rating!! [clap]

carfreak 30th August 2011 03:21 PM

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This is one thread am going to preserve and share it with all potential new buyers. Thanks very much for the detailed info. Rated 5 stars but would have loved to rate 7 stars [clap]

Surfer 30th August 2011 04:41 PM

Re: New Car Pre-Delivery Inspection – An Exhaustive Guide
 
Thanks for information.Very helpful in deed.

Umang 30th August 2011 05:00 PM

Re: New Car Pre-Delivery Inspection – An Exhaustive Guide
 
kudos for one more useful thread! checklist is best! [thumbsup]

Surfer 30th August 2011 10:08 PM

Re: New Car Pre-Delivery Inspection – An Exhaustive Guide
 
I think contents should also be merged ,will be easy to read
http://www.theautomotiveindia.com/fo...ion-pdi-2.html

350Z 1st September 2011 06:02 PM

Re: New Car Pre-Delivery Inspection – An Exhaustive Guide
 
Most of the points from previous thread are already covered in this new thread.

Drive Safe,
350Z

cooldhaya 1st September 2011 08:09 PM

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That is an exhaustive write-up 350Z , great thread will be very useful for first time buyers.

P3T3R 1st September 2011 08:38 PM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by cooldhaya (Post 96942)
That is an exhaustive write-up 350Z , great thread will be very useful for first time buyers.

After reading it you will be a "first time buyer". Before that you were a "bakra" for the dealer like all the rest of us. A recommended read before buying a new car irrespective of how many cars you have owned before.

nagasaki 5th September 2011 08:41 PM

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Thanks for detailed PDI inspection. It is very helpful for a common man like me[:)] . I will carry a print out of
Things to Keep During PDI: and
Things to Remember During PDI: as I am getting my Swift ZDI next week.
Thanks once again to 350Z

350Z 5th September 2011 10:10 PM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by nagasaki (Post 97826)
Thanks for detailed PDI inspection. It is very helpful for a common man like me

You are welcome. I couldn't be happier if this guide genuinely helps a new car buyer. Do take a print out of checklist attached in Post 8.

Drive Safe,
350Z

'venom' 6th September 2011 01:20 PM

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Hi, very informative PDI guide. I will take it for doing my new car PDI.

mdevn 29th September 2011 02:08 PM

Pdi
 
Hello

I am a newcomer to this scene .
I would like to know when and where exactly is the PDI carried out . Where can we find this information . How is it related to the date of manufacture of the vehicle.

thanks

Devan

freakdude 29th September 2011 02:25 PM

Re: Pdi
 
A PDI stands for Pre Delivery Inspection. It is a way to make sure that your to-be-delivered car is free from any issues like re-painted parts, body scratches and dents, electricals working or not, date of mfg. of vehicle and tyres, condition of interiors, any broken parts/plastics, tacho wire removed (can be verified if a test drive is agreed).

It is always advised to do a PDI in broad daylight at the stockyard/showroom and then only allow the dealer to send the car for registration.

freakdude.

350Z 29th September 2011 02:30 PM

Re: New Car Pre-Delivery Inspection – An Exhaustive Guide
 
Welcome aboard to The Automotive India, mdevn. I have merged the topics. You can find more information about PDI in this thread itself. Thanks.

Drive Safe,
350Z

mdevn 30th September 2011 11:25 AM

Re: New Car Buying - Some Basic Questions
 
Hello

I have some questions regarding PDI .

There is an inspection by the dealer when he receives the vehicle shipped from the factory.
Then there is the inspection carried out by the dealer just before delivery to customer.

What does the PDI sticker on the vehicle denote ?.Is there a record for this in the manual for the vehicle ?. Can we know when it was carried out ?.
Is there a record for the inspection carried out just before delivery to customer ?

Thanks

Devan

350Z 1st October 2011 01:20 AM

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Yes. The dealerships do perform a Pre-Delivery Inspection on their part when they receive the car from factory. However, it’s more or less to check for any major faults / manufacturing defects. Please do not simply rely upon it and make sure to perform your own with the help of our comprehensive PDI Guide.

Drive Safe,
350Z

DriveNinn 26th October 2011 02:16 AM

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@P3T3R What is the barcode sticker for?

prakashjga 29th October 2011 08:49 PM

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Nice job man

it's useful to check the new car while purchase

sundar 29th October 2011 09:57 PM

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Hi Guys,

I just joined this forum today and I am very happy I did. I have booked my new car, a Chevy Beat LT with KLN Motors located in poonamalle high road, Chennai. Yesterday I had a chance to check my new car and I wrote down my chassis number

Chassis number of my car: MA6BFBF2BBT058339

I understand that this means that this car's production month and year is June 2011. This I derived by taking the 7th and 10 character into account.

I am going get delivery of this vehicle by Nov 5 2011. This makes it a 5 months old vehicle. Do you guys feel it is right for me to take the car which will be 5 months old when it's delivered to me.

Is there any problem with this? please advise..

I am going to make the downpayment in 2 days time so please reply soon as my decision will be based on your answer


Thanks & regards

Sundar

Hitman 30th October 2011 11:44 PM

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Hello Guys,

I am new to TAI.

I have booked Chevrolet BEAT 1.2 LT from Singh Motors Co., Pune. I booked the car on 20th Oct'11.

The Sales Executive confirmed that I would be getting the car ready for PDI within 10 days (once car comes to their stockyard on order as they didn't had the color I choose). The very next day SE called me saying that they have a Red BEAT LT in their stockyard (due to someone postponing the delivery) which could be allotted to me if I do the down payment in next 2 days.

I became a bit suspicious about this car hence scheduled a PDI of this car before even confirming that I will take this allocation.

I went for PDI with my wife and did every check diligently and found out that car was March 2011 manufactured and there was some minor damaged under the bonnet due to rat bite (it seemed like that). Also to note that the battery not connected hence I was not able to check the instrument panel and engine.

I told the SE that I do not want this car and he should order a fresh one for me. To which till date he has only confirmed that car might be in their stockyard between 15-20 Nov'11.

I am hoping for the smooth and earliest possibly delivery of my car. And have few questions regarding the PDI as below:

1.Can I test drive the car allotted to me before registration (during PDI).
My dealer seem to be hesitant about it when I asked about it last time
during the above mentioned PDI.

2. What if the car gets damaged after PDI and Registration but before
delivery. What provision would be available to me then? Also advise if
there is any way we can get PDI checklist (for the status of the car
during PDI) duly signed by the dealer/SE and keep that as proof of the
inspected condition of the car before delivery which should match during
delivery?


Expecting all experts to contribute their bits.


Request to MOD : In case this is not the appropriate place for this post kindly move it and I would browse the forum to get better understanding for future posts.



Thank you,

Regards,
Imran

Umang 3rd November 2011 02:41 PM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by sundar (Post 110127)
Hi Guys, I just joined this forum today and I am very happy I did. I have booked my new car, a Chevy Beat LT with KLN Motors located in poonamalle high road, Chennai. Yesterday I had a chance to check my new car and I wrote down my chassis number

hi buddy! welcome to TAI. well search there are some threads on buying old manufactured car but i will say to go for new one if dealer has it!!

TheLibran 24th November 2011 10:11 PM

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Excellent thread. This will definitely help me in selecting car for my Dad. Thanks guys for the information shared.

Thetraveller 25th November 2011 11:13 AM

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Welcome Imran, somehow I did see the post now. I am sure you must have gotten the car by now, but just to answer the pending questions.

Quote:

Originally Posted by Hitman (Post 110316)
1.Can I test drive the car allotted to me before registration (during PDI).
My dealer seem to be hesitant about it when I asked about it last time
during the above mentioned PDI.
It generally depends on dealer to dealer. Some dealer allow you to test drive the car and some don't. But if you try hard you might be able to squeeze out a smallish test drive to check the car in running.

2. What if the car gets damaged after PDI and Registration but before
delivery. What provision would be available to me then? Also advise if
there is any way we can get PDI checklist (for the status of the car
during PDI) duly signed by the dealer/SE and keep that as proof of the
inspected condition of the car before delivery which should match during
delivery?
IF the car is damaged before delivery, it is dealers responsibility to handle it. As you have not taken the delivery yet. It will depend on the type of impact and damage to warrant a change of vehicle altogether. You can get the PDI signed which is any way done by the dealer technical staff.


Expecting all experts to contribute their bits.


Request to MOD : In case this is not the appropriate place for this post kindly move it and I would browse the forum to get better understanding for future posts.



Thank you,

Regards,
Imran


mgrahul 29th December 2011 05:40 PM

Just a clarification: Is it safe to leave the new car at dealer's stockyard after the TEMP registration?

Quote:

Originally Posted by Hitman (Post 110316)

1.Can I test drive the car allotted to me before registration (during PDI).
My dealer seem to be hesitant about it when I asked about it last time
during the above mentioned PDI.

Many won't give you a chance to do a test drive during PDI. But you can move the vehicle a bit forward and reverse it back as I also got only this much to do during my PDI

350Z 29th December 2011 06:14 PM

Re: HeLLO
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by mgrahul (Post 123154)
Just a clarification: Is it safe to leave the new car at dealer's stockyard after the TEMP registration?

Yes. But do remember that once the full payment has been made, liability of the dealer is over. Get it parked in a safe location in the stockyard and cover it if possible. Also take both the keys just to stay assured that the dealer will not use it to offer test drive to other customers.

Drive Safe,
350Z

mgrahul 29th December 2011 06:21 PM

Re: HeLLO
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by 350Z (Post 123171)
Yes. But do remember that once the full payment has been made, liability of the dealer is over. Get it parked in a safe location in the stockyard and cover it if possible. Also take both the keys just to stay assured that the dealer will not use it to offer test drive to other customers.

Drive Safe,
350Z

During this period who is responsible for damages? Dealer or We?

350Z 29th December 2011 06:24 PM

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He should be responsible for any damages occurred due to their own fault or negligence in the dealership premises.

Drive Safe,
350Z

mgrahul 29th December 2011 06:34 PM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by 350Z (Post 123177)
He should be responsible for any damages occurred due to their own fault or negligence in the dealership premises.

Drive Safe,
350Z

Thanks a lot for the info

hemantp 31st January 2012 06:17 AM

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Hello All,

What should be the allowable cut off till we should not reject the car?

As I have posted here, I rejected the car since I observed paint issue (overpaint?).

I also observed a 1 mm X 1 mm scratch over the rear wheel, should that be also a rejection criteria?

Sam Dinkar 31st January 2012 10:33 AM

Re: New Car Pre-Delivery Inspection – An Exhaustive Guide
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by hemantp (Post 131415)
Hello All,

What should be the allowable cut off till we should not reject the car?

As I have posted here, I rejected the car since I observed paint issue (overpaint?).

I also observed a 1 mm X 1 mm scratch over the rear wheel, should that be also a rejection criteria?

Small dents and scratches do happen while transporting cars from the factory to the respective dealers and the dealers promptly fix them prior to delivery. Though it does break the heart to accept a new car that has been touched up here and there on the day of delivery, it shouldn't really be a deal breaker provided there are no signs (visible or otherwise) of a major shunt. In your case, the defects mentioned are nothing very major and could be easily fixed by the dealer. However, in case the dealer could provide an alternative (as he is indeed doing), its always better to go for the better piece out of the two. The SA lied to you obviously because he wanted to move that particular piece. You did the correct thing by asking for another car. Do the PDI thoroughly and accept the car only if you are fully satisfied. Also, do not take anything orally. Ask the dealer to put down everything in writing on his letterhead, even if it be a small issue of repainting an almost invisible scratch on the first service. Better still, take delivery only after all issues, if any, detected by you are rectified. I would consider any one or more of the following issues as reason(s) enough to walk away from the car:

1. Strange noises/rattles/squeals from the body/engine/steering/clutch/brakes etc (may be an accident repaired car).
2. Alignment issues i.e. car pulling to one side (suspension/chassis problem).
3. Electrical problems (accessories not working).
4. Signs of major dent repair (accident damage).
5. Stance of the car seems improper (suspension damage/accident repair)
6. Improperly fitted body panels/inconsistent panel gaps/shutlines (accident damage).
7. High odometer reading (demo car being sold off as new one).
8. Missing pieces of body trim/improperly fitted body trim (accident repair).

Please check your car for all such issues. Take a PDI check list with you (available on another TAI thread). The dealer would always try to woo you into accepting a piece that is lying with him - don't get impressed by the goodies/freebies that he offers with the car and try to keep the 'new-car-buying-enthusiasm-syndrome' under control. Walk off straightaway if you feel suspicious. It's your hard earned money after all.

P3T3R 31st January 2012 10:59 AM

Re: New Car Pre-Delivery Inspection – An Exhaustive Guide
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by DriveNinn (Post 109547)
@P3T3R What is the barcode sticker for?

You mean, the one on the window. It has the VIN number. I guess scanning the barcode will give you the details you get from the VIN decoder. Not sure though.


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