Subaru Certified Used Cars Certification Checklist

 

Subaru Certification Checklist

CHECKED UNDER THE HOOD:
  1. Before Road test/hood open/trunk open
  2. Primary and secondary hood latch operation
  3. Radiator and cap
  4. Hoses and clamps
  5. Air filter
  6. Change Oil filter
  7. Drive belt tension and condition
  8. Change Engine oil
  9. Coolant
  10. Power steering fluid
  11. Brake fluid
  12. Clutch fluid*
  13. Fill windshield washer fluid
  14. I/C water bottle (filled less than ½ full during cold  weather)*
  15. Clean battery (mounting, cables, and ground straps)
  16. Specific gravity
  17. Electrolyte level
  18. Load test
  19. Spare tire pressure/ tool kit/ jack and handle
  20. Replace front & rear wiper blades
 
  CHECKED IN INTERIOR OF VEHICLE:
  21. Insert key in ignition/chime
  22. Key ON/ check dash warning lights
  23. Turn ON rear defogger/ check indicator
  24. Windshield wipers and washer front/ rear check*
  25. Headlights high/low alignment
  26. Dash illumination control and display
  27. Head light leveler operation*
  28. I/C water spray operation*
  29. Turn headlights to park position
  30. Hazard flashers
  31. Reverse lock out check*
  32. Shift Transmission to reverse/ set parking brake  check adjustment if necessary
  33. Clutch/brake pedal freeplay*
  34. Seat belts/warning lights
  35. Check for proper movement and operation of both  front seats
  36. Cold weather package operation (heated seats,  mirrors, and windshield)
  37. Fuel filler release
  38. Lighter and ashtray*
  39. Power outlet*
  40. Trunk release*
  41. DTC check using Select Monitor
  42. Steering column parking lamp switch operation
  43. Sound horn
  44. DCCD display and manual mode operation (reset to
  automatic mode)*
 
  CHECKED OUTSIDE OF VEHICLE:
  45. Fog lamps/aim*
  46. Turn signals (front & rear)
  47. Parking lamps
  48. License plate lamps
  49. Brake and high mount stop lamps
  50. Tail lamps
  51. Reverse lamps
  52. All front lamps
  53. Fuel filler cap operation
 
  CHECKED WITH DOOR OPEN / IGNITION OFF:
  54. Hazard flashers/parking lamps (door open/ignition  off)
 
  CHECKED IN VEHICLE / IGNITION ON:
  55. Turn signals/indicator lamps
  56. Brake lamps
  57. Remote mirror operation L/R
  58. Passenger airbag on/off and seatbelt warning light*
  59. Set clock
  60. Steering lock/tilt
  61. All seat adjustments
  62. Power window operation
  63. Sunroof operation
  64. Door locks
  65. Map/dome lights
  66. Radio/CD - set stations
 
  CHECKED OUTSIDE VEHICLE WITH KEY:
  67. Rear defogger
  68. Door locks & door closing operation (key number/security code recorded)*
  69. Rear seat belts
  70. Security system*
  71. Child safety door locks (left unlocked)
  72. Door entry lights*
 
  CHECKED WITH VEHICLE RAISED / ON LIFT:
  73. Tire pressure, tread depth, orientation and condition
  74. Tire set match documented
  75. Wheel, wheel cover, and trim check
  76. Check brakes, rotors, and calipers for specified  parameters
  77. Wheel cylinders*
  78. Axle seals
  79. Lug nut torque
  80. Fluid leak check
  81. Complete exhaust system
  82. Steering linkage
  83. Struts
  84. Axles
  85. Bolts/bushings/fasteners
  86. Rear differential fluid level check and top off
  87. Other fluid leaks/damage
 
  CHECKED WITH VEHICLE LOWERED:
  88. TPMS warning light check (should be off)*
  89. Engine performance (cranking, idle, accel., etc.)
  90. Transmission performance and warning lights
  91. Clutch operation*
  92. Clutch safety switch operation*
  93. Steering wheel alignment
  94. Steering performance (return, free-play, tracking)
  95. Wheel balance (absence of vibration)
  96. Brake operation
  97. Gauges/speedometer/ odometer operation and readings
  98. Turn signal operation and cancellation
  99. Cruise control operation
  100. Vent/heater/A/C operation
  101. Check for squeaks, rattles, vibrations, and wind noises
  102. Tachometer alarm operation and reset*
  103. Hill Holder operation*
  104. VDC off switch*
  105. Check that all keys start the engine
  106. Check for unusual noises
  107. Parking brake operation
  108. Emissions check as required by state or local laws
  109. Re-check coolant, power steering and ATF levels
  110. Re-check DTC
  111. Check leaks under vehicle
  112. Electric cooling fans check
  113. Steering wheel
  114. Dash pad/instrument panel
  115. Headliner
  116. Passenger's sunvisor
  117. Passenger's side door trim panel
  118. Passenger's seat upholstery and trim
  119. Glove box
  120. Carpet
  121. Floor mats
  122. Center console, cup holder and arm rest
  123. Driver's sunvisor
  124. Driver's side door trim panel
  125. Driver's seat upholstery and trim
  126. Back of front seats
  127. Package shelf*
  128. Rear carpet
  129. Rear cup holder
  130. Floor mats
  131. Side door trim panels
  132. Rear seat upholstery and trim
  133. Trunk/cargo area trim
  134. Front bumper
  135. Hood
  136. Driver's side body panels
  137. Passenger's side body panels
  138. Door sills and jambs
  139. Roof
  140. Trunk/tailgate
  141. Rear bumper
  142. Glass
  143. Other plated or painted parts
  144. Overall paint condition
  145. Engine compartment
  146. Trunk/cargo area
  147. Interior
  148. Exterior
  149. Glass
  150. Door sills and jambs
  151. Decal removal
152. License plates and frames

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  • Tuesday 9:00AM-7:30PM
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  • Friday 9:00AM-5:30PM
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