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"If you need someone to check out a used car in the Seattle area, is the place to call! The service was very prompt and very thorough, considering" that they come to the vehicle. There's a checklist that is completed, and although many things are checked, it doesn't take a huge amount of time. The fella who did our inspection is very honest, trustworthy, and appropriately particular. If your long-distance daughter or mother is purchasing a used vehicle in the Seattle area, you'll all sleep better if you call on for help! Honestly, though, any purchaser of a used vehicle can really benefit from the information you'll get for just $99!

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"I am pleased with them. They were recommended by Click and - the car people on NPR. The owner is extremely non-talkative. They both do good" work, and I am very pleased. He is cheaper than the dealer and he does good work. He has done routine oil changes and things like that in the past. He replaced both headlamps 2 weeks before the car got totaled. He is probably the best place I have ever taken the car to.

-Richard N.

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Car Inspection reviews in Seattle

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was fabulous. In addition to being prompt (they come to you) and personable, was incredibly detail oriented. He documented every possible concern with the car, from noting that a door had been repainted (but that there was no frame damage) to confirming that it was a smoke-free car.
He also talked ...More my buyer through future service dates and needs, and told him when he should expect to have a service done in the future, and more.
Best of all, because doesn't offer car repair services, this was totally independent. There was no upselling.
If you are thinking of buying a car, see . Sellers might appreciate it, too.
- julie C.
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Prior to the inspection we had spoken with on the phone and were impressed with his candor and honesty.
arrived ahead of time at the selling dealership to check used SUV. Did a very professional and detailed inspection of the vehicle covering all systems. Examined interior systems and made sure that ...More all of controls functioned. Checked the underbody. We accompanied him on the test drive which covered freeway and surface streets.
Throughout the process answered all questions fully.
We intend to use for any future can inspections and have no hesitation in recommending him.

- Michael A.
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They allowed me to bring the car in when they opened and wait. They did all repairs quickly and had me out the door within 30 minutes. I was able to scehdule the day before.
- Gregory P.
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12/22/10 I've had four experiences with and all outstanding. First of all --- I want to make sure folks know this is the that is on the beach, on Avenue, NOT the one in Georgetown. For the first experience my 86-year old mom broke down, called AAA and ...More took fabulous care of her, took her home, and charged very reasonable rates for the repair. Second --- I had a front light on my Passat this was out, went to to get a new headlamp or whatever was needed. They checked it out, turns out it was a loose connection. They fixed it, NO CHARGE! Third, due to some road construction the mud flap under the front portion of my car was torn away and dragging. I limped into , someone jacked up the car, took it off, disposed of it and advised me on whether or not it was important to replace. NO CHARGE! Third - most recent --- my Passat failed to start twice in about a 2 month period. The 2nd time I had AAA jump it and took to to check out. They ran initial diagnosis and found that one of the electronics modules was not working. They replaced that part and did some further diagnostics. (service manager) let me know that they could go no farther with their testing equipment and I would be best to take to a dealer for more diagnostic. He could have "guessed" but that might have cost me more unnecessarily. worked first four years of his career with German car dealers so knows these cars well. He then spent a considerable amount of time discussing with me the "what ifs" and whether I should consider selling now. (It is a 99 but only 76,000 miles). I COULD NOT BE MORE PLEASED. And I look forward to going back, and takikng my mom's Ford there too.
- PATTI S.
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While trying to find a used car, a friend recommended to give a second opinion on any vehicle I was serious about. squeezed in two inspections in the last hour of his day without complaint, gave me straight answers on what he would buy, what his concerns were and what he thought a fair price would be for ...More each. He refused to let me pay for the hour of his time but simply asked that I come back as a customer. It's quite refreshing to have such an honest and trusting mechanic!
- Shannon M.
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BVC Dodge was extremely skilled and efficient. They were friendly and finished quickly. They were also completely honest and trustworthy regarding any work I might need done in the future. The price also was extremely fair.
- KEN K.
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They are excellent. They are right at the beach. I wanted to have him check it before I went to Portland. They have done every single repair on my car. My car has never broken down. My car is great. They are one of the best. Everyone that goes to them, is devoted. They do great things.
- ALETA W.
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was super professional, highly experienced and extremely helpful, but MOST OF ALL: HONEST. This one attribute covers all others. The man was so HONEST that he telephoned me once from the vehicle's site to tell me that "the car was so bad, he could not in good conscience waste my money on inspecting it) (unless I insisted ...More of course). I was so impressed that I was prompted to offer him some gas money for his trip from to Seattle, but he politely refused and thanked me for my business. Here is a professional who could have easily made another $100, since he was not obligated by contract to cancel an inspection of a car once I had sent him to inspect it. The fact that Autos For-Sale ads are often misleading and inaccurate is not his fault; and I was sending him in my place to vehicles I never checked in person. Once he had made the trip from to Seattle, he technically has the right to proceed with the inspection even if the car was an empty wreck on four blocks. But not ; he has character.
If that were not outstanding enough, he telephoned me another time from another used vehicle's location to let me know -yet again- that it was not worth the inspection and that, based on what he had learned about me from previous inspections, "This car is not the one for you"! Those were his exact words! Again, of was trying to save me more money. Unfortunately, I was in the hospital and could not take his call, so he waited for a while hoping I would call him back; but I did not, so he had no choice but to inspect it, as he had committed to do.
inspections are excellent and the fees are at least $25 less than other services. is very knowledgeable and meticulous on details. He notes in his report every tiny , chip, ding, stain or scratch and any drops of leaking liquid.
He inspects the car inside and out, top to buttom and underneath; and personally tries every single function or feature in the car and reports anything that is not functioning as it should or parts that appear broken and had been temporarily fixed. He reports any after- parts that are installed. He estimates how much life remains on things like tires and battery.
He verifies without doubt whether the vehicle had been in an accident. He does that and so much more for $99, and along with the report he sends as many pictures as necessary to support the report (15-30 or so).
does not receive payment until he has completed the inspection and is ready with the report. To top it all, he gave me a 10% discount on each inspection after the first one.
If I had not finally located the car I liked, I would have continued using for as long as it takes because that $99 was saving me thousands of dollars I would have paid to repair any of those BMW's that LOOKED nice but had problems I would not have discovered on my own.
I highly recommend of and would gladly refer my family and friends to him. He is not only a great professional auto inspector but also a great person of character.

- Amar K.

Car Inspectors in Seattle

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15th Street Automotive

116 10th St SE
Puyallup

1st Auto Service

1021 Auburn Way S
Auburn

A1 Auto Service Center

406 SE Everett Mall Way
Everett

AA Auto Service Center

8004 Avondale Way NE
Redmond

Accucraft Collision Center

2600 15th Ave W
Seattle

ACTIVE COLLISION

2404 Mugho Dr SE
Olympia

Acura of Bellevue

13424 NE 20 St
Bellevue

ACURA OF LYNNWOOD

21515 HWY 99
Lynnwood

Advanced Automotive

PO Box 987
Stanwood

AIR Import Repair Inc

8016 27th St W
Tacoma

ALKI AUTO REPAIR

2938 SW Avalon Way
Seattle

All Pro Auto Care

13424 nE 175th St

All Star Ford

606 SE 117th Ave Ste 100
Vancouver

Alyn Murray Contractor Services

14419 Greenwood Ave N.
Seattle

Apex Automotive

826 NW 49th St
Seattle

Arrows Automotive LLC

2960 4th Ave S Ste 109
Seattle

Art Works

3029 69th Ave W
Tacoma

AUBURN CAR REPAIR & OFF-ROAD

328 37 TH ST NW
Auburn

Auburn Foreign and Domestic Car

725 Auburn Way N.
Auburn

Auburn Valley Collision

3218 Auburn Way N
Auburn

AUDI-BUTTERA MOTORS

14235 100TH AVE NE
Kirkland

Auto Concepts Northwest

10420 Evergreen Way S
Everett

Auto Doctor

11434 DesMoines memorial dr

AUTO MOBILE AUTO & TRUCK RPR

Beacon hill
Seattle

Automotive Specialists

11111 Golden Given Rd. E
Tacoma

Autopro Service & Repair

21040 236TH AVE SE
Maple Valley

Axis Automotive

930 N 95th St
Seattle

Bernie's Automotive Service

4420 Leary Way NW
Seattle

Better Off Road Truck & Trail

612 Oak St
Oak Harbor

Bitterling's Auto Service

6801 S Tacoma Way
Tacoma

Bodyworks Auto Rebuild Inc

12882 Northup Way
Bellevue

Bothell Way Garage

17210 Bothell Way NE
Bothell

BRAKES FOR LESS

17820 HIGHWAY 99
Lynnwood

Bristol Design & Construction

2006 196th St SW
Lynnwood

Broad Stroke Associates

16326 State Route 9 SE
Snohomish

BRON'S AUTOMOTIVE

1025 BLACK LAKE BLVD SW
Olympia

Browns Car Care

16510 106th ave se
Yelm

BUDD & COMPANY INC

800 RAINIER AVE S
Seattle

Burien Japanese Auto Repair

14025-B First Ave S
Burien

Campbell Nelson Nissan

24325 Hwy 99
Edmonds

CAPITOL CITY HONDA

2370 CARRIAGE LOOP SW
Olympia

Car Tender

1706 12th Ave
Seattle

Central Avenue Automotive Inc

1514 Central Ave S
Kent

CHAMPAGNE SERVICE

13726 LAKE CITY WAY NE
Seattle

CHUCK'S AUTO REPAIR

9115 ROOSEVELT WAY NE
Seattle

Cooper Fuel & Auto Repair

3236 Wheaton Way
Bremerton

Corbett Automotive

3925 88th St. N.E.
Marysville

Country Side Auto Repair Inc

2080 SE Mullenix Rd
Port Orchard

COURTESY TIRE INC

4820 California Ave SW
Seattle

CRAIG'S AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR SERVICE

507 MAPLE AVE
Snohomish

Crown Hill Automotive

9009 Holman Rd NW
Seattle

Daisywagen Foreign Car Service

5701 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle

DERE AUTO

1818 RAINIER AVE S
Seattle

Don's Mobile Service and Repair

750 N 143rd St
Seattle

East Valley Auto Rebuild

8005 S 222nd St
Kent

Eastside Auto Care Inc

17525 NE 67th Ct
Redmond

EASTSIDE AUTOMOTIVE & TIRE

12883 NE 20TH ST
Bellevue

Eastside Autoworks Auto Repair

12404 SE 38th St
Bellevue

Eastside Transmission

1900 132nd Avenue NE
Bellevue

ELITE AUTOMOTIVE

1302 208TH ST E
Spanaway

Elliott Tire & Service- Kirkland

12856 NE 85th
Kirkland

Elliott Tire and Service

1961 4th Avenue South
Seattle

Euro Car Service

5821 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle

Euro Cars Unlimited, LLC

4924 192nd St NW
Stanwood

Euroasian Garage

18451 Des Moines Memorial Drive

EUROPA AUTO CENTRE

10409 42nd Ave NE
Seattle

EUROPEAN CAR AUTHORITY INC

9131 Willows Rd
Redmond

European Motors Service Center

5911 Steilacoom Blvd Sw
Lakewood

Firestone Complete Auto Care Store

1270 NW Gilman Blvd
Issaquah

FOREIGN CAR WORKSHOP

4601 37TH AVE S West
Seattle

GERBER MOTORSPORT INC

4021 22ND AVE W
Seattle

German Autowerke

7711 230 St SW
Edmonds

Gig Harbor Automotive Service

4101 Harborview Dr
Gig Harbor

Gilchrist Chevrolet

6030 S Tacoma Way
Tacoma

GN Northwest

9329 Evergreen Way
Everett

Goodyear Auto Service Center

16101 NE 87th St
Redmond

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co

13018 NE 175th St
Woodinville

GRAFFS AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR

2318 POINT FOSDICK DR NW
Gig Harbor

Grease Monkey

202 15th ST NE
Auburn

Green Care Auto Repair

2221 N 45th St
Seattle

Greg's Japanese Auto - Covington

15323 SE 272nd St
Kent

Greg’s Japanese Auto

405 Baker Blvd
Seattle

Grey Chevrolet Inc

4949 Hovde Rd
Port Orchard

GROUP 2 MOTORSPORTS

2600 West Commodore Way
Seattle

GUS COOPER'S SERVICE

4605 FREMONT AVE N
Seattle

Hazael Autocare

1112 N 98th St
Seattle

Heartland Toyota Scion

901 West Hills Blvd
Bremerton

HID Kit Pros

60 NW Gilman Blvd.
Issaquah

HIGH ROAD AUTOMOTIVE

1531 LEARY WAY NW
Seattle

Honda of Burien

150TH S 1ST AVE S
Seattle

HONDA OF KIRKLAND

12420 NE 85TH ST
Kirkland

JAPAN AUTO SERVICE

9400 AURORA AVE N
Seattle

Jeff's Auto Repair

5450 Sandpoint Way NE
Seattle

Jeff's Auto Repair

9702 Sandpoint Way NE
Seattle

Jeff's Auto Repair

505 Park Ave. N.
Renton

Jeff's Auto Repair

21701 Hwy 99
Lynnwood

JIFFY LUBE

5121 POINT FOSDICK DR NW
Gig Harbor

Jim Adams Auto Clinic

16268 5th Ave. NE
Shoreline

Jim's Auto Repair & Towing

2911 E Brockdale Rd
Shelton

JOHN WALKER'S WORKSHOP

7613 GREENWOOD AVE N
Seattle

Juanita Collision Center LLC

13511 100th Ave NE
Kirkland

Karchek

Everett

KIRKLAND PONTIAC BUICK & GMC

12335 120TH AVE NE
Kirkland

Kirkland Transmission

11920 124th Ave NE
Kirkland

Klahanie Service Center

4598 Klahanie Dr SE
Issaquah

Klein Honda

10611 Evergreen Way
Everett

Lakemont Automotive of Issaquah

1430 NW Mall St
Issaquah

Lakeside Collision Kirkland

11425 120th Ave NE
Kirkland

Lakewood Ford

11503 Pacific Hwy SW
Lakewood

LANDMARK MOTORS INC

13815 NE 24th St
Bellevue

LARRYS INDEPENDENT VOLVO SERVICE

6301 BEACON S ST
Seattle

Lee's Automotive

13281 Aurora Ave N
Seattle

Len's Automotive

1620 136th Pl NE
Bellevue

Loyal Automotive

7724 24th Ave NW
Seattle

Luke's Redmond Automotive

15145 NE 90th St
Redmond

LYNNWOOD HONDA

22020 HIGHWAY 99
Edmonds

M & N Absolute Auto Repair

10011 3rd Ave SE
Everett

MAHARAJA MOTORS INC

13758 Lake City Way NE Ste 200
Seattle

Martin's Auto Electric, LLC

152 NE Midway Blvd
Oak Harbor

Masters Auto & Tire Service

10633 16th Ave SW
Seattle

Mathewson's Automotive

271 Rainier Ave N
Renton

MATT'S GREENWOOD AUTO CARE

7900 GREENWOOD AVE N
Seattle

Maximum Performance Inc

16603 Meridian Ave E
Puyallup

Meineke

2701 Bridgeport Way West

Meineke Car Care Center

10501 State Ave
Marysville

Mr. Mobile Automotive Service

P. O. Box 2582
Renton

Muffler King Brake & Radiator

11902 124th Ave. NE
Kirkland

My Auto Pro

11902 124th Ave NE
Kirkland

My Own Auto Repair

136 STEWART RD
Pacific

nationwide construction & renovation

1919 196th St SW Unit 4
Lynnwood

Newcastle Shell Service Station

6420 Lake Washington Blvd SE
Renton

Newport Hills Chevron

5804 119th SE
Bellevue

NORTHSTAR GENERAL CONTRACTING

14141 77TH AVE NE
Kirkland

Northwest Automotive Inc

12300 Lake City Way Northeast
Seattle

Northwest German Car Repair

15028 Hwy 99
Lynnwood

Number 1 Japanese Auto Repair

10218 Greenwood Ave N
Seattle

NW all auto repair

406 se everett mall way

NW IMPORT AUTO SERVICES

303 SW 148TH ST
Seattle

ONB AUTOMOTIVE

3002 GRAND AVE
Everett

PACIFIC RIM AUTOMOTIVE INC

3810 STONE WAY N
Seattle

Park Place LTD Service Ctr

13710 NE 20th St
Bellevue

Pep Boys Seattle

2701 4th Ave S
Seattle

PERFORMANCE PREP

34703 16TH AVE S
Federal Way

Pignataro Volkswagen

10633 Evergreen Way S
Everett

Precision Tune Auto Care

19610 44th Ave. W
Lynnwood

Precision Tune Auto Care

7701 Steilacoom Blvd. SW
Lakewood

Precision Tune Auto Care

233 Sunset Blvd. N
Renton

Precision Tune Auto Care

4802 Point Fosdick Dr. NW
Gig Harbor

Precision Tune Auto Care

4828 Bridgeport Way W
University Place

Precision Tune Auto Care

14926 Pacific Ave S
Tacoma

Precision Tune Auto Care

420 S.W. Everett Mall Way
Everett

Precision Tune Auto Care

303 S 72nd St
Tacoma

Premier Automotive

940 Meridian Ave E
Milton

Premier Automotive Services

25009 Pacific Hwy S
Kent

Pro-Tow 24 hr Towing

420 H ST NW
Auburn

Quality Auto & Electric Repair

2802 Kent Des Moines Rd
Seattle

Rainier Collision - Gig Harbor

9808 44th Ave NW
Gig Harbor

Ray's Auto Center

5445 Steilacoom Blvd
Lakewood

RC's Auto Repair

915 26th Avenue NW
Gig Harbor

RICKS AUTO REPAIR

3531 PACIFIC AVE SE
Olympia

Roosevelt Auto Body - Collision 1

5500 Roosevelt Way N.E.
Seattle

Rovin Rovers

28006 East Main St
Redmond

Sa-Go Auto Repair Inc

13234 Bel Red Rd
Bellevue

Salmon's Service Centers

1424 NE 125th St
Seattle

Scott Sherman Auto Care

9234 Greenwood Ave N
Seattle

SeaTac Transmission & Automotive

2628 S 248th Street
Kent

Seaview Buick GMC

17909 Hwy 99
Lynnwood

Simply Auto Repair

4050 Auburn Way North
Auburn

South Lake European

205 Rainier Ave S
Renton

SPECIALTY MOTORS

12517 15TH AVE NE
Seattle

STRICTLY BMW INDEPENDENT SERVICE

2111 140TH AVE NE
Bellevue

Suburb Service

15017 Bothell Way NE
Lake Forest Park

Superior Auto Service

4333 Leary Way NW
Seattle

SUPERIOR AUTOMOTIVE

17 1/2 102nd Ave NE
Bellevue

SURREY NORTH AUTO REPAIR

12003 NE 12th St
Bellevue

Swedish Automotive Inc

7901 35th Ave SW
Seattle

T-Auto Repair

15220 1st Ave S.
Seattle

Tech Stream Auto Center

13737 SE 26th St
Bellevue

Terry's Custom Auto Works

1508 Fairview Ave E
Seattle

The Mobile Mechanics

1215 4th Ave
Seattle

Titus Will Service & Tire

633 Division Ave
Tacoma

TOMS B&M AUTO

17820 HWY 99
Lynnwood

Tony’s One Stop Auto

8208 Greenwood Ave N
Seattle

TOYOTA & SCION OF LAKE CITY

13355 LAKE CITY WAY NE
Seattle

Toyota of Seattle

PO Box 84808
Seattle

TRUCK TOWN

4701 AUTO CENTER BLVD
Bremerton

Trucks Plus USA

3500 Main St.
Yakima

Valley Ave Auto Repair

12215 Valley Ave E
Puyallup

Van's Auto Repair

4405 NE 4th Street
Renton

Village Transmission & Auto Clinic

23901 84th Ave. W
Edmonds

VW Repair Consultants

93 S Jackson St
Seattle

Walker's Renton Subaru

PO Box 1770
Renton

WALT'S AUTO CARE CENTER

6419 15TH NW
Seattle

WALT'S AUTO CARE CTR

4021 MERIDIAN ST S
Puyallup

WARDELL AUTOMOTIVE

2813 W Marien View Dr
Everett

WARREN SECORD AUTOMOTIVE TIRE FACTORY

1127 WEST SMITH STREET
Kent

WAYNES SERVICE CENTER

18032 1ST AVE S
Seattle

West Hills Honda

520 W Hills Blvd
Bremerton

West Seattle Autoworks

7501 35th Ave SW
Seattle

Woodinville Goodyear

13811 NE 175th
Woodinville

Z SPORT

3532 SMITH AVE
Everett

ZYGGI'S AUTO SHOP

3912 S 56th St.
Tacoma

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