Ford Addict

Ford Certified Pre Owned Program

Ford Certified Pre-Owned Program Used Car Trucks

If you’re a first time car buyer, or someone just looking for a good deal, a pre-owned vehicle is a smart investment. Used cars are more reliable today than ever before. You can get a great bargain for a vehicle that’s only a year old with a couple thousand miles because that vehicles value has already depreciated about 20-30%. The great thing is, just because the value has depreciated, doesn’t mean the vehicle won’t last you another 10 years. Mileage, safety, and whether or not the vehicle is still under warranty could all be factors in the decision being made to buy a certain vehicle. This is where the Ford Certified Pre Owned Program makes it easy.

The Ford Certified Pre Owned program takes the risk out of buying a previously owned vehicle. Driving a Ford CPO vehicle comes with the knowledge and security of knowing that your vehicle has undergone rigorous inspection and is manufacturer-backed Limited Warranty covered. To understand the weight of being a Ford CPO vehicle, take a look at the 172 inspection that all CPO’s must pass below.

Each point will be assessed, and must pass the inspection. If a point does does not pass, it will either be repaired or replaced. The benefit of Ford certifying these vehicles is that: if a point does not pass inspection, a dealership must replace it with a Ford factory part, so you will not be purchasing a vehicle with lesser parts if it has been repaired. Along with the 172 point inspection and a vehicle history report, CPO’s come with their original Powertrain Warranty – 7 year/100,000 mile coverage from the date of original purchase. On top of this, Ford offers a 1 year/12,000 mile Comprehensive Limited Coverage Warranty.

With a CPO you also receive complementary 24 Hour Roadside Assistance. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year you can call for road side assistance with coverage that includes:

  • Towing assistance of up to $100 for warranty and non-warranty problems, including accidents (excludes impound and repossession)
  • Travel expense reimbursement of up to $500, for up to three days’ lodging, meals and rental vehicle for travel expenses accrued when the breakdown occurs more than 100 miles from home
  • Destination expense assistance of up to $75 for emergency transportation to the immediate destination
  • Rental car reimbursement of up to $30 per day for up to five days
  • Fuel delivery if the vehicle runs out of fuel — up to two gallons at no charge
  • Flat-tire changes on site
  • Jump starts for dead batteries
  • Lockout assistance of up to $50 to unlock vehicle doors
  • Service throughout the 50 United States and Canada

Ford Certified Pre Owned Inventory

 

 

 

 

Ford’s 172 Point Inspection

Vehicle History (1-5)

Vehicle History

  • 1.VIN Inspection
  • 2.Service Recalls (OASIS) Performed
  • 3.Vehicle History Report Obtained
  • 4.Scheduled Maintenance Performed
  • 5.Vehicle Emissions Sticker (Applicable States)
Road Test (6-22)

Road Test

  • 6.Engine Starts and Idles Properly
  • 7.Remote Start System Operation
  • 8.Engine Accelerates and Cruises Properly/Smoothly
  • 9.Engine Noise Normal (Cold/Hot & High/Low Speeds)
  • 10.Auto/Manual Transmission/Transaxle Operation – Cold and Hot Shift Quality
  • 11.Auto/Manual Transmission/Transaxle Noise Normal – Cold and Hot
  • 12.Shift Interlock Operates Properly
  • 13.Drive Axle/Transfer Case Operation Noise Normal
  • 14.Clutch Operates Properly
  • 15.Steers Normally (Response, Centering and Free Play)
  • 16.Body and Suspension Squeaks and Rattles
  • 17.Struts/Shocks Operate Properly
  • 18.Brakes/ABS Operate Properly
  • 19.Cruise Control
  • 20.Gauges Operate Properly
  • 21.Driver Select/Memory Profile Systems
  • 22.No Abnormal Wind Noise
Vehicle Exterior (23-40)

Body Panels and Bumpers

  • 23.No Evidence of Flood, Fire, Major or Hail Damage
  • 24.Body Panel Inspection
  • 25.Bumper/Fascia Inspection
Doors, Hood, Decklid, Tailgate

  • 26.Doors, Hood, Decklid/Tailgate and Roof Inspection
  • 27.Doors, Hood, Decklid/Tailgate Alignment
  • 28.Automatic/Manual Release Mechanisms, Hinges, Prop Rod/Gas Struts Operate Properly

  • 29.Power Liftgate, Power-Sliding Door Operation

Grille, Trim, and Roof Rack

  • 30.Grille, Trim and Roof Rack Inspection
  • 31.Deployable Running Boards
Glass and Outside Mirrors

  • 32.Windshield, Side and Rear Window Glass Inspection
  • 33.Wiper Blade Replacement
  • 34.Outside Mirror Inspection
Exterior Lights

  • 35.Front-End Exterior Lights
  • 36.Back-End Exterior Lights
  • 37.Side Exterior Lights
  • 38.Hazard Lights
  • 39.Auto On/Off Lighting
  • 40.Trailer Lamp Connector Operation
Vehicle Interior (41-96)

Airbag and safety belts

  • 41.Airbags
  • 42.Safety Belts

Audio and Alarm System

  • 43.Radio, Cassette, CD and Speakers
  • 44.Antenna
  • 45.Alarm/Theft-Deterrent System
  • 46.Navigation System

Heat/Vent/AC/Defog/Defrost

  • 47.Air Conditioning System
  • 48.Heating System
  • 49.Defog/Defrost
Interior Amenities

  • 50.Clock
  • 51.Tilt/Telescopic Steering Wheel
  • 52.Steering Column Lock
  • 53.Steering Wheel Controls
  • 54.Horn
  • 55.Warning Chimes
  • 56.Instrument Panel and Warning Lights
  • 57.Wipers
  • 58.Washers
  • 59.Interior Courtesy, Dome and Map Lights
  • 60.Manual Outside Rearview Mirrors, Power Outside Rearview Mirrors and Auto-dimming Rearview Mirror
  • 61.BLIS® (Blind Spot Information System)
  • 62.Rear View Camera
  • 63.SYNC® System
  • 64.MyFord Touch®
  • 65.Active Park Assist
  • 66.Rear Entertainment System
  • 67.Power Outlets and Lighter
  • 68.Ashtrays
  • 69.Glove Box and Center Armrest/Console
  • 70.Sun Visors, Vanity Mirror and Light
  • 71.Adjustable Pedals (if equipped)
Carpet, Trim and Mats

  • 72.Interior Odor-Free
  • 73.Carpet
  • 74.Floor Mats
  • 75.Door Trim and Door Panels
  • 76.Headliner
Seats

  • 77.Seat Upholstery
  • 78.Seat and Head Restraint Adjustment
  • 79.Folding Seats
  • 80.Heated Seats
  • 81.Integrated Child Safety Seats
Sunroof/Moonroof/Convertible Top

  • 82.Sunroof/Moonroof
  • 83.Convertible Top
Windows and Door Lock

  • 84.Door Handles and Release Mechanisms
  • 85.Remote Entry System and Push-Button Start System
  • 86.Door Locks
  • 87.Child Safety Locks
  • 88.Window Controls
  • 89.Remote Decklid and Fuel Filler Door Release
Luggage Compartment

  • 90.Carpet, Trim and Cargo Net
  • 91.Luggage Compartment/Cargo Area Light
  • 92.Vehicle Jack and Tool Kit
  • 93.Spare Tire Size/Type and Sidewall Inspection
  • 94.Spare Tire Tread Depth/Air Pressure Inspection
  • 95.Tire Inflator Kit
  • 96.Emergency Trunk-Lid Release
Vehicle Diagnostics (97)

  • 97.Perform Self-Test for all CMDTCs
Underhood (98-133)

Fluids

  • 98.Engine Oil/Filter Change and Chassis Lube
  • 99.Coolant
  • 100.Brake Fluid
  • 101.Automatic Transaxle/Transmission Fluid
  • 102.Transfer Case Fluid
  • 103.Drive Axle Fluid
  • 104.Power Steering Fluid
  • 105.Manual Transaxle/Transmission Hydraulic Clutch Fluid
  • 106.Washer Fluid
  • 107.Air Conditioning System Charge
Engine

  • 108.Fluid Leaks
  • 109.Hoses, Lines and Fittings
  • 110.Belts
  • 111.Wiring
  • 112.Oil in Air Cleaner Housing
  • 113.Water, Sludge or Engine Coolant in Oil
  • 114.Oil Pressure
  • 115.Relative Cylinder Compression Test/Power Balance Readings (check if necessary)
  • 116.Timing Belt
  • 117.Engine Mounts
  • 118.Inspect Turbocharger Air Cooler
Cooling System

  • 119.Radiator
  • 120.Pressure-Test Radiator Cap and Radiator
  • 121.Cooling Fans, Clutches and Motors
  • 122.Water Pump
  • 123.Coolant Recovery Tank
  • 124.Cabin Air Filter

Fuel System

  • 125.Fuel Pump Noise Normal
  • 126.Fuel Pump Pressure
  • 127.Fuel Filter
  • 128.Engine Air Filter
Electrical System

  • 129.Starter Operation
  • 130.Ignition System
  • 131.Battery
  • 132.Alternator Output
  • 133.Diesel Glow Plug System
Hybrid (134-137)

Hybrid

  • 134.Hybrid Cooling System
  • 135.Switchable Powertrain Mount
  • 136.Hybrid Entertainment and Information Display
  • 137.110V Power Outlet
Underbody (138-168)

Frame

  • 138.Frame Damage
  • 139.Fuel Supply System
Exhaust System

  • 140.Exhaust System Condition
  • 141.Emission Control Test
Transmission, Transaxle, Differential and Transfer Case

  • 142.Automatic Transmission/Transaxle
  • 143.Manual Transmission/Transaxle, Differential and Transfer Case
  • 144.4×4 Hub Operation
  • 145.Universal Joints, CV Joints and CV Joint Boots
  • 146.Transmission Mounts (not cracked, broken or oil soaked)
  • 147.Differential/Drive Axle
Tires and Wheels

  • 148.Tires and Wheels Match and Are Correct Size
  • 149.Tire Tread Depth
  • 150.Normal Tire Wear
  • 151.Tire Pressure
  • 152.Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • 153.Wheels
  • 154.Wheel Covers and Center Caps
  • 155.Rack-and-Pinion, Linkage and Boots
  • 156.Control Arms, Bushings and Ball Joints
  • 157.Tie-Rods and Idler Arm
  • 158.Sway Bars, Links and Bushings

  • 159.Springs
  • 160.Struts and Shocks
  • 161.Wheel Alignment (check if necessary)
  • 162.Power Steering Pump

Brakes

  • 163.Calipers and Wheel Cylinders
  • 164.Brake Pads and Shoes
  • 165.Rotors and Drums
  • 166.Brake Lines, Hoses and Fittings
  • 167.Parking Brake
  • 168.Master Cylinder and Booster
Convenience (169-172)

Convenience

  • 169.Owner’s Guide
  • 170.Keys and Remote Control
  • 171.Universal Transmitter (Garage Door Opener)
  • 172.Full Fuel Level

Zachary Barrett

                     

About author View all posts Autor website

Zachary Barrett

1 CommentLeave a comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *