eBay motors recommends that vehicles be inspected by SGS Automotive, a professional vehicle inspection service. The alternative would be to hire a local mechanic to do the inspection.

My main concern in buying a car I cannot see is that the car has been in an accident or has been flooded.

Is SGS going to rubber stamp a car, or will they do an inspection as well as a custom-hired mechanic?

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  • It's best you contact them directly, and check legal clauses to sue them in case of negligence and failure to carry out a through inspection. – Numair Aidroos Nov 12 '17 at 23:05
  • most of the clauses will come down to : caveat emptor ... – Solar Mike Nov 13 '17 at 4:54

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