A 172-Point Inspection Is Performed On All Certified Pre-Owned Fords

In order to earn the title Ford Certified Pre-Owned, a car must pass an intense 172-point inspection. This means when you choose a Certified Pre-Owned Ford car, truck, SUV, or crossover, you’ll know you’re getting a car that’s reliable and well maintained. Take home a Ford certified pre-owned car today, and you won’t have to worry about a thing!

172 point inspection

Velde Ford has a large selection of CPO Ford cars, trucks, SUVs and crossovers, all of which have been inspected by an ASE certified technician and passed the 172-point Certified Pre-Owned inspection. Browse our online inventory of Certified Pre-Owned Fords, visit us today, or call us [888-221-2804].


Each Certified Pre-Owned Ford Vehicle Must Pass An Inspection In All Of The Following 172 Areas:


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. 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 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 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. Perform Self-Test for all CMDTCs 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. Hybrid Cooling System 135. Switchable Powertrain Mount 136. Hybrid Entertainment and Information Display 137. 110V Power Outlet 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. 4x4 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. Owner's Guide 170. Keys and Remote Control 171. Universal Transmitter (Garage Door Opener) 172. Full Fuel Level