800.757.4462 Palo Alto

Notice

We will be temporarily closed during the shelter-in-place order issued by the Santa Clara County Public Health Department. The order is expected to last until April 7th, but may be extended.

During this time, our facility will be closed for regular business, but under certain circumstances we will be able to provide service by appointment. Please use the form on our contact page or call us at 650-494-2444 to leave a voicemail.

To return a rental vehicle, please do the following:

Thank you and stay safe!


Sales Office Open Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm
Rental Office Open Mon-Sat, 8am-5pm

Inspection Mechanic looking at engine

 

ROAD TEST

  • Brake function
  • No brake pedal pulse
  • Parking brake – adjustment & hold
  • Instrument operation & lighting
  • Seat adjuster
  • Steering track
  • Rattles
  • Transmission function
  • Horn
  • All other drivability functions

UNDERBODY/UNDER HOOD

  • Brakes & lining F_____% R_____%
  • Front suspension/steering
  • Exhaust system- brackets, clamps, leaks
  • Engine oil level & condition
    • Full
    • Clean
  • Coolant burp tank
    • Full
    • Clean
  • Pressure check cooling system
  • Wiper fluid full
  • Master cylinder/brake booster
  • Transmission Fluid
    • Full
    • Clean
  • Power steering
    • Fluid full
    • Hose condition
    • Fluid leaks
  • General fluid leaks- oil, antifreeze, etc.
  • Battery cables
    • Tightness
    • Corrosion
    • Coat terminals
  • Lube grease fittings
  • Air & PVC filter
  • Belt condition & adjustment
  • Clutch hydraulic fluid (if applicable)
  • Loose/missing/broken engine or transmission mounts and bolts
  • Body mount U-bolts
  • Driveshaft carrier bearing mounts and U-bolts
  • Differential fluid level

EXTERIOR

  • Tire wear & condition
  • Tire pressure
    • Left front ____ PSI
    • Right front ____ PSI
    • Left rear ____ PSI
    • Right rear ____ PSI
  • Mirror tightness/adjustment
  • Wiper condition/position of arms
  • Lights
    • Headlights
    • Turn signals
    • Brake lights (pedal depressed)
    • License plate light
  • Lug nuts tight, no cracks in wheels
  • Door locks functional, keys work
  • Spare tire, jack, tire tools present

 

 

INTERIOR

  • A/C proper temperature
  • Heater/defrost operation & controls
  • Wiper operation
  • Squirter operation
  • Dome light/other interior lights
  • Clutch pedal travels freely (if applicable)
  • Inside mirror
  • Keys work all bins, cargo barrier, utility boxes, and/or center console
  • Seat belts
    • Secured properly
    • Latches function properly
    • Pulled up and accessible
  • Electrical items
    • Radio
    • Windows
    • Locks
    • Cigarette lighter has power
    • Power mirrors
    • Other

EQUIPMENT

  • Liftgate
    • Fluid
    • Roll pins
    • Welds
    • Proper operation
    • Reservoir cap
    • Angle of platform
    • Worn parts
    • Warning labels
    • Safety catch
    • Freedom of control handle
  • Ramp
    • Movement
    • Rollers
    • Hooks
    • Safety catch
  • Dump bed
    • Loose pump/reservoir
    • Cables & wires secured away from exhaust system & moving parts
    • Hoses
    • Chafing
    • Proper operation of hoist
    • Tailgate
    • Safety strut
    • PTO & pumps operate properly

Hengehold Trucks
762 San Antonio Road
Palo Alto, CA 94303
(800) 757-4462 or (650) 494-2444