8001 Minnetonka Blvd.


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6407 West Lake Street


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Friday: 7am – 5pm

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Inspect the Vehicle on a Regular Basis

by | Aug 25, 2017 | Auto Repair, Car Care Tips, Safe Driving Tips, Vehicle Safety Inspections

The most important thing you can do for your vehicle is to have it in for regular maintenances. If you are unsure how often the vehicle should be brought in, make sure to contact us. We can advise and recommend a schedule for you. This is important because we can check parts and components of the vehicle to make sure they are in the best condition possible. It can also help to reduce a costly repair bill if an issue is caught early enough. If you notice any problem or issue with the vehicle that is starting to form, schedule an appointment. This can help reduce the chance of further damage happening to the part of the vehicle. There are also some regular maintenance inspections you can do yourself to help keep the vehicle in the best operating condition possible.









The fluids in your vehicle are vital to the proper function of the engine. Among the fluids that need to be checked regularly include the antifreeze, transmission fluid, and the oil. Not only do these need to be topped off at all times, but also some will need to be changed on a regular schedule. If the fluids become old and contaminated with pollutants, it can cause damage to parts of the vehicle, as well as the engine. This is because many of the fluids can have a corrosive effect if they have been left in the engine too long. If you notice any odd sounds or smells from under the hood, bring the vehicle in so we can inspect it, as well as the fluids.




The tires are one of the most important parts of the vehicle. Without them, it is impossible for you to be able to stay on the road. Making sure not only that they have the right amount of tread and inflation, but that they are in proper alignment will help in making sure that you have better safety, performance and fuel efficiency. These should be inspected every time that you get gas as well as whenever you are getting even minor checks done to your vehicle. Having tires in the best condition possible can improve the safety and handling of the vehicle.




To help keep the vehicle lasting as long as possible, make sure it is maintained on a regular basis. This can help preserve the life of parts for the vehicle. Parts that are in the best working condition can also help to improve the fuel efficiency when you travel. Also, by bringing the vehicle in, you can help reduce the chance of the vehicle having a breakdown from parts failing. If you notice anything strange from the vehicle when you drive, bring it in so we can inspect it for you.