8001 Minnetonka Blvd.


Mon-Thu: 7am -6pm
Friday: 7am – 5pm

6407 West Lake Street


Mon-Thu: 7am -6pm
Friday: 7am – 5pm

Thank you for choosing D&D Autoworks for your vehicles’ service, maintenance and repair.

The Lights Need to be Checked Regularly

by | Sep 20, 2018 | Blinkers, Car care, Car Care Tips, Lights



When your vehicle needs to be maintained, there are several parts to have inspected. The lights of the vehicle are important to check to see if they are working. You will need the lights to work on your vehicle for several reasons. If you drive at night or in the evening, the lights will improve your visibility. This is because they will illuminate the road for you. Also, when the weather is raining, or dark and cloudy, you should turn on the headlights of your vehicle. This helps you to improve the visibility, while also making sure that other people can see.

Check the lights

The lights for your vehicle will need to be checked frequently. You can do a quick inspection by having them on when you are parked. Get out and walk around the vehicle to ensure the headlights and taillights are operating correctly. Notice how they are aimed, and how bright they are. If you notice that they are dim or dull, a new replacement bulb may be needed. You can also bring the vehicle in and we will inspect them for you. This way the position and aim of everything can be inspected as well.

Remember the Blinkers

When you look at the lights, also take time to look at the blinkers. You will want your signals to work when you plan on turning. If the signals do not work, there is an increased chance of an accident occurring. When you plan on turning, another drive may try to pass you, not being aware you are turning. This can lead to a serious accident. Sometimes the fuse will go out, so by replacing the fuse, you will once again have working blinkers for your vehicle. When there is an issue with your vehicle, make sure that you bring it in so we can inspect it for you.