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Friday: 7am – 5pm

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Why Inspections are Important for your Vehicle

by | May 26, 2017 | Auto Repair, Car Care Tips, General Car Maintenance, Safe Driving Tips










One of the best ways to improve the reliability of your vehicle is to go to regular maintenances. This can help evaluate the vehicle, and to notice any issues that might be starting to form. By having the vehicle inspected, you can help reduce the chance of an unexpected breakdown. Regular maintenances can also improve the fuel efficiency of your vehicle. This can also help to save money at the pumps. Without regular maintenance, parts may start to wear against one another. This can require them to be replaced much sooner than they typically should. If you notice an issue between visits, make sure to contact us.



While inspecting the vehicle, also make sure to check the tires. This is important because the tires are the only part that has connection between your vehicle and the surface of the road. Check the air pressure in the tires. This is one of the most important things because proper air inflation can help improve the fuel efficiency of the vehicle. Tires that are under inflated can also have a greater chance to blow out when you travel. Over inflated tires will have less contact with the surface of the road. This can result in an uncomfortable ride. It can also increase wear and tear to the suspension system of the vehicle as well. Make sure to check the tread of the tires. If you notice the tread is not wearing evenly, bring the vehicle in. A tire rotation or alignment might be needed. This can help to improve how the tires rotate and how the tread is wearing. The lower the tread becomes, the more difficult the driving might be. Proper tread can help the tires to grip the road. This results in better handling when you drive.



Also make sure to top off all the fluids when inspecting the vehicle. This is especially true before any long road trip you might make. Each fluid should be filled to the line indicated on the reservoir. This can help the vehicle to run efficiently when you drive. It can also help to prevent parts from failing too early. Also be sure to check the oil. The oil is important because it helps to lubricate the moving parts of the engine. You can also bring the vehicle in and we can inspect the vehicle for you.