Vehicle Inspection: Everything You Have to Consider

Many car owners tend to put off getting their vehicle inspected, not realizing how important it is not just to their car, but to their own safety as well. A car that has not gone through maintenance and inspection could have underlying problems. These problems will get worse when neglected, resulting in expensive repairs. What’s worse, said problems could compromise the safety of the vehicle and may lead to fatal accidents.

Obviously, you want to avoid these situations as much as possible. If your primary reason for not taking your car in for maintenance and inspection is time, you need to practice optimal scheduling. The best time to schedule your vehicle inspection is before you go on vacation. While you’re away from home, you can’t check on your car like you normally would. 

The most common reason for an inspection is a flat tire, which could be caused by a variety of issues. Therefore, if you are away from home, you should arrange for your vehicle to be inspected as soon as possible after the tire is flat. This way, you will know what’s going on with your vehicle and you won’t have to spend valuable vacation time waiting around for it to get fixed.

Another common reason for a vehicle inspection is to determine if there is any damage or leaks in the radiator. Since your car’s radiator is exposed to extreme heat, it needs regular maintenance and inspection to ensure that there aren’t any problems. Nor can you rely on your mechanic to tell you if there is anything wrong with your radiator. If you take your car in for inspection every six months, you will be able to detect these issues before they become too serious.

The next most common reason for an inspection is to find out if there are any problems with the transmission. Transmission problems can lead to excessive wear and tear, which may result in catastrophic engine failure. When your car’s transmission fails, it will no longer work properly, which can cause you to lose control of your vehicle and possibly even end up in a fatal accident. This is why it’s important to schedule an inspection for your vehicle’s transmission every six months.

It is not recommended going to your dealership for an inspection, you should instead go to a reliable auto shop like Davies Auto Care, and have them perform the inspection for you. This is particularly true if you’re not familiar with your car. Davies Auto Care’s mechanics are licensed and have years of experience with cars of various makes and models. We will be able to service cars that other shops would normally turn down, and can procure many hard to find parts for rare vehicles. 

When it comes to vehicle inspections, there is no question as to who does the best job.  Davies Auto Care, for one, knows that a well-maintained car is a happy car. A happy car means that it’s more likely to be safe on the road. A happy car is also a better selling car.

For a complete vehicle inspection, call us today to schedule a vehicle inspection. We also have a towing service if you can’t bring the car yourself.. We’re committed to providing you with a top-quality service.