A major part of owning a vehicle is maintaining your machine. Have your car or truck inspected on a regular basis to keep it running smoothly and ensure your safety on the road. Here are other valuable reasons for regular checkups:
1. Maintenance – A vehicle is an investment, and prolonging its life is a wise financial choice. With regular inspections, you can catch any issues or necessary repairs and deal with them before they become major problems. Rather than “driving your car into the ground,” save your engine parts and reduce labour costs by discovering problems early.
2. Environmental Health – Since impact on the environment is an issue that becomes more relevant with each passing year, cities, municipalities, states, and provinces pass laws requiring vehicles to meet certain standards. As vehicles age and parts break down, emissions become a concern. Regular maintenance can keep vehicle emissions to a minimum. During a regular checkup, parts can be replaced and the vehicle can be tuned to keep it running efficiently and meet local standards.
3. Efficiency – Scheduling your vehicle inspection in advance saves time. This is especially true if you need to have parts replaced. By attending to vehicle regulations and keeping your car in compliance, you won’t have to worry about unexpected repairs or downtime. This can save you time, especially if an inspection finds something wrong with your car that could have catastrophic consequences down the line.
4. Avoiding Legal Complications – Vehicle safety is a serious matter. Avoiding inspection can result in fines and other legal difficulties. Save yourself from those problems by relying on a trustworthy mechanic to keep your car or truck running safely.
Have your vehicle checked to protect your own safety and prevent unnecessary accidents. Schedule regular inspections with Gerry’s Automotive by calling (604) 826-0519. We know what to look for and how to keep your car or truck on the road.