Tuesday 10 January 2017

Why Do We Do Vehicle Inspections?

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Why Do We Do Vehicle Inspections?

Why Do We Do Vehicle Inspections? 

When you drop your vehicle off at Auto Select, we don't just poke around under your hood and underneath your vehicle looking for stuff to do. Our ultimate goal is to always insure that You’re Good to Go! This has always been our practice. Our trained professional technicians have lists and standardized procedures they follow for different types of service. First of all, we note the
mileage on your vehicle. We’ll then check to see what inspections and services your vehicle manufacturer recommends for your particular make, model and mileage. If you are a regular client, we will also check your vehicle's history with us.

If the vehicle manufacturer's recommendations go beyond the services you've ordered, we'll let you know. We’ll also indicate whether those services are urgent or if you can wait a while to take care of them another time. The promise our experts will make to you, every day, is we will never do work that you don't agree to.

We will, however, perform inspections while we’re servicing your vehicle. We'll check belts, filters and fluids. We'll check your windshield wipers for wear. We’ll let you know if there's an urgent problem that needs taken care of, and we'll give you a heads-up about problems that might be developing. If repairs or services are in order, you are given options based on your driving needs and budget.

You can think of it like a trip to the dentist for a check-up. The dentist will check if you've had x-rays recently. If not, he'll get your
permission to take new ones. Then the hygienist will clean your teeth and check your gums. At the end, the dentist comes in and
inspects your teeth. You'll be told if you need any work done, about problems that are developing, and if anything is urgent. You'll be given different care options and recommendations on where to get work done that is beyond your dentist's usual scope. Then you'll be sent to the front desk for appointments and paperwork.

These procedures make sure your teeth are in good working order and that you are apprised of any problems. Then you can make a decision as to what work you want done and when. At Auto Select, we operate the same way. We want our client to be able to make informed decisions about their car care. 

Preventive auto maintenance is a lot like dental check-ups. Small problems can quickly develop into big ones. A cavity becomes a root canal. A dirty filter becomes engine damage. Skipping check-ups for either your teeth or your vehicle can lead to repairs.

At Auto Select, we follow industry guidelines. A part is replaced only if it can no longer perform its function, no longer meets its design specifications or is missing – or if you ask for upgraded performance. Our service advisors will recommend a part be replaced if it is showing signs that it will soon fail. 

Dentists often offer services that go beyond routine care, such as teeth whitening. Our service centers also offer our clients help with upgrades to a vehicle. We know what parts are needed and how to perform the work so that your safety and performance
aren't compromised. You can always rely on our professionals at Auto Select for good auto advice.

The next time you're headed to the dentist's office, think about the vehicle you're riding in. Is it time for it to get a check-up, too?