Benefits of A Free Vehicle Inspection
With so many different components to a vehicle, it’s not always easy to tell when you need repairs. At Gary’s Automotive, we offer free inspections that cover nine major components of your vehicle. Our free inspections save you significant money while diagnosing the issues you’re experiencing with your ride. Not only is taking advantage of our free services a way to save on your auto repairs, it’s a great way to stay proactive about your vehicle’s health.
Even though you may not think anything is wrong with your car, a small rattling noise or squeak can lead to a much bigger issue. We’re here to help explain the benefits of a free inspection and what each service can do for you.
1. Cooling System Inspection – $29.95 value
The cooling system in your vehicle is responsible for keeping the engine at a comfortable and safe temperature. Without a functioning system, the engine can overheat and cause major damages to your vehicle. Our visual inspection ensures each component is intact and in working condition. The main benefit of having your cooling system inspected is to prevent an unexpected breakdown which can put your safety at risk while on the road. To learn more about cooling system repairs click here.
2. Brake Inspection – $29.95 value
The brakes in your vehicle are one of the most important parts to your car. Not only are they responsible for helping control the speed of vehicle, they’re the only way your vehicle can come to a stop. With brakes having such a heavy importance on the performance of your car and your safety, a free inspection is more valuable than just saving you money. The benefits can be as major as saving your life. Gary’s Automotive is home to the best brake specialists in Ottawa. Not only can our team tell you why your brakes are squealing, they can catch a crack in the brake lines or heavy wear on the brake pads or rotors before it’s too late. To learn more about brake repairs click here.
3. Exhaust Inspection – $34.95 value
Your exhaust lets out all the used fumes your vehicle no longer needs. Because it’s used so often, corrosion and cracks can appear causing issues to other parts of your vehicle. An exhaust inspection can detect these types of issues early on and allow you to keep driving without the fear of damaging your ride. To learn more about exhaust repairs click here.
4. Drivability Inspection – $54.99 value
The most common drivability issue is caused by the check engine light – the tiny little light that ensues panic and uncertainty in every driver. If your engine light is one, it shouldn’t be avoided. The issue can be a small and simple repair or a serious issue that shouldn’t be avoided which is why our free drivability inspection is worth making an appointment for. To learn more about the check engine light in your car click here.
5. Steering Inspection – $54.99 value
The steering system in your car is responsible for guiding your vehicle in the direction you want it to go. Sometimes driving on bumpy roads and rough terrain can put your steering wheel and alignment out of whack. A steering inspection can ensure your vehicle is going in the right direction, always. Learn more about steering repairs here.
6. Suspension Inspection – $54.99 value
Ottawa is notorious for potholes and year-round construction. With so many bumps on the road it can have a huge toll on your vehicle’s suspension. If your ride doesn’t feel as smooth as it used to or it bobs up and down more than once, our free suspension inspection can diagnosis the issues you’re having and how it can be fixed. To learn more about suspension repairs click here.
7. Chassis Inspection – $54.99 value
Your entire vehicle is supported by the chassis. As the frame of your vehicle, this component carries a lot of weight when it comes to the performance of your car. The chassis also has an impact on your suspension, steering and transmission so if it’s damaged or has an issue, it can have a domino effect on other parts of your vehicle. Our free chassis inspection can detect any issues early on allowing you to continue driving a safe and reliable ride.
8. Drive Belts Inspection – $29.95 value
A cracked or broken belt can put you and your vehicle stranded on the side of the road. Though small, vehicle belts play a key role in the performance of your vehicle. Belts can break unexpectedly, but more often than not a damaged belt can be detected and changed before it’s too late. Our free drive belt inspection can provide you with peace of mind and the assurance that they’re in good condition. To learn more about drive belt repair click here.
9. Charging System Inspection & Test – $34.99 value
The charging system is directly responsible for keeping your vehicle running. It keeps the electrical components intact and ensures you’re able to turn the key in the ignition and get on your way. When the electrical components of your car start to act up or your vehicle has trouble starting, a free inspection from Gary’s Automotive can determine if your charging system is the cause of these issues. To learn more about charging system repairs click here.