Full mechanical maintenance and repairs
Honesty, expertise, and dependability are three traits that our mechanical department embodies. We recognize that vehicles are major investments and carry your most precious cargo; therefore, our mechanical department strives to help you keep your vehicle in good, running condition.
Our mechanical department is qualified to do maintenance on all makes and models. Some of our most common and required services to make your vehicle run longer and most efficiently are the following:
Have a question for a mechanic about repairs or service? Feel free to give us a call for advice or to get on our mechanical schedule!
State inspections are required by the state of Pennsylvania and expire annually. Inspections that expire on the last day of the month can be done three months in advance (for example, inspections expiring on the last day of March can be done in January, February, and March). State inspections check the overall safety of the vehicle. Tire tread, brake readings, suspension, exhaust and general safety are checked as part of the inspection.
Emissions inspections are required for vehicles registered in Allegheny, Beaver, Mercer, and Westmoreland counties and are done at the time of state inspection.
Oil changes, lube and filter
Oil changes are an important part of vehicle maintenance, as regular oil changes help maintain engine performance. Included with oil change:
Regularly rotating your tires also gives you a good opportunity to visually inspect them for damage, check their air pressure, have them rebalanced if you’re noticing any vibration, and check their tread depth.
Tire life can be shortened for the following reasons:
If tire replacement is required we would be happy to assist and recommend the best tire options for your vehicle.
Wheel alignment is the position of the wheels relative to your car. When properly aligned, the wheels point in the right direction. Without proper alignment, the wheels resist your steering commands, as well as each other. Alignment also affects gas mileage and tire wear. If your tires are pointed in different directions, they fight against each other and can cause tread wear. Proper wheel alignment is integral to maintaining your vehicle.
Reasons to get an alignment:
Pre-purchase vehicle check
Are you in the market for a new vehicle but not sure if it is in great condition or mechanically sound? A pre-purchase vehicle check looks over the vehicle for safety components and overall good condition. Getting your vehicle checked out by a mechanic before purchasing would truly help you in determining if the vehicle you are potentially purchasing is a good investment.