MEXICO CITY.- To choose a good automotive workshop, several aspects must be taken into account, starting with the quality of the service, as well as the condition of the car.
Whether for a routine check, road trips or because you want to sell your vehicle, the mechanical check is essential to ensure the good condition of the car, but also the safety of those who travel on board.
What should I take into account of a mechanical workshop?
Choosing a good workshop is not always easy, to evaluate the quality of the service you must take into account how many review points are covered in each inspection, if they use technology for it, how many tests they carry out or if the inspection includes mechanical, physical and aesthetic aspects, among other parameters.
In accordance with Poplar, platform for buying and selling pre-owned cars, to determine the level of deterioration of the vehicle it is essential that the review contains these elements:
- Leak detection
- Belt and pulley inspection
- Battery status
It should also include a review of:
- Interior electrical system
- Engine compartment
- Electronic test with scanner
- Body check
- Tires and brakes
- Checking the lower part of the engine
- Dynamic test to determine the ride quality of the vehicle
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How often do I have to take my car to the workshop?
This depends on the use, age and brand of the vehicle, some manufacturers recommend taking it every thousand kilometers of travel, others every 5 or 8 thousand kilometers. It is recommended that you carry out these inspections periodically and with professionals who guarantee that each review is done in detail.
It is also important to take your car to the workshop before hitting the road or even before selling the car. Remember that maintaining the good condition of your vehicle has many benefits, such as:
- Extend the life of the car
- Prevent accidents due to mechanical failures
- It helps that the car does not devalue so much
- A vehicle in good condition sells faster
Remember that the more maintenance you give your car, its life will be longer and it will have a greater value in the market.
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