Why Preventative Care for Your Vehicle’s Exhaust is Essential
Routine inspections are essential to the health and care of your vehicle. Most checks by Carson Auto Repair near Lynnwood will take one to two hours, depending on the wait time of any customers in front of you. Regular auto inspections are considered preventative care and are used to prevent future problems. We at Carson Auto Repair can find, diagnose, and fix minor issues before they become more prominent, more expensive dilemmas. Exhaust repairs, for instance, are essential as soon as you realize there could be a problem.
Some negative signs that are indicative of problems with your car’s exhaust include:
- Sudden decreases in engine performance, such as falls in power, problems in acceleration, and a reduction in fuel efficiency.
- The smell of potent, raw gas coming from the exhaust pipe.
- Hissing sounds from the exhaust pipe when driving or excessive groans from the engine when at a standstill.
- The most obvious sign is the check engine light comes on, especially when accompanied by low engine performance and the symptoms, as mentioned earlier, of a problematic exhaust.
Time and expense for exhaust repairs vary from one problem to the next. Some issues are more expensive and time-consuming than others. Carson Auto Repair can’t give you an accurate estimate on time and expense until we’ve inspected and diagnosed your vehicle.
After a diagnosis, you’ll get a list of anything we found wrong during an inspection. From there, you can pick and choose, based on importance, time, and budget, what you’d like us to repair or replace.
How Often Should You Schedule an Inspection for Your Car?
We at Carson Auto Repair near Lynnwood recommend routine inspections for your car at least once per year or every 30,000 miles, whichever comes first. From there, we can help with exhaust repairs and anything else you may need to keep your car in tip-top shape. Call us at (425) 905-2460 for more info.