Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Verifying the Standards of Care and Maintenance of Vehicles

What exactly should be the standard of automotive care, maintenance, and repair when one goes for the crash investigation cases? The answer might not be very simple and hence depends on multiple factors, some of which include the reason behind servicing the vehicle, the nature of work that was being done in the vehicle, and even who was performing the specific task.


On a very general note, an auto body repair shop in Greensboro NC is generally responsible for the quality of work that has been performed. This not only includes the quality and completeness of the workmanship, but also the right selection of body parts which would prove to be appropriate for the vehicle. During the course of the vehicular service, repair or even maintenance, the technicians are obliged to let their customers know of the unsafe conditions if any fall under their notice. In a few of certain situations, the maintenance or repair centers are responsible for inspecting the components outside the initial scope for which the vehicle was being brought in.

The reason why the vehicle was tagged along to the body shop in Greensboro might affect the process a technician progresses with his diagnosis and hence resolves the issue. Let's draw the example of a flat tire to get rid of he confusion. The standard of care that the body shop will provide depends on the cause of the tire being flat. If the tire was punctured, that might be sufficient enough to remove the puncture and plug the hole. But if a pothole is responsible for the tire being flat, the technician would have to check the wheel and even the suspension for further damage.

Even the nature of work that has been performed is important to know since some of the service and maintenance operations are confined to particular areas of the vehicle. An analysis of all these areas is necessary as that helps in a better understanding of the service that has been performed. Mostly the service centers having ASE certified technicians are considered to be the best for having quality maintenance and service. In-depth knowledge and experience helps one earn the ASE certifications and that proves to be the best pair of hands to be working on the vehicle.