An inevitable part of car ownership is car repair. While most owners expect a few repairs as their vehicle grows old, new car repairs can have drivers caught off guard.
For those of you who have purchase a new Chevy, you’re vehicle is backed by a 3 year or 36,000 mile bumper-to-bumper coverage – so new car repairs may not worry you too much. However; it still good to know what type of new car repairs to be on the lookout for. Below is a short list of some of the most common new car repairs.
Remote Keyless Entry – That’s right, as convenient as it can be to unlock your door while you have a hand full of groceries, this is also one of the top repairs for owners.
Battery – While batteries aren’t meant to last forever, some drivers may forget to check these in particularly harsh weather or hard driving conditions. According to J.D. Power’s Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS), original owners of three-year-old vehicles ranked this as the most frequent new car repair.
Exterior lights (excluding headlight components) – 3.4% of new car owners recorded that they needed to change taillight, brake light, and/or turn signal lights during the early years of car ownership.
Tire-Pressure Monitoring System – Knowing just how much air is in your tires is critical and often overlooked safety feature. 1.8% of new vehicle owners reported to J.D. Power that they had to have repairs done on this system.
While we hope your vehicle always runs smoothly, we’re also here for when it’s not. If you come across these or any other issues with your car, stop by our service department and talk to our outstanding service staff. They’ll be sure to take care of you.