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Auto Inspections
Out of Province Inspections
If your vehicle was registered outside of Alberta, it must pass an inspection before it can be registered here. At Kensington Auto in Calgary, our team offers out of province auto inspections. This involves a basic safety assessment as well as an evaluation of the vehicle’s general mechanical fitness. This kind of inspection generally takes around two hours.

 

Insurance Inspections
Auto insurance companies throughout the larger Calgary area look to the technicians at Kensington Auto for accurate insurance inspections. These inspections are often done on vehicles 12 years or older in order for them to be approved for coverage.
Pre-Purchase Inspections
Are you planning to buy a new car? Don’t take chances. You want to be confident about the car you are buying. Having a pre-purchase inspection performed on the vehicle can help give you peace of mind and ensure the quality of the vehicle is worth the price. At Kensington Auto, we have pre-purchase inspection experts. These mechanics will scrutinize any car, make and model, allowing you to make an informed decision.
Pre-Trip Inspection
Road trips can put a lot of strain on a vehicle. Before embarking on a trip you should make sure your car is fully inspected for safety. A pre-trip car check-up can help ensure the car is safe to drive long distances. The inspection focuses on possible defects and potential mechanical problems that could cause disaster. You can rely on the experts at Kensington Auto. Our inspection professionals are able to conduct safety inspections on any make and model of vehicle. Our experts are dedicated to ensuring you have a safe trip.
Pre-Trip Inspection
Road trips can put a lot of strain on a vehicle. Before embarking on a trip you should make sure your car is fully inspected for safety. A pre-trip car check-up can help ensure the car is safe to drive long distances. The inspection focuses on possible defects and potential mechanical problems that could cause disaster. You can rely on the experts at Kensington Auto. Our inspection professionals are able to conduct safety inspections on any make and model of vehicle. Our experts are dedicated to ensuring you have a safe trip.
Is Your Car Fuel Efficient?
If you’re worried about the fuel efficiency of your car, the experts at Kensington Auto can inspect your vehicle and help it operate at peak performance, as well as improve fuel efficiency and overall fuel economy. Your fuel inspection can include:
  • Changing engine oil using the recommended grade of motor oil
  • Checking and changing your air filter
  • Inspecting and, if necessary, replacing a clogged fuel filter
  • Adjusting tire pressure to manufacturer-recommended specs
  • Inspecting/cleaning the intake system
  • Inspecting/replacing emissions components and/or a faulty oxygen sensor
  • Inspecting brakes for proper adjustment
  • Inspecting power steering system and performing a steering alignment, if necessary
  • Aligning front suspension
  • Cleaning or replacing dirty and malfunctioning fuel injectors
  • Inspecting/replacing spark plugs and spark plug wires
  • Checking exhaust for clogged catalytic converter
  • Examining the exhaust gas recirculation system
Simply drop by or give us a call to get your inspection scheduled. Ask about our out of province inspections!
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