Bug Check

Dave May's Famous Bug Check Preventive Maintenance

image 3Dave is firm believer in preventive maintenance. Proper maintenance of your vehicle will enhance its value, prolong its life and give you a reliable vehicle for peace of mind. We understand that older, long paid-off vehicles become part of the family. These older cars need special attention. That’s why he created his famous “Bug Check,” a thorough inspection of your vehicle’s systems and their components by certified ASE technicians. We’re looking for BUGS before they leave you stranded on the side of the road!

Don’t let those pesky BUGS get to you! Schedule an appointment today for your FREE Bug Check. Call 352-372-7617 or email us at davemaysautomotive@yahoo.com.

What Exactly Is a “Bug Check?”

Our Bug Check is a comprehensive inspection of all your vehicle’s operating systems*. We look for bugs…those annoying little problems that are just waiting to become serious and leave you on the side of the road! Just take a look at our inspection list.

Points of Inspection

  • All Lighting-head Lamps (hi & lo), Brakes, Running, Reverse, Tag, Markers & Hazard Lights
  • Wind Shield Wiper Blade Condition
  • Top-Off Wind Shield Wiper Fluid
  • Horn
  • Tire Pressure
  • Tire Condition, Wear & Tread Depth
  • Wheel Bearings for Excessive Play
  • Battery Condition
  • Brake Fluid Leaks, Level & Condition
  • Brake Pad & Rotor Wear
  • Brake Shoe & Drum Wear
  • Calipers/Wheel Cylinders for Leaks
  • Brake Lines & Fittings for Leaks
  • Suspension Springs/Torsion Bars
  • Shocks for Leaks & Condition
  • Power Steering Fluid Leaks, Level & Condition
  • Power Steering System Leaks & Noise
  • Alignment/Steering Concerns
  • Rack & Pinion Condition
  • Control Arm Bushing Condition
  • Ball Joint Condition
  • Drive Shaft/Axles
  • Belts for Wear & Tension
  • AC Compressor Noise
  • Alternator Noise
  • Engine Oil Leaks, Level & Condition
  • Normal Engine & Transmission Function
  • Cooling System Condition
  • Exhaust Leaks & Odors
  • Fuel System Leaks
  • Transmission Fluid Leaks, Level & Condition

*Full inspections are done with vehicle on a lift, often associated with a road test and other services or evaluations, such as an oil change, tire replacement, etc. New customer vehicles receive this inspection, “Bug Check,” as a starting point for all concerns.