Brake and Lamp Inspection in Apple Valley, CA

State Licensed Inspection Station -- Big Apple Automotive


The Purpose of Brake & Light Inspections

In California, not only are vehicle owners required to go through the safety inspection and smog & emissions test, but they must also have their vehicle go through a brake & lamp inspection. This test, which allows technicians to inspect the braking and lighting system, ensures that your brakes are properly functioning and your lights are providing ample visibility. A shop must be a State Licensed Inspection Station in order to perform these inspections, and Big Apple Automotive is just that shop for you. Our ASE Master Certified technicians perform each inspection with detail and quality in mind. They’ll make sure each system is functioning, so that you can safely navigate the roads of Apple Valley, California. Whether you pass or fail, we’ll help you get the results you need!

What Occurs During Inspection

During these inspections, our ASE Master Certified technicians will thoroughly inspect your vehicle’s braking and lighting system. With the braking system, our technicians will remove the tires and utilize the latest, state-approved measuring equipment to ensure that manufacturing standards are met. They take the time to ensure no major pieces, such as the calipers and brake rotor, are damaged or showing signs of deterioration.

With the lighting system, our technicians utilize state approved equipment and procedures to ensure that the inspection is performed as the state intended it to. Our techs will utilize diagnostic equipment to test the operation of your lighting system, as well as perform a visual check to ensure there’s no visible damage. Things such as the brake lights, turning signals, and warning lights are all checked during this inspection.

If you pass the inspections, our service advisors will electronically send your results to your DMV or provide you with a certificate as proof that your vehicle is approved. If you fail, they’ll work with you to ensure you get the services your vehicle needs so it can pass during the next set of inspections! Regardless of your outcome, we make sure you get the care you need!

Schedule Your Inspection Today!

A brake and lamp inspection is important to keeping your vehicle safe on the road. In California, it’s also required to legally drive your vehicle. Make sure you have your inspection needs handled by professionals that can provide you with the results you need — Big Apple Automotive. Our ASE Master Certified technicians will quickly perform each inspection and provide you with the important info so you can make the best decision for your vehicle. Whether you need a repair or a certificate for a passed inspection, we’ll ensure your vehicle is safe for the road. Schedule your inspection by calling our shop at 760-247-7255, our service advisors are ready and waiting for you! Want to speak with them in person? No problem, just visit us at 21775 CA-18, right across from the Bank of America Financial Center. We look forward to serving you!