INSPECTIONS AND DIAGNOSTICS

Since 1969 Hippensteel Auto Inc. has provided motorists with quality automotive service and repairs in Newville, Pennsylvania at our modern, AAA-approved, NAPA Auto Repair Center.

We offer a full range of inspection and diagnostic services for all makes and models of cars, light trucks and vans, including pre-purchase inspections, Pennsylvania state inspections, and computerized diagnostics.

Pennsylvania State Safety Inspections

Hippensteel Auto Inc. is your local Newville, Pennsylvania official PennDOT Inspection Station. Our team of ASE certified mechanics have the skills and experience needed to ensure your vehicle is operating in compliance with state laws.

During a Pennsylvania state safety inspection for passenger cars and light-duty trucks, we will check the following:

  • Suspension system, including shocks/struts
  • Brakes, steering, horn, wheels and tires
  • Lights and electrical system
  • Windows/windshield and mirrors
  • Windshield wipers, washer fluid and defroster
  • Speedometer and odometer
  • Fuel and exhaust systems
  • Chassis and body

Here at Hippensteel Auto Inc. in Newville, PA, we encourage our customers to complete their Pennsylvania state safety inspection early to allow time to complete any repairs that might be required to achieve a pass. Inspections can be done up to 90 days before the deadline, making it easy to schedule your PA safety inspection at a time that's convenient for you - you can even book your inspection on-line!

If your vehicle needs repairs to pass the PA safety inspection, our licensed technicians will provide you with a complete report outlining what repairs are needed to achieve a pass, including a detailed breakdown of all costs.

Complete Diagnostic Services

Whether you're dealing with an engine light that's on, a mysterious knocking in your engine, or you simply want to know the current condition of your car, van or light truck, you can count of Hippensteel Auto Inc. to provide fast, accurate diagnostic services for your vehicle.

Our ASE certified mechanics will quickly diagnose any problems with your vehicle and provide you with an in-depth report, along with a printout detailing any recommended repairs. We can help you avoid the cost and hassle of a roadside breakdown by identifying mechanical and electrical issues with your vehicle.