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Electric vehicle (EV) services are essential for maintaining and servicing electric cars to ensure their safety, performance, and longevity. Here are some common electric vehicle services:

  • Charging Infrastructure Installation: Many EV owners choose to have home charging stations installed. Professional electricians can assess your electrical system and install a Level 2 charging station for faster and more efficient charging.
  • Regular Maintenance: Just like traditional vehicles, EVs require regular maintenance, including tire rotations, brake checks, and inspections of suspension components. However, EVs often have fewer moving parts, leading to reduced maintenance needs.
  • Battery Health Check: Monitoring the health of your EV's battery pack is crucial. Technicians can assess the battery's state of health (SOH) and recommend any necessary repairs or replacements.
  • Charging Cable Inspection: Regularly inspect the charging cable for any signs of wear or damage. Damaged cables should be replaced promptly to prevent electrical hazards.
  • Cooling System Service: Electric vehicles use cooling systems to regulate the temperature of their battery packs. These systems require maintenance to ensure optimal battery performance and longevity.
  • Software Updates: Manufacturers often release software updates to improve the performance, efficiency, and safety features of EVs. Ensure your vehicle's software is up to date by visiting a service center or using over-the-air updates if available.
  • Range and Efficiency Optimization: Our EV technicians can provide guidance on optimizing your driving habits and charging patterns to maximize your vehicle's range and efficiency.
  • Electric Motor Inspection: While electric motors are generally durable, it's essential to periodically inspect them for signs of wear or overheating.
  • HVAC System Maintenance: The heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system in an EV can affect the vehicle's efficiency. Regular maintenance ensures it operates efficiently.
  • Tire Maintenance: Proper tire care is vital for EVs to maximize their range and efficiency. Regularly check tire pressure, rotate tires, and replace them when needed.
  • Safety Inspections: EVs come equipped with various safety features, such as collision avoidance systems and advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS). Regularly inspect and calibrate these systems to ensure they function correctly.
  • Recalls and Warranty Work: Stay informed about any recalls or service campaigns related to your EV model. If applicable, have the necessary warranty work performed at an authorized service center.
  • Emergency Repairs: In the event of a breakdown or malfunction, contact a certified EV technician or tow your vehicle to an EV service center for diagnosis and repair.

It's important to consult your vehicle's owner's manual and follow the manufacturer's recommended maintenance schedule for your specific EV model. It's essential to follow the manufacturer's recommended maintenance schedule outlined in your vehicle's owner's manual. Trust our team of highly trained mechanics at Lakeview Automotive for any specific needs related to your vehicle model and usage. Regular maintenance and prompt attention to issues will help keep your EV in excellent condition and extend its lifespan.

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