Gaithersburg
MD State Inspection

Thinking about buying a used vehicle? In order to register your car in Maryland and obtain title and tags, you will need it to pass Maryland State Inspection. This is where the experts at General Automotive Servicenter can assist you with both the inspection and fixing any major issues the inspection reveals.

MD State Inspections are regulated by the state, so the criteria and expectations will be the same no matter which MD State Inspection station you take your vehicle to. General Automotive Servicenter is a fully qualified MD State Inspection facility backed by over 30 years of knowledge and expertise. We are able to service and repair issues that prevent your vehicle from passing the MD State Inspection, saving you valuable time.

The State of Maryland is looking to make sure that the following items are present, in proper working condition and meet or exceed minimal requirements.

Vehicles where the (GVWR) gross vehicle weight rating is equal to or less than 10,000 pounds:

  • Steering system
  • Wheel alignment, wheels and tires
  • Suspension
  • Brake system
  • Fuel system
  • Exhaust system
  • Bumpers and fenders
  • Lights and mirrors
  • Electrical system
  • Glazing (windows) and wipers
  • Hood / latches
  • Door handle latches
  • Floor / trunk pans
  • Speedometer / odometer
  • Driver seat and safety belts
  • Motor mounts
  • Gear shift indicator
  • Universal and CV (constant velocity) joints
  • Emissions equipment

Ready to buy that used vehicle? Bring it to General Automotive Servicenter to have our expert technicians inspect the vehicle prior to spending your money, possibly saving you thousands.

Call General Automotive Servicenter at (301) 926-4600 or fill out the form to schedule an appointment.

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