Virginia State Inspection in Newport News, VA

Our Approach

In the state of Virginia, every automobile (except antique vehicles) must pass an annual state safety inspection. The following is inspected:

  • Lights and signals
  • Brakes
  • Windows and wipers
  • Seat belts
  • Mirrors
  • Tires
  • Steering & suspension systems
  • Fuel & exhaust systems

Unfortunately, there may have been an item or two that failed the state safety inspection. No worries! At B&L Automotive, we can help you pass the next inspection with flying colors by performing all the necessary repairs at a great price.

VA State Inspection

Your VA State Inspection Repair Experts

For over 35 years, our ASE-Certified Technicians have delivered on their promise to help residents throughout Newport News pass the Virginia state safety inspection. Our technicians are aware of all the items inspected and are highly skilled in performing every minor and major mechanical or electrical repair for domestic and import automobiles.

Thorough inspections

You may have a minor issue with your lights not working. Or maybe there’s something wrong with your emissions system. Whatever the case, we will put to work our expertise and advanced diagnostic tools to quickly and accurately find the issue.

No-Pressure on our repair recommendations

At B&L Automotive, we take great pride in being open and transparent to our customers. We honestly communicate the issues we find, and recommend only the most necessary repairs. We want to help you save money. We won’t pressure you into a replacement catalytic converter if all that’s required is a new O2 sensor.

Only quality parts to pass the state inspection

Something as important as the emissions system calls for quality replacement parts. Because we want you to not only pass the state safety and emissions inspection, but to keep your vehicle functioning reliably.

Virginia State Inspection in Newport News, VA

We Truly Care

We take time to know our customers and community

  • Military Appreciation: Our owner, a Army Combat Disabled Veteran understands and appreciate the sacrifices made by our service men and women. As a thank you, we offer special discounts and financing to active duty members with military ID.
  • Customer Loyalty: As a family owned repair shop since 1953, we’ve always made sure to take care of our customers and community. We participate in fundraising for many organizations, non for profits, and local high schools. Giving back is our way of saying thanks to all of our local customers that have supported, and continue to support B&L Automotive into our future.
    • Come to B&L Auto Repair for the best electrical repairs in Newport News, VA. We look forward to meeting you soon!

This is the ONLY place to bring your vehicle for service. They are professional, honest, and just really nice people. Our life is pretty stressful right now and when the van had a problem it felt like the last straw. But B & L took care of us just they have always done. It's never a good feeling when something goes wrong with your vehicle, but if you call B&L you can rest assured that they will do their best to ease your stress. I wish I could give them more than 5 stars.

Jackie Manhart

Tires? We do that too

When your tire alignment is off, your ability to drive safely is compromised. Sometimes unaligned wheels can be obvious – your car pulls to one side of the road or your steering wheel has a vibration in it from balancing issues. In some cases, it can be subtle and the driver won't even notice. That's why regular tire alignment checkups are a must-do. Neep Tire repair or New tires? We do that too.

We Sell Auto Parts

Whether you are a car fanatic, or a  do-it-yourself car owners or car repairmen, You will benefit from the speed and convenience of buying car parts locally here in Newport News at B&L Automotive, We stand behind Our products.

Service Video Library

Learn more about what a particular service is by watching our educational videos. We have a video library that is meant to educate our customers and help them to achieve a higher level of understanding about a specific Repair. Still have questions Let us know! Our Video Library is Jam packed with information, on why a repair may be very important as well as what goes into that repair in terms of Labor and what to expect in the future, using digital inspections and educational videos we hope to have well informed customers your safety and understanding of your vehicles needs are our priority.

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No Question Is Too Big or Too Small

An easy and timely way to get in touch

Getting your everyday questions answered is both simple and convenient. As soon as you send your inquiry in, we'll respond as soon as possible. Or if you'd like to request an appointment immediately, we can take care of that too.