Category Archives: Maintenance

Winter Car Maintenance Tips

Winter is finally here, which means gearing up for some driving conditions and maintaining your vehicle is essential. While you can’t control the weather, there is a lot you can do to ensure you are prepared for whatever comes your … Continue reading

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What is the Meaning of Dashboard Warning Lights?

Lighted dashboard warning lights can bring on worry and concern for many drivers. The trouble behind many of the lights can be handled simply, but it is best not to wait if something needs to be checked. Ignoring a dashboard … Continue reading

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What Car Computers Can and Can’t Control

Cars today can easily run on up to a hundred million lines of software code. In comparison, that is two or three times the amount of code used for Facebook. With all of this coding, there’s many things they can … Continue reading

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Protecting Your Car from Sun Damage

Did you know your vehicle’s interior can reach a temperature as high as 140 degrees Fahrenheit on a hot, sunny summer day? It’s probably not a surprise that this amount of heat and the sun’s ultraviolet rays can do a … Continue reading

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New Car Technology Developments

As we are half way through 2016, we are seeing an increase in car technology. Remember when cell phone technology was first being implemented in vehicles? These functions are now standard features in almost every auto on the market today.

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Keeping Your Car Battery Running Smoothly

The battery for your car is one of the mainstays of its life and performance. Without the car battery, you would not be able to start your car, and all the electrical components of your car would be out of … Continue reading

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Common Reasons Your Car May Not Be Starting

If your car won’t start, this could be a result of a variety of things, so we’ve compiled a list of some of the most common reasons and tips for troubleshooting the cause. Usually, there are subtle distinctions between the … Continue reading

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When to Replace Brake Pads on Your Car

Unlike many mechanical issues that can arise out of nowhere, your brake pads will usually signal when their time is up. Ignoring the screeching noises when you hit the brakes though, can affect not only your safety, but also your … Continue reading

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Is it Time for a Wheel Alignment?

Wheel alignment can help your tires perform properly and help them last longer. It can also improve handling and prevent your vehicle from pulling in one direction or vibrating strangely on the road.

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Signs of Bad Brake Rotors

There a few different ways to tell if your brake rotors are bad. If you believe that they are bad, don’t hesitate to contact us here at Autoworks to have one of our mechanics check them out and decide whether … Continue reading

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