Category Archives: Maintenance

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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Signs You May Need a Tune-Up

If you’ve had such issues as sluggishness, squealing, unreliability or vibrating with your vehicle, it may be trying to tell your something — like that it’s time for a tune-up. Newer vehicles are significantly different from their decades-old brethren that … Continue reading

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When to Replace Shocks

Shocks that are worn out are a serious safety issue. But how can you tell when they really need to be replaced? The best way is to ask an a local auto repair shop, Contact Autoworks today to get your … Continue reading

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Do My Struts Need To Be Changed?

We’ve all been to the repair shop for a routine oil change and walked out with repair estimates for thousands of dollars. The question that crosses all our minds is, “What of this stuff really needs to be done?” To … Continue reading

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5 Signs That Your Car Needs a Transmission Flush

In most cases, getting a transmission flush every 30,000 miles, or every two years or so is sufficient. However, there may be times when you need to get a transmission flush sooner, in order to help protect your car’s transmission. … Continue reading

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