Tag 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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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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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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