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Check Those Brakes!

Tweet Brake inspections are one of the more important maintenance items you can perform on your vehicle. Even if you don’t notice anything wrong with your brakes, yearly brake inspections can ensure that all of the components are in good shape or if you’ll need replacing or repairs in the near future. We understand that sometimes […]

Simple Car Maintenance Tips for Summer Road Trips

Tweet Packing up the car and hitting the road is on everyone’s calendar right now. Before you hit the road however, it is important to have your local auto repair shop perform a few basic car maintenance items. Tires Let’s start with the tires that hit the pavement. Bald, slick tires are hazardous on the […]

Car Maintenance Schedules made Easy

Tweet Although most good quality cars are built to last for at least 10 to 16 years, you can prolong the life of your vehicle if you follow a car maintenance schedule.  To find out what maintenance and servicing issues you need to address, read your car’s owner’s manual. Though you need to read and follow […]

Pre-Purchase Inspection Means Post-Purchase Confidence

Tweet When you make the decision to buy a used vehicle, you’re making a financial investment no matter how big or small. Whether it is a high-mileage or low-mileage used vehicle, this vehicle has some sort of story behind it. If you’re not looking for surprises or other repairs that come up once the keys […]

How to Find a Quality Auto Repair Shop

Tweet So, you’re new in town and need a simple auto repair. But how do you decide where to take your vehicle? Anyone can hop online and search for an auto repair shop, but how do you know if it’s a good shop or not? The best time to find a repair shop is BEFORE […]

Importance of Vehicle Emissions Planning

Tweet   When we drive a vehicle, we are giving off emissions into the atmosphere that can really add up and cause damage. How much of our emissions we give off, is monitored by the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ). Why? Because we want to make sure our air is safe to breathe, and […]

How to Manage Mind-Blowing Auto Repair Costs

Tweet There isn’t much worse than getting an auto repair bill that makes you want to fall to your knees, punch something, tear your hair out and cry at the same time. But most of us have been in that situation where we had to find a way to pay for some major repairs because […]

Damaging Your Vehicle One Bad Habit at a Time

Tweet We are all guilty of some driving habits that aren’t exactly what we were taught in driving school or in driver’s education. But it’s easy to fall into the habit of doing something, and it can be hard to reverse it. However, here at Good Works Auto Repair, our main goal is to maintain […]

Avoid Holiday Breakdowns with a Little TLC

Tweet   You depend on your vehicle to run safely and smoothly, especially during holiday travel. Yet, without the proper preventative maintenance, your vehicle very well could end up broken down on the side of the road, halting your holiday travel plans and costing you more money than Santa had expected to spend. We hear […]

What Makes a Female Friendly Auto Repair Shop?

Tweet   There has been a focus lately on finding female friendly auto repair shops, and for good reasons. Historically, auto repair has been solidly in the “man camp” but all of that is changing; female customers make up 60% – 70% of repair shop clients these days. Women today make more than half of […]