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Car Battery Betrayal: Why did it Die?

Tweet Have you ever had a morning where you just wanted to throw in the towel? You wake up late, the coffee overflows from the pot, you can’t find your keys, and when you finally run out the door, you find that your car battery is dead. If so, you are not alone! It is […]

Electric Cars in 2014

Tweet It is true that hybrid vehicles have yet to gain the popular vote, instead they have been more of a niche vehicle, owned by few and doubted by many. However, with several luxury automakers releasing hybrid vehicles of their own in 2014, things are about to change.  In fact, 2014 may prove to be […]

Tell-Tale Signs Your Battery Might Be Dying

Tweet It can happen anywhere. In the driveway, at the grocery store, at your sister’s wedding. It can happen anytime, day or night, and as close or far away as it happens. That’s right, a dead car battery. As we find ourselves getting closer to the Spring Break road trip, it is critical to have […]

Get a routine service check before winter weather arrives

Tweet Here in Arizona, we are fortunate to not have to some of the treacherous driving conditions that other parts of the nation face. We don’t have the icy roads, blizzard conditions, or hail storms damaging vehicles. But after a long hot Southwest summer, there are still some routine service checks an auto repair shop […]

Is Your Mechanic ASE Certified, Does It Matter?

Tweet Finding a good auto repair facility is always a concern, especially when your vehicle breaks down. Just who do you trust with the second largest investment of your life? It is important to look for the Blue Seal of Excellence or an ASE Certification. ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) tests and certifies automotive professionals in […]

Are you Road-Trip Ready?

Tweet Summer is here and so is the season of road-tripping. With warmer weather and longer daylight hours many people bid farewell to the winter blues by hitting the highways for some road-trip therapy. According to Road and Travel, most aren’t aware that this is actually the most dangerous time. The period between Memorial Day […]

The Truth About Car Batteries

Tweet Customers often wonder about the differences in car batteries. Why should one battery cost $20 more than the battery next to it? Good Works Auto Repair owner Nathan Merrill explains that lower-quality batteries tend to “sweat” battery acid, which corrodes the surfaces surrounding the battery. This video shows corrosion completely destroying a car’s $450 […]