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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 […]

Which auto repairs top the list?

Tweet When you own a vehicle, you know that auto repairs are almost always a given at some point down the line. Hopefully they’ll occur while your vehicle is still under warranty, but many times they do not. Even with proper preventative maintenance, you are still likely to have some minor repairs done at some […]

Don’t Get Auto Repair Scammed!

Tweet   As a motorist, you need to be constantly aware. This time, we aren’t talking about avoiding accidents on the road, we’re talking about auto repair scams that could happen to anyone. If you don’t currently have an honest auto repair shop that you can trust, there are a few things we want you to know […]

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 […]

5 Tips From a Mechanic

Tweet   In any relationship, communication between two people is important, and communication between you and your auto repair shop along with the auto mechanics that work there are no exception. Being able to let your mechanic know what has happened to your vehicle is vital to efficient and practical repair services. You don’t want to spend […]

Maintaining Your Vehicle’s Warranty

Tweet In order to maintain and preserve the terms of a vehicle’s warranty, manufacturers and dealerships will tell you that auto repairs and routine maintenance services must be done by the dealership. Millions of consumers drive around every day believing this exact statement. However you have the right to choose your dealer and still hold […]

Overpaying for Repairs Ends with the Right Repair Shop

Tweet Americans are over-paying for auto repairs for numerous reasons, but the bottom line is that they may not be choosing the right auto repair shop who will give honest recommendations as well as providing the appropriate repairs to keep their vehicle running smoothly and safely on the road. It is important to know just how to […]

Breathing Life into Used Hybrid Batteries

Tweet Most hybrid batteries are designed to last the lifetime of the hybrid vehicle, but that doesn’t mean they will perform like new throughout its lifetime. Many HEV battery packs need to be conditioned or regenerated periodically to prevent them from becoming sluggish or losing fuel efficiency. Hybrid owners often get sticker shock after their […]

Old Tires May be a Ticking Time Bomb

Tweet   Old tires are a serious problem and are often under-reported and lack awareness. It is probably the most serious threat to your life when it comes to your vehicle and to the millions of other drivers world-wide. Even if you are mostly a city-driver who only makes short trips, tire failure can still affect you. […]

Attaining an Eco-Friendly Commute

Tweet May was Eco Driving Month, a month to spend making smart decisions for the environment when it comes to our commute habits. With gas prices continuing to increase and people continuing to move further and further from the workplace, the daily commutes across the nation are forever increasing. Not only do our long commutes […]