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There’s Nothing Worse Than a Car That Won’t Start

Tweet You’re in an empty parking lot and your car won’t start. You’re already late for work and you can’t start your vehicle in your driveway. You’re trying to leave the grocery store with items that need to get in the freezer and your vehicle won’t start. It’s frustrating and stressful! Sure, many times these […]

How to Get your Vehicle Road Trip Ready!

Tweet Are you one of the 45.5 million Americans who are estimated to be on the road this Thanksgiving weekend? That’s right, AAA has estimated that of the anticipated 51 million travelers this weekend, 89% of them are planning a road trip – there are going to be a LOT of cars on the road. […]

Preventing Transmission Problems thru Maintenance

Tweet When your transmission goes, you know you’re in for some major trouble.  Not only are you going to be out of a vehicle for a period of time, the resulting bill is most likely going to make you want to pull out your hair! The best way to prevent a transmission breakdown is to […]

Protecting your Vehicle Investment

Tweet With approximately 17.6 million new cars on the road this year, and the average price of a new car at $34,000, how do you make sure that your vehicle stays in top shape? Modern vehicles are wonders of engineering. In just the past decade, maintenance intervals for things like spark plugs, emissions, and cooling […]

Summer Gas Saving Tips

Tweet Summer driving is here. Road trips are being planned, and the kids are busy running from activity to activity.  What can you do so that each errand doesn’t include a stop at the gas station? A few simple changes in your driving habits can save you money at the pump. One of the biggest […]

Proper Stopping and Steering Means Safer Drivers

Tweet With so many vehicles on the roads these days, Good Works Auto Repair wants to keep you safer than ever by reminding you of a few driving habits that could make a difference down the road. We know that a safe vehicle means a properly maintained vehicle, but there are a few things all […]

Protecting Your Vehicle from Harmful Weather

Tweet There’s no way to control Mother Nature or the extreme temperatures or weather that she brings, but when it comes to your vehicle, there are some things you should know in order to prevent some major damage. At our auto repair shop, our customers often come to us with repairs from the weather. Tires, dead batteries and […]

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 […]

What auto maintenance should you budget for?

Tweet   When you own a vehicle, the car payment, insurance premiums and gas costs are not the only things you should consider for your budget. There are some pretty important auto maintenance items that you can expect and need to budget for. In doing so, you’re maintaining your vehicle so that it will last […]

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 […]