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Information about auto repair and preventive maintenance

Tag: Tire Maintenance

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Cornering and Flying Over Bumps Isn’t Good Driving

Tweet Our vehicles are made to sustain a certain amount of abuse, however excessive hard driving can really bring on the wear in a hurry. Going too fast around corners, a few screeched tires, and a little cramming on the brakes is the normal way a teenager drives, but it shouldn’t be the normal driving […]

When Preparing For The Holidays, Don’t Forget Your Car

Tweet Good news! According to the American Automobile Association, the economy has improved enough that 11% more Americans will be traveling this Thanksgiving than last year. That means that over 40 million people will be going more than 50 miles from home for their turkey and pumpkin pie. 94% of those will be by car. […]

Tires Getting Fresh Breath Of Air

Tweet Humans breath oxygen, plants breath carbon dioxide, tires breath nitrogen…. WHAT? I know, you’re thinking I’ve lost my mind, but have you noticed little green valve stem caps appearing on some people’s tires? That green cap signifies that those tires are filled with nitrogen instead of plain old air. No, tires don’t need special […]

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 […]

Shopping for Four Pieces of Rubber – Are you Prepared?

Tweet The most important piece of real estate on your car is those four small contact points that grip the road – the one you know as your tires. Those few square inches of rubber determine just about everything. Tires harness the engine’s power, allow the brakes to do their job, and determine how successfully […]