Automotive Repair

  • New Engine or New Car - Weighing Out Your Options

    Engine Maintenance

    You’ve determined it’s time to get rid of the engine you have, along with all of its issues. You’re probably considering getting something new altogether, and you’re tired of this one giving you issues. Autoworks in Ithaca, NY is here to help you make the call.

    If your car, truck, or SUV has really been put through the wringer, it might be time for a new one. However, before you decide to throw in the towel there are a few things you should consider.

  • New Rims - reading measurements and why they matter

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    At Autoworks in Ithaca, NY, we’re focused on keeping your car, truck, or SUV running well - but we’re here to keep it looking good too. Here’s some information on wheel sizing, to help you make sure your new wheels will fit your vehicle.

  • New Transmission or New Car - Exploring ALL The Options

    Transmission

    So, you’ve determined your transmission is bad. What next? Autoworks in Ithaca, NY is here to help.

    There are a few things to consider when your transmission goes out. You might feel inclined to just get a new car...but should you? Here are some factors to think about.

  • New Truck or New Engine - Exploring Your Diesel Options

    Diesel Truck

    You have determined your Cummins, Duramax, or Powerstroke engine needs to be replaced. You might be on the fence about whether you should replace the engine in your diesel, or just get a new truck. At Autoworks in Ithaca, NY, we’re here to help.

  • Only the Best Team for Your Transmission

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    Transmission work is a world of precision and attention to detail. Transmission specialists, like the technicians at Autoworks in Ithaca, NY, chose to specialize in transmission work partly because they have a knack for both. It’s just one of the things that make us the best in the business.

  • Options for When Your Transmission Has Bit the Dust

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    Transmission failure is never a fun subject. But, if your transmission has finally bit the dust, don’t panic. Autoworks in Ithaca, NY has the solutions you need that will save you time and money in the long run. We're here to help you explore all your options so you can make the best decision for you and your vehicle.

  • Our Tires Will Keep Your Fleet Rolling

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    On a truck that travels hundreds of thousands of miles and is equipped with anywhere from four to eighteen tires, tire replacement is a concept you’re undoubtedly familiar with. For all your tire maintenance and replacement needs, Autoworks in Ithaca is the place to be.

  • Out With the Old - Engine Replacement Options for Fleet Vehicles

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    Once you’ve determined a vehicle needs to have the engine replaced and is in good enough shape to keep on the team, it’s time to find an engine. Autoworks in Ithaca, NY is here to help you choose the right one. There are a variety of replacement options when it comes to engines.

  • Out With the Old, In With the New or Used - Transmission Replacement Options

    Transmission

    At Autoworks in Ithaca, NY, a big part of our job is helping you make decisions that are right for you, and your car, truck or SUV. When it comes to replacing a transmission there are a lot of options out there; we’re here to help you make the right choice.

  • Planning a Trip? Let's Get You Ready!

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    If you're prepping to go on a road trip, you need to be sure that your vehicle is ready for the journey. An unmaintained vehicle could be the difference between a good trip and a trip that goes south really quickly. Here at Autoworks, we want to remind you of some things to do so you and your vehicle are ready for the road. 

  • Prevent Your Transmission from Overheating

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    At Autoworks in Ithaca, NY, we know that the key to keeping a transmission reliable and in shape is taking care to prevent an issue in the first place. Here, we’ll explore a condition that has a lot of potentials to cause your transmission harm; overheating.

  • Prioritize Your Fuel System

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    Fuel Systems are particularly important on diesel trucks, whether you drive a Ford, Chevrolet, or Dodge pickup. At Autoworks in Ithaca, NY, fuel system maintenance and repair is a service we prioritize, since we know how essential a reliable fuel system is.

  • Proper Tire Care Improves Your Vehicle's Performance

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    Keeping your tires properly inflated and regularly checking the tread can save you money and keep you safe! At Autoworks in Ithaca, NY we want to keep you and everyone in your car safe. Let us help you keep your tires maintained at their best.

  • Properly Maintaining Your Battery

    mechanic placing a car battery into a vehicle

    Your car’s radio and headlights, plus a slew of other important functions, are powered by an electrical current generated by your vehicle’s engine. A vital part of generating electricity is having a place to store it while it’s not being used. This is where your car battery comes into play. The battery of your vehicle holds electrical energy while the car is off in order to help the engine turn over and create a spark to start internal combustion. Without a working battery, your car will not be able to start. If you allow our team here at Autoworks to perform proper maintenance, an average car battery can start your car reliably for roughly four years.

  • Protect Your Car from Interior Leaks and Drips

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    Leaks and drips that get the interior of your vehicle wet are definitely an inconvenience. Sitting water promotes rust, bad smells, and can ruin your carpet. Furthermore, the water often seems to come from seemingly nowhere, adding to the frustration. From Autoworks in Ithaca, NY, here are some of the leading causes of water on your floor, and what you can do about it.

  • Pumping Brakes are a Thing of the Past

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    At Autoworks in Ithaca, NY, we see our fair share of warning lights and dashboard notifications. If your ABS light is illuminated, here’s what you need to know.

  • Putting My Manual Transmission Together

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    Once you know what's in your transmission, and what’s connected to it, it’s much easier to understand how it works. Let's take a look at how it all comes together. At Autoworks in Ithaca, NY, we want to make sure you know how your car works so you can keep it in great condition.

  • Quality Engine Work is a Top Priority

    Engine Maintenance

    A quality product is only as good as the quality of the installation. You’re dropping some serious money on an engine replacement, on a car that’s worth even more. Autoworks in Ithaca, NY is here to make sure you get the quality install you need.

  • Quality Fleet Work Just as Important as Quality Product

    fleet of cars

    At Autoworks in Ithaca, NY, we understand the importance of a job well done. You need it done fast, but you also need it done right - cutting corners in the home stretch is obviously a bad idea.

  • Quality Work is as Important as a Quality Product

    transmission repair

    At Autoworks in Ithaca, NY, we pride ourselves on specialty knowledge and ability. Once you’ve settled on a transmission to invest in, it’s important not to cut corners on the homestretch. We’ve got you covered here and you can expect top quality repairs for your top quality product.

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