I had taken my car to 5 different shops (one of them 3x!), and NO ONE could find the leak coming from under my hood into my car. They all insisted the leak was coming from my car window. (As if I wouldn't notice water gushing in my window!). Mike believed me when I told him it wasn't the window. He investigated based on my observations, and immediately found the leak coming from the steering column under the carpet & fixed it, then checked to see if there were any other leaks before giving it back in a timely fashion. The price was reasonable, and the service was very friendly. I will never take my car anywhere else for bodywork from now on! - Jyl D (5 star review found on Facebook)

Tonight I had the pleasure of using this place through AAA. The driver that responded went above and beyond. He was actually leaving when my van cut off and he came back to help me further and ended up having to take me to the shop for a new battery. While in the shop tech (Dexter) I think that is his name allowed me to watch to learn how to change my battery and we had a nice conversation, it did not feel as long as it was. Great men working for this company and would use them again in a heartbeat. - Monica W (5 star review found on Yelp)

I had to take my car to the body shop after an accident. Mike was fantastic -- he helped me figure out how to fix the car without spending an arm and a leg. Great customer service, the car was fixed earlier than he had initially thought, and he was incredibly kind in all of my interactions with him. Wonderful service! Bevi W (5 star review found on Facebook)

hole in 4x4 diesel truck tire

When your light comes on, it is ALWAYS important to look at the issue to see if it is a problem.  Especially if it is a light we all understand.  Tire pressure is one we all can relate to and an easy one to look at.  However, most drivers just assume the air is low in them and ignore it which is not a good idea especially when you are driving a 4x4 diesel truck off-roading and could have picked up anything and/or everything like this truck tire did. 

He looked, and immediately headed over to see our technicians here at Autoworks.  

headlight on on vehicle

Every car, truck, van, and SUV on the road today has headlights. However, you've probably noticed an increase in different types of headlights in more recent years - gone are the days where every vehicle on the road had the same bulb. Here is some information on headlights, from Autoworks in Ithaca, NY.

Lady with car hood up - steam rising

Sometimes it is EASY to see if your car or truck needs to come into our shop for professional repairs! 
1.  You see steam rising from the engine!
2.  The Check Engine Light is on!
3.  The engine starts, but there is an odor that is not right.
4.  You hear grinding or thumping noises.

Your car data owned by manufacturers now

Newer Vehicles Generate as Much As 25GB of Data/Hour according to McKinsey.  Now That is Extremely Interesting!  It is also daunting as we now need to know "what data" right?  You also want to know where it is going if anywhere and who owns the data?  All interesting questions that we never thought about.  Just get in and drive, choose a destination and if a light goes off in the dash you call us here at Autoworks to schedule an appointment.   We want our Ithaca drivers to be informed as always and able to make their choices based on having facts.  This is a big change in the automotive-truck service industry and it really has not hit the news at all, so it is up to us to get you up-to-date and informed.  Here are the facts and where you can find more information!

ford vehicle

If you own a Ford vehicle you may be affected by this recall. According to CBS News, Ford recently announced a recall that affects over 1.3 million vehicles that are primarily located in North America. The recall was issued mainly due to problems with rear suspension and transmission control software.

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