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Your fleet or commercial vehicles most likely spend a lot of time idling. Whether it’s to keep warm or simply out of convenience, the stop and go lifespan of these vehicles mean idling is a part of their duties. But, is it bad for them? Autoworks in Ithaca, NY has the information you need.

Routine maintenance keeps your fleet trucks safe on the road and protects you against unplanned trips to your local automotive shop! One thing a lot of people forget about is to have their coolant flushed. Autoworks in Ithaca, NY will help you make sure your fleet vehicle is properly flushed every time!

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Transmission failure rarely happens out of the blue - there’s a good chance a transmission will give you a good amount of warning before kicking the bucket. Here are some things you can watch out for, from Autoworks in Ithaca, NY.

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At Autoworks in Ithaca, NY, our technicians have a wide variety of top of the line tools and equipment available to diagnose and repair your Chevrolet, Ford, or Dodge diesel pickup. We utilize equipment at the forefront of technological innovation to best provide for the specific needs of your truck.

Your Chevy, Ram or Ford pickup is equipped with an Electronic Control Unit, or ECU, that acts as the “brain” of your diesel truck. At Autoworks in Ithaca, NY, we have the technology, technicians, and equipment necessary to reprogram and service even the most sophisticated electronic controls.

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At Autoworks in Ithaca, we know that few problems are simultaneously as simple and confusing as a bad ground connection on your car, truck, or SUV. Here’s a look at some symptoms of a bad ground, and what you can do to correct it.

There may come a day when you go to shift your vehicle out of “Park”, and the shifter refuses to move. Perhaps you are already experiencing this issue intermittently, or currently have a vehicle stuck in park. While this is a serious inconvenience, it doesn’t necessarily indicate a serious problem; let Autoworks in Ithaca, NY put your mind at ease.

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At Autoworks in Ithaca, NY, we know how annoying little quirks and issues can be. A common problem vehicles experience is a cooling fan that doesn’t kick on and off when it’s supposed to. While a fan that won’t kick off is far less troubling than a fan that won’t turn on, it’s still a problem that needs to be fixed for a variety of reasons. Here’s why, and what you should do.

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