For obvious reasons, air brakes are an essential part of your rig. They also add a level of complication to the braking system that a conventional vehicle doesn’t have. At Autoworks in Ithaca, our mechanics have the knowledge, equipment, and ability necessary to keep your air brakes in top shape.
Inspecting wear and tear items on any commercial truck is a great way to make sure you stay reliably on the road. With a trained eye, a variety of issues can easily be caught before trouble arises, saving you critical time and a lot of money in the process. At Autoworks in Ithaca, one of our top priorities is preventative maintenance, and noticing a problem before it becomes a bigger one.
A good technician will give your car a quick inspection whenever you have maintenance performed. Fluid levels, tire condition, dashboard lights, and a variety of other items typically are briefly explored whenever you bring your vehicle in for maintenance. At Autoworks in Ithaca, we're good at noticing things that need repair, but the fact of the matter is that only you know your car. You know when your car feels off when its been serviced last (or that it hasn't been serviced at all,) and have at least some vague idea of what’s going on with your vehicle day to day. Here are some questions you can ask us next time you come by the shop;
At Autoworks in Ithaca, NY, we like to offer a little insight from time to time. Here are some quick tips to unlocking the secret of keeping a transmission going strong.
If you drive a standard shift vehicle, you probably know your clutch is an important part of your driving experience. Proper maintenance and use of the clutch will dramatically increase its lifespan, saving you a lot of money in the future. Autoworks in Ithaca, NY explains:
Your vehicle configuration determines how it should be properly towed to avoid transmission damage. Specifically, it matters if your vehicle is front-wheel drive or rear-wheel drive and whether it’s an automatic or a manual. From the professionals at Autoworks in Ithaca, NY, here’s how to tow your vehicle: