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Check Engine Lights and Diagnostics

Check Engine. This warning is always unwelcomed and sometimes ignored by some car owners. You can trust Willard Garage to perform a complete diagnostic that pinpoints the best repair for the actual failure causing the code. There are hundreds of different codes that can cause this light to come on and for each code there Read more...

Ignoring Check Engine Lights

Ignoring Check Engine lights: There are a few check engine codes that aren’t a serious concern. But you’ll never know this until you have at least a quick check to see what code has tripped the light. I’ve seen a few bad results from folks ignoring their Check Engine and I’ll admit that’s rare but Read more...

Factory Scheduled Service

Scheduled Service: There are many items that just need to be serviced after a certain time period or number of miles in service. This is one area where we at Willard Garage will work with you to keep your car serviced and reliable for your family without just blindly guessing a service should be done Read more...

Tuneups

This is a fun one to pin down and describe when asked to perform a tuneup. This service has changed so much since the mid-seventies when points, condensers, distributors, distributors caps/rotors, and plug wires were standard but have now been replaced by computerized coil-over-plug ignition systems and electronically control fuel injection. Today, a tune-up will Read more...

Suspension and Steering

Shocks and struts, tie rod ends, springs, stabilizer bar links and bushings, ball joints, strut mounts, control arms, pitman arms, idlers, and control arm bushings. This could get even more technical pretty quickly and so most folks just have to nod their head and say yes when they get the news that this or that Read more...

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Waukee, IA 50263