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New Year, New Look, New Brand... New Everything!...

New Year, New Look, New Brand... New Everything!...

Dear Motor Works Family, Over the last 40 years (yes, we've really been here for that long!) we've made many changes and adjustments to the way we do what we do.  We've added and subtracted brands to our line-up, upgraded our facilities, kept pace with - or been ahead of at times - the digital advancements in our industry, and so much more.  Our clients have been central to all of these changes, have seen us through the good (and not so good) times, and we can't begin to thank them enough for all they do.     As we prepared to go into our 40th year, we wanted to find ways to show our appreciation, and shake things up - just a bit.  You may notice a new look to our website when you visit it, or, that there are Subaru vehicles in our bays being serviced when you stop by.  Both additions were made quietly and slowly during 2018.  In 2019, we want to specifically focus on our clients - as we wouldn't be able ... read more





Holiday Update

As some of you may already know, Motor Works is traditionally closed the period between Christmas and New Year’s Day.  Our last working day of 2018 will be Thursday December 20th.  We plan to reopen Wednesday, January 2nd, at 7 am.  No worries though - if you have an emergency while we are closed - please don't hesitate to call us at: 301-424-2800, or send an email to: [email protected].  These lines of communication are always monitored, and a team member will contact you as soon as possible. And now, for your viewing pleasure, a video reading of the poem "Twas the Week Before Christmas" (re-imagined by Greg Skolnik). Best Wishes for a Happy Holiday season & Safe Travels wherever you may go, from your Motor Works Family





Blue Seal of Excellence

Blue Seal of Excellence

MOTOR WORKS, INC. RECOGNIZED BY A.S.E. AS THE ONLY “BLUE SEAL OF EXCELLENCE” AUTO SERVICE BUSINESS IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY. Rockville, Maryland, August 30, 2017 – Motor Works, Inc. has earned the prestigious “Blue Seal of Excellence” recognition awarded by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of vehicle repair and service by means of voluntary testing and certification for automotive repair and service professionals. More information about ASE can be found online at www.ase.com. To be eligible for this recognition, a company must have no less than 75% of its automotive professionals ASE certified. In addition, the facility must have a certified technician in each area of services offered. To remain in the program, a business must confirm t ... read more





ADAS Systems.... Going to Take Some Getting Used To!

New Year, New Look, New Brand... New Everything!...

Holiday Update

T.A.P. (Teacher Appreciation Program) Announcement!

“Are We There Yet?” Season is Almost Here!

Spring Car Care Tips!

What the heck is Variable Valve Timing?

Airbag Recall – Questions, Answers and Updates

Decoding your Dashboard

Blue Seal of Excellence

The Right Part for the Job

Inside the Tech: Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)

Inside the Tech: Lane Departure Warning

Greg’s Take: Things Break!

Greg’s Take: Nationwide Technician Shortage

Squeezing a few extra MPG from your car!

Caliper Slide Pin Boot – What is it?

Traction Control Systems

What’s a Timing Belt?

What’s a CV Boot?

Where the Rubber Meets the Road – Check your Tires!

Oil Light? Stop Right Now!

Client Spotlight – Aviation Author

What’s a Catalytic Converter?

Client Spotlight – Champion Irish Dancer

“Gregsplanation” – What’s a Cabin HEPA Filter?

Keep Your Car Looking Like New

“Gregsplanation” – Why does water drip from my car on hot days?

What does VTEC mean?

200,000 Miles and Counting

The 2016 Civic is Here… And it looks amazing!

Motor Works: Ethics Certified!

Vehicle Wiring is Tasty… to Rodents!

Rock Stars in and out of the shop!

The Value of Maintenance – 334,000 Miles and Still Going Strong!

Foggy Headlights? Restore instead of replace!

Wheel Alignment 101

Veterans Day 2015

Colder weather could trigger Tire Pressure (TPMS) Warning Light

Get Your Car Ready for Fall!

Motor Works Featured in “Remarkable Results”

Car Optometry – Aiming the Honda LaneWatch System

Differential? What’s That?

Odd Fix of the Day – Sienna Brake Lights

When should I change my oil?

Check Engine Light On? We Can Fix It!

Famous? MWI featured in Shop Owner Magazine

Video: Consumer Compass

Honda and Toyota products definitely hold their value over time. Smart!

Prevention is Primary: Radiator Hose

Prevention is Primary: Maintenance Schedules – Confused?

Use our Diagnostic Worksheets

MWI Consumer Checkbook Top Quality Rated…Again!

Video: AARP Modern Maturity – 1985 TV show Clip at MWI

Video: He Did it for Love – Technician buys car for his mother!

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