Novak's Service Center, The Best Truck and Car Repair Service in Manitowoc
Get top-notch auto repair services today at Novak's Service Center. From AC repair to transmission services, our goal is to offer expert auto repairs at an affordable price. We are conveniently located near you in Manitowoc. Come by our shop at 1320 Washington St or call today to schedule an appointment at 920-684-5737.
Quick and Trouble-Free
We know your time is money. Most truck or car maintenance services can be completed while you wait. Many repairs such as AC repair, brakes, and transmission repairs will be performed that day. Straight forward or complicated, our mechanics will get your auto repairs done quickly and get you back on the road right away.
Get A Clear Estimate With No Hidden Costs
We will provide you with an easy to understand estimate before beginning any services. Ask us about options to keep auto repair costs low or upgrades to keep your car in top shape. We stand behind all of our work with a guarantee you can count on. Call today to schedule an appointment at 920-684-5737.
Our Mechanics Can Handle It
Our certified mechanics and highly skilled auto repair specialists provide the best in auto repair services for domestic and import automobiles of all makes and models.
See What We Do!
Car & Truck Care, Electronic Services, Electrical Services, General Services, Heating and Cooling Services, Engine & Transmission, Miscellaneous Services, Transmission Services, Undercar Services, and Brakes
According to recent studies, 5 percent of all motor vehicle fatalities are clearly caused by automobile maintenance neglect.
The cooling system should be completely flushed and refilled about every 24 months. The level, condition, and concentration of coolant should be checked. (A 50/50 mix of anti-freeze and water is usually recommended.)
Never remove the radiator cap until the engine has thoroughly cooled. The tightness and condition of drive belts, clamps and hoses should be checked by a pro.
Change your oil and oil filter as specified in your manual, or more often (every 3,000 miles) if you make frequent short jaunts, extended trips with lots of luggage or tow a trailer.
Replace other filters (air, fuel, PCV, etc.) as recommended, or more often in dusty conditions. Get engine drivability problems (hard stops, rough idling, stalling, diminished power, etc.) corrected at a good shop.
A dirty windshield causes eye fatigue and can pose a safety hazard. Replace worn blades and get plenty of windshield washer solvent.
Have your tires rotated about every 5,000 miles. Check tire pressures once a month; let the tires cool down first. Don't forget your spare and be sure your jack is in good condition.
Check your owner's manual to find out what fuel octane rating your car's engine needs then buy it.
Keep your tires inflated to the proper levels. Under-inflated tires make it harder for your car to move down the road, which means your engine uses more fuel to maintain speed.
Lighten the load. Heavier vehicles use more fuel, so clean out unnecessary weight in the passenger compartment or trunk before you hit the road.
Use the A/C sparingly. The air conditioner puts extra load on the engine forcing more fuel to be used.
Keep your windows closed. Wide-open windows, especially at highway speeds, increase aerodynamic drag and the result is up to a 10% decrease in fuel economy.
Avoid long idling. If you anticipate being stopped for more than one minute, shut off the car. Contrary to popular belief, restarting the car uses less fuel than letting it idle.
Stay within posted speed limits. The faster you drive, the more fuel you use. For example, driving at 65 miles per hour (mph) rather than 55 mph, increases fuel consumption by 20 percent.
Use cruise control. Using cruise control on highway trips can help you maintain a constant speed and, in most cases, reduce your fuel consumption.
Keep your engine tuned. A fouled spark plug or plugged/restricted fuel injector can reduce fuel efficiency as much as 30 percent.
Inspect the engine's belts regularly. Look for cracks or missing sections or segments. Worn belts will affect the engine performance.
Have the fuel filter changed every 10,000 miles to prevent rust, dirt and other impurities from entering the fuel system.
Change the transmission fluid and filter every 15,000 to 18,000 miles. This will protect the precision-crafted components of the transmission/transaxle.
Inspect the suspension system regularly. This will extend the life of the vehicle's tires.
Jeremiah and his crew is the best. He has come to my place to pick up my vehicle because I was working. He has come to my place to change a tire because I had a flat and was at work. Everyone one there is honest and caring. No car issue is too big or to small at Novak's. I am very happy to see them growing and adding on to their garage. A+++ all the way.
The owner, staff, and service are consistently impeccable. Definitely the best auto shop I've been to.
When told by another place that it would cost X amount of dollars for parts and repairs, we said time for a second opinion. We opted for Novak's as per reviews from family and friends. We were not disappointed. They not only exceeded our expectations of customer service, but saved us a bunch of money in repairs that were not needed. They were on the spot when it came to customer service and cost of repairs. They now have a new customer. Great Job Novak's...
I was from out of town and needed a flat tire fixed. They fixed it right away and put the tire back on my truck. Saved us a bunch of time and hassle so we could spend the day at the track. This is what America is about, hard working shop with fair prices!
I've never had an issue that couldn't be fixed. The work is completed correctly the first time, and always done in reasonable time. The prices are very fair.
Always professional and friendly. Excellent customer service. Keep up the great work!