Brakes For Breasts

Putting the Brakes on Breast Cancer! Throughout October automotive repair shops across the country are looking to end breast cancer with a unique fundraising campaign. During the Month of October, Griffin Muffler & Brake Center in Fort Madison, IA and more than 100 other Independent Auto Repair Shops across the US are raising funds for…

Annual Diaper Drive 

Griffin Muffler & Brake Center of Fort Madison, IA is spearheading the Annual Diaper Drive for the month of September for the families of Lee County in need of an adequate amount of diapers. According to Community Action of Lee County, there are approximately 1200 children ranging from infants to toddlers in need of diapers.…

How Hot Are You?

HOW HOT ARE YOU? Have you ever stopped to think, who invented the automobile air conditioning system? Probably not until it doesn’t work and then all you care about is getting it fixed and riding in comfort on these hot summer days. The automobile air conditioning system has gone thru a lot of changes and…

CELEBRATING OUR INDEPENDENCE

As I reflect on the 4th of July holiday, we were blessed to spend time with our family. I will forever be grateful to the brave soldiers that gave the ultimate sacrifice for our Independence from Britain. July 4th, our Nations Birthday, is a time of celebrating being an American. From all walks of life, this…

YOU’RE NEVER TOO OLD TO LEARN

This is the time of year we celebrate the graduating classes of 2019. College graduates are excited to start their new career or continue to pursue higher education.  Some high school graduates will continue to college, others may be entering the workforce. Howe’ver, there is a current trend to encourage students to enter the trade…

HEY MOTHER NATURE – WHO MADE YOU MAD?

Who made you mad?   It’s been a long, cold, and snowy winter one like we haven’t seen in years. I believe the younger generation has never experienced a winter like this one. On the positive side, the days are longer and getting warmer, or so we thought. A couple of weeks ago, I sat…

When the Rubber Meets the Road

I was amazed to learn about 2 BILLION gallons of gas each year could be saved if the tires on every American’s car were properly inflated, according to the Car Care Council. I have had looks of disbelieve from customers that want to order two tires and I inform them they need all four because…

Women’s History Month

As we celebrate Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day on March 8th, I reflect on my personal experiences in the automotive field. How did I get to where I am today? The one thing that stands out growing up is to be told “You can do or be anything you want.” My father was…

auto repairWe are a Digital Shop

Our technicians use the latest technology to not only tell you if there are any issues with your vehicle, but show you. If we uncover an issue the photo will be e-mailed to you for your records. At the end of every visit you will receive a detailed report regarding the general health of your vehicle. Our #1 goal is to keep you safe on the road.