Full-Service Auto Repair in Lonsdale, MN

Lonsdale Auto Works provides personalized automotive services for domestic and imported vehicles.

The auto repair services go beyond your average coupon shop. You can always trust our friendly staff to offer fair prices, honest service, and a warm smile as soon as you walk through the door. From expertly trained technicians to award-winning services, we go above and beyond with auto repairs Lonsdale locals can trust.

We Offer a Wide Range of Auto Repair Services

Maintain the life of your daily driver with auto repair built to last. At Lonsdale Auto Works, our popular services include:

We perform scheduled maintenance services that keep your vehicle on the road. From a timing belt replacement to oil changes, rest assured our auto center has you covered.

Proper operation of your brakes is critical to safety, which is why our brake service strives for excellence from the get-go. We have the expertise to fix it right.

Is an illuminated check engine light or a drivability issue bugging you? Our technicians have the experience and equipment to track down and correct problems the first time.

All it takes is a single damaged wire to throw your vehicle into chaos. Good thing we can diagnose electrical malfunctions and provide auto air conditioner repair, cab light repair, and more.

We offer dozens of tire brands, styles, and price options to fit your driving needs. Since we use the latest technology for precision wheel alignment, you never need to worry about poor quality again.

Do you manage company vehicles? Lonsdale Auto Works can help. We offer inspections and other services designed to catch and resolve problems in advance and keep your fleet vehicles running.

Looking for a different service? 

We also repair and service transmissions, engines, exhaust systems, clutch, drivelines, differentials, timing belts and chains, heating and AC systems, belts and hoses, trailer hitches and wiring, windows and locks, interior and exterior lighting, wiper & washer systems, axle, drive shaft, water pumps and radiators, shocks and struts, and car batteries. We also offer pre-purchase inspections and BG services. 

If you need a service not listed here, please call our shop.

Fleet Repair Services For Your Lonsdale Business

Fleet vehicles are a huge investment. They’re also a huge liability when off the road. Even a few days of downtime could cut your profits and give the competition a chance to nudge forward.

Lonsdale Auto Works has what it takes to get your fleet back on the road as quickly as possible. From our cooling system services and suspension repair to a 24/7 towing service available in town, we can minimize downtime while maximizing longevity for your vehicles and your business.

We Service a Variety of Vehicles & Trailers

We serve imported and domestic brands with the highest-quality repairs on the market:

We may service other vehicles depending on the situation. Call our shop to learn more.

Qualified Auto Technicians, Quality Results

Lonsdale Auto Works believes significant qualifications can lead to even bigger results. That’s we invest deeply in the skills and knowledge of our staff, who then invest back into you.

The results? Trustworthy auto repairs that withstand the test of time.

Contact Us For Quality Auto Repair in Lonsdale, MN

Only some mechanics have what it takes to repair and maintain your vehicle to the highest level. Thankfully, Lonsdale Auto Works isn’t your average auto shop. As our awards, reviews, and reputation tell you, we’re not just another auto shop—we’re the one leading the pack.

Schedule your car services today with Lonsdale Auto Works. Call us at (507) 744-3304 or stop by our shop at 616 Industrial Dr., SE Lonsdale, MN 55046.

KC Eyton


KC Eyton is our Light Duty Auto Technician where she serves in support for our other technicians and provides inspection, maintence and tire services and assists the front counter. KC has been with us since 2021.

Being an automotive technician at LAW has allowed me to learn & do what I’m passionate about. I enjoy the fast-paced environment filled with challenges & feeling a sense of accomplishment when I’ve used my knowledge & experience to solve an issue. I feel very fortunate to be surrounded by wonderful people who care about my personal well-being & professional growth. I love how my boss Scott constantly believes in me. He pushes me to take on projects that I think are way beyond my abilities. I am so grateful for the mentorship & support. This truly creates a family environment where everyone is there for each other. I love my job!

Chris Waskosky


Chris Waskosky is a Master Auto Technician and has an extensive background in vehicle diagnostics, powertrain management systems and electronics. Chris joined our team in 2011. Chris has a lifetime of mechanical experience from vintage steam engines, to carburetors, to the latest in high-tech modern automobile systems.

Along with having a fun work environment, I enjoy a variety of jobs I can do. One vehicle may be an oil change, but the next vehicle may be using a lab scope to find a communication problem between computers. Every day brings new vehicles and new challenges.

Denise Davis

Service Manager

Service Manger, Denise Davis joined our team in 2018. Her experience in customer service, retail sales as well as store & employee management is extensive.

Denise has a great ability to transform the complexity of modern automobiles into easy to understand explanations that help bring comfort & confidence to our clients. Whether dealing with a simple oil change or a complete engine replacement, she will take the time to explain the issues in a manner that is understandable and she provides our clients with the information required to help them make an informed decision about their vehicle repairs. She is always willing to help with whatever questions & concerns you may have.

Scott Palava


Lonsdale Auto Works was founded in 2005 by owner, Scott Pelava.

As an ASE-Certified Master Auto Technician, Advanced Engine Performance Specialist, Undercar Specialist, and Service Consultant, he saw the need for a more modern auto service center in the fast growing community of Lonsdale. A strong background in domestic and import vehicles helped formed the vision of what Lonsdale Auto Works is today.

Starting with one apprentice, he built a reputation for quality service and fair pricing. As the need arose, additional technicians joined his team to keep up with our customers’ need for fast, quality service.

Scott is also very active in the community. He is currently in his fourth term as a Lonsdale City Council Member. He has held numerous leadership positions with the local Boy Scout Troop and at the District and Council levels. He is the Past President of the Chamber of Commerce and a past member of the Lonsdale Lions Club.

Scott has been recognized multiple times for his contributions to the auto repair industry. In 2017 he founded ASOG (Auto Shop Owners Group) in an effort to provide support to other repair shop owners. The organization has grown to the largest in the world. As a result, Scott was named in the Top 100 People in World the Automotive & Transportation as well as listed in the Marquis Who’s Who of Business in America.