Vehicle Maintenance in Lonsdale, MN

Lonsdale Auto Works firmly believes in preventing damage before it occurs. Our maintenance approach allows you to get the help you need on a schedule that works for you.

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. And when it comes to the longevity and cost of your vehicle, nothing could be more accurate.

At Lonsdale Auto Works, we’re happy to perform regularly scheduled maintenance for your domestic and imported vehicles. You’re never left wondering about the quality of the outcome—just check out our reviews!

The Importance of Preventative Maintenance

The benefits of scheduled maintenance are more than skin-deep. Lonsdale Auto Works believes preventative maintenance is the most effective way to save time, money, and energy while extending the life of your vehicle.

Here are just a few of the most obvious benefits:

Our Preventative Maintenance Services In Lonsdale, MN

The most important thing you can do for your vehicle is to maintain it over time. The majority of mechanical breakdowns could be prevented through the use of regularly scheduled maintenance. 

Not only is maintenance more affordable and far more convenient than repairs. It also maintains the value of your vehicle for future resale. Plus, you can locate and resolve issues affecting other components inside your vehicle.

Some of our most popular maintenance services include:

Preventative Maintenance for Your Fleet Vehicles

Preventative fleet maintenance is the most efficient way to reduce repair costs and downtime. After all, not only can surprise repairs bloat your budget. Lingering downtime could cut profits in half. Ergo, scheduling services well in advance to catch problems before they begin is crucial.

Look no further than the pros at Lonsdale Auto Works for quality fleet services in Lonsdale, MN. We’ve served the fleet needs of local agencies and companies since we opened our shop. And we would be honored to serve you and your organization, with maintenance benefits trickling down to your customers and stakeholders.

Get High-Quality Maintenance Services at Lonsdale Auto Works

Every vehicle deserves quality maintenance—and every driver deserves peace of mind. From daily drivers to fleet vehicles, you can trust Lonsdale Auto Works to provide quality care with long-term results. We refuse to settle for second best. We aim to meet your maintenance needs with quality and efficiency.

We don’t just stand out from the pack—we lead the charge:

  • We only employ expertly-trained technicians who keep your best needs in mind
  • We constantly attend and promote training to stay ahead of the game
  • We have an A+ rating with the BBB


Learn more about our services or schedule your maintenance visit by calling (507) 744-3304 today. If you want to drop by, our shop is located 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.