New year - new suggestions for making your car last

It’s a new year! City Auto Repair in Gainesville would like to start you off with some tips on making your car last this year, and for many more to come.

Regular maintenance

Keep your car maintained. Stay up to date on oil, filter, and fluid changes. Wash it regularly to prevent rust and buildup. Have your tires, belts, alignment, bearings, belt pulleys, and other commonly worn items checked regularly to avoid problems on the road.

Fix current issues

The only thing more important than regular maintenance is getting problems corrected when they arise. One broken part will inevitably lead to other broken parts, usually causing more serious complications. If something on your car isn’t working the way it should, don’t let it escalate; get it fixed before a small problem becomes a bigger one.

Go easy

Go easy on your car. It’s a reliable and finely tuned machine, but pushing it to its limits constantly causes excessive wear. Don’t mash the throttle all the time, it’s hard on the engine and transmission. Brake in a slow and smooth fashion, to reduce wear on brake pads and stress on moving components. If you avoid driving hard, your car will have a far longer, healthier life.

This year, set a goal to take care of your vehicle. Come see us at City Auto Repair for all your maintenance and repair needs - our expert technicians are here to solve problems, and prevent them from happening in the first place. 



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At City Auto Repair in Gainesville, FL, we specialize in the complete maintenance and repair of all foreign and domestic vehicles for your family or business.  We are full service repair facilities utilizing the latest diagnostic equipment and computerized repair manuals to ensure your specific vehicle is maintained and repaired to the latest factory specifications. 

CALL (352) 377-0383 or CLICK HERE ONLINE to schedule your appointment.

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    City Auto Repair

    4488 NW 6th St.
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