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Diesel engines: the essentials

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When you think about diesel engines, you probably think about large trucks and machinery, and maybe a few oddball cars over the years.  But how long has diesel really been around, and why is it used the way it is today? City Auto Repair in Gainesville, FL has the answers you need to become more in-tune with your diesel truck and engine. 

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Time to Re-Tire? Explore All The Options

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There are multiple types of tires on the market for almost every car, truck, or SUV. The type of tire you want depends on a variety of factors, from climate to how you drive. Here’s a short rundown of common street tires that’ll suit your needs.

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Bad engine mounts, why is it a problem for you?

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Failed engine mounts are an irritating issue to live with causing your car or truck to vibrate and you don't know why. At City Auto Repair in Gainesville, FL, we can help, no matter what type of car, truck, or SUV you drive and it is an easy issue to detect on a test drive.

There are a few indicators your engine mounts need to be replaced. For one, you can do a visual inspection, if they’re accessible enough - if they looked cracked, smashed, or dry-rotted, it’s probably time for new ones.  If the engine visibly shakes while it’s running, engine mounts are also likely the culprit.  However, if you are like most drivers you simply get in and drive on down the road until something is different or a light comes on!   Then you call our shop for help!

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Simple Steps to Save Fleet Downtime - Tranmission!

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Our fleet truck customers do not need to spend valuable time in the shop with transmission issues due that could have been avoided by servicing their fleet vehicles based on their owner's manual recommendations!  Especially if it is simply changing a clogged filter, changing fluids or clutch issues!  Our transmission technicians here at City Auto Repair in Gainesville believe that service = saving high repair bills!   Therefore, we believe in a proactive approach!

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If it's hot, cool it down & avoid high repair costs! EASY!

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Repairs are costly and we all want to avoid them including our team here at City Auto Repair!  It's our job and we take it seriously.  Here, it is all about keeping your car or truck serviced and looking for problems "before" they happen to avoid those high repair costs and ensuring you avoid any breakdowns when it's hot outside or cold outside as either is a problem for our Gainesville drivers!  Nobody can forsee a flat tire or blowout due to running over a nail, but we can avoid some of the regular issues we see all the time such as....

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