Finished as promised, thank you!

Thank you so much for finishing the work on my car when you promised.  I really appreciate the time you spent to help me understand our options.  I finally feel like I’ve found a repair shop that really cares about doing the right thing.  You have earned a life-long customer.”  -  Tricia Menendez, Gainesville Florida

The Importance of Transmission Care

20151221 164232Why choose anyone else to do your transmission work? Terry’s Automotive and Qwik Lube offers a variety of professional auto services, including transmission service and repair. When you find yourself in need of transmission rebuilding or other services, you have to call Terry’s!

So how do you know if you have a problem with your transmission? One way to know that your transmission needs to be looked at is if you notice transmission slippage. This may feel like a change in gear while you are driving for no apparent reason. It could also feel like your car is struggling or underpowered. If you notice any of these, or if your car starts to make a whining noise, it’s time to have your transmission looked at!

You may also want to call Terry’s Automotive and Qwik Lube if you notice delayed engagement with your vehicle. After shifting out of park and in to drive, there should be a smooth transition. If there is a long pause after shifting out of park and your vehicle is not moving forward as it should, there could be a problem. Figure out the problem quickly and bring your vehicle into a trusted expert!

Call Terry’s Automotive for all of your auto repair needs!

Leaks and dashboard warning lights are other warnings that your transmission needs to be looked at. In the Gainesville, FL area, there is no better auto repair shop to call. Terry’s Automotive and Qwik Lube offers fast, friendly and affordable service! Call us today.

Drive Safer at Night

Driving after dark brings extra dangers. When you can't see far ahead, you have less time to react to an obstacle in the road, whether that's another car, a person, or an animal. But reduced visibility isn't the only concern.  There is so much else going on when you drive at night both inside and outside the vehicle.  Have you noticed that when your phone rings at night the glare is almost blinding for a moment?  It's much more distracting certainly.  With less traffic at night statistics still show that almost a third of traffic fatalities occur between 9 p.m. and 3 a.m. The worst times to be on the road are weekend nights, when a lot of people are partying.

Yes, we can do auto warranties & routine maintenance.

You do not have to use the dealer for repairs and maintenance to keep your warranty in effect! Source Consumer FTC.   If you own a car, you know how important it is to keep up with routine maintenance and repairs. But can a dealer refuse to honor the warranty that came with your new car if someone else does the routine maintenance or repairs?

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the nation's consumer protection agency, says no. In fact, it's illegal for a dealer to deny your warranty coverage simply because you had routine maintenance or repairs performed by someone else. Routine maintenance often includes oil changes, tire rotations, belt replacement, fluid checks and flushes, new brake pads, and inspections. Maintenance schedules vary by vehicle make, model and year; the best source of information about routine scheduled maintenance is your owner's manual.

Looks - Sounds - Feels Like Trouble? Bring it in!

Have you heard the phrase "If it looks, sounds, and feels like trouble it is"?  In the case of vehicle trouble, the more you know about your vehicle, the more likely you'll be able to head off repair problems. You can detect many common vehicle problems by using your senses: eyeballing the area around your vehicle, listening for strange noises, sensing a difference in the way your vehicle handles, or even noticing unusual odors. 

There is a list put together by the Federal Trade Commission on vehicle auto repair basics that we would like to share with you.

Terry's Automotive & Qwik Lube

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Gainesville, FL 32608

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