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Truck Driving - Safety Tips

At Dave Mays Automotive in Gainesville, we understand how important safety is in the world of truck driving. The stakes are higher in a big truck; potential for damage is obviously far greater, to you, your cargo, and other people on the road. Here are some easy tips that go a long way.

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Honest Auto Repair

Many people are under the impression that honest auto repair doesn’t exist. Nearly everyone has a horror story of shady mechanic practices, overcharging, or poor repair. We at Dave Mays Automotive in Gainesville would like you to know what our customers already do; quality, honest car repair isn’t impossible to find. Our technicians strive to provide you with the best customer service on the market, and by combining their specialized knowledge and ability, always ensure that your vehicle is getting the quality repair it needs to stay on the road. We know that honesty is good for business, and we guarantee that if you bring your car to us for your repair and maintenance needs, you’ll bring it back every time. Our mechanics are standing by for your car, truck, or SUV - whether you need a simple oil change, or an entire transmission replaced, we’re ready for it. Let us show you what we can do.  

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How to change a tire

With AAA, roadside assistance, and the decreasing ability of people to fix and maintain their own cars, there are a lot of people on the road today who don’t know how to change a tire. Removing your wheel and replacing it with your spare may seem like a daunting task, but with this guide from Dave Mays Automotive in Gainesville you’ll have the knowledge you need when you find yourself in a bind.

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Benefits to cleaning or replacing your headlight assemblies

In the old days, when your headlight burned out you just replaced the entire thing with a new glass bulb. Modern headlights are plastic assemblies, with a bulb inserted through the back. What this means, is that the plastic lens that light shines through never gets replaced, and eventually will begin to oxidize and deteriorate due to time, weather, and heat from your bulb. Today you will learn when it’s time to fix or replace your headlight assemblies, what options you have in doing so, and what the benefits are.

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Where did the Ford Mustang get its name?

The Ford Mustang is an American icon - it’s been in production since 1964 and is the only “pony car” that has maintained uninterrupted production for so many years. Though the Mustang has undergone numerous changes over the last 5 decades, it has always stayed true to its original concept; a relatively small, reliable, inexpensive sports car for the masses. With such a track record, and a list of designs which (mostly) always maintained a successful reputation and high sales numbers, it’s easy to see why the Mustang is one of the most recognized and well-loved cars in history.

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Very happy to have found Dave Mays Automotive!

Very happy to have found Dave Mays. I have been through different mechanics with my Subaru and it's been a frustrating experience. I feel the search ends here. I appreciated Dan's knowledge and easy, yet professional manner. Thanks!! - Molly B. (5 star review on DemandForce)

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