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Is "Remanufactured" Worth It?

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What does “remanufactured” mean, and is it something you want? At Dave Mays Automotive in Gainesville, FL, we strive for great service and a job well done. Part of that is equipping you with the knowledge you need to understand what’s going on when a repair is necessary on your car, truck or SUV. “Remanufactured” is a word that you’ll encounter in the automotive world. Many people perceive that to mean “used”, but that isn’t the case - here’s what you need to know.

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What’s That Slipping Feeling?

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Transmission malfunctions are sometimes hard to pin down and might even go unnoticed. A transmission slip can manifest itself in a lot of different ways because there’s not a universal or consistent way to describe it. The trained technicians at Dave Mays Automotive in Gainesville, FL can help diagnose your problem. The more details you can provide, the quicker we can help. Since it will vary based on the vehicle, how bad the issue is, and what components are at fault, here are some symptoms to look for in your SUV.

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Take Care of Your Tires So They'll Take Care of You

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There are a few things that matter when mounting new tires on your truck or commercial vehicle. First, you want it done right. Second, you want it done fast. For both, Dave Mays Automotive in Gainesville, FL has you covered. We've been trained to do it right the first time and make sure you're satisfied.

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Should You be Running an Auxiliary Oil Cooler?

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If you’re running a truck (or trucks) without an auxiliary oil cooler, it may be something you want to consider. Here’s some information on auxiliary oil coolers, what they are, and why they’re a great upgrade, from Dave Mays Automotive in Gainesville, FL.

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Your engine has trouble starting - is the starter bad?

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When a vehicle has trouble starting, many people initially blame the starter. What is the starter, and how do you know if yours has called it quits? At Dave Mays Automotive in Gainesville, FL, we want to keep you informed and telling you what to look for will prevent further damage when issues arise. The starter is essentially just an electric motor; a gear at the end of that electric motor engages the flywheel, which turns the engine over, allowing it to start. How do you know if yours is failing?

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Time For Tires, But How Do You Decide?

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There are multiple types of tires on the market for almost every car, truck, or SUV. Once you decide it's time to replace your tires, the choice can be overwhelming. The type of tire you want depends on a variety of factors, from climate to how you drive. At Dave Mays Automotive in Gainesville, FL, our technicians have been trained to help you make that choice. Here’s a short rundown of common street tires that will suit your needs.

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