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A Tire For All Seasons Can Be Overwhelming

Winter/Summer tires

To some drivers, picking out the right tire is just as important – and just as much fun – as finding the right shoes is to a runner. For many people, they have found that shopping for tires is overwhelming because there are just so many choices. AT Dave Mays Automotive IN Gainesville, FL, our technicians are ready to help you make that decision.

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Tips for Better Gas Mileage

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On average, today’s vehicles get better gas mileage than ever. There are still ways to get the most out of the fuel that you put into your tank. Here are the factors that affect gas mileage, and what you can do to maximize yours, from Dave Mays Automotive in Gainesville, FL.

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What's My Transmission Made Of?

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Automatic transmissions aren’t well understood outside of specialists like our technicians here at Dave Mays Automotive in Gainesville, FL. While it would be impossible to teach you enough to make you a transmission expert in a quick article, what we can do is give you the fundamental knowledge you need to have a good idea of what your transmission is doing and how it works. Being able to understand how your transmission works will help you identify any problems that may arise to prevent further wear and tear on your vehicle. 

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When and Why Your Vehicle Needs a Tune-up

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Tune-ups are an important and frequently neglected aspect of automotive care. Most drivers don’t really consider the mechanical condition of their car, so long as nothing is wrong with it. However, if a vehicle is tuned-up and maintained correctly, many mechanical failures (and expenses) will be avoided altogether. So whne is the right time to get a tune-up?

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Maintenance Tips for Your Turbocharger

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The turbo on your diesel pickup is a precision engineered component. As a result, proper maintenance is essential to keeping it going strong. At tens or even hundreds of thousands of RPM, keeping everything in good shape is absolutely necessary. Fortunately, turbos don’t really require any special maintenance - they just make the maintenance you do all the more important.

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Flat tire? Here’s what to do

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If you spend much time on the road, you’ll eventually encounter a flat tire on your vehicle. At Dave Mays Automotive in Gainesville, FL we want to prepare you for what you should do next.

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