South Side Auto Care: Gainesville, Florida Auto Repair
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We Diagnose & Fix Problems The First Time

12 Month / 12,000 Mile Parts & Labor Warranty

Appointments Preferred, but Walk-Ins Always Welcomed!

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Fall and Spring Checkup in Gainesville

Your browser does not support the video tag. When I was a kid, my dad always made sure he took the cars in for Spring and Fall checkups. I was telling a friend that it's about time to get into South Side Auto Care for a checkup and he said that he read on the internet that modern cars don... Read More

Keep Your Gainesville Car Breathing Free: Engine Air Filter

Your browser does not support the video tag. Hey Gainesville - this is something really amazing: Your vehicle uses 12,000 times as much air as fuel when you drive it. All of that air has to be filtered to keep your engine clean.That's like 100 gallons (380 liters) of air every block! The... Read More

The Easy Way to Save Cash in Gainesville

Your browser does not support the video tag. The hottest Florida news story may be different every day, but there's one topic that seems to come up over and over again – the price of gas in Gainesville. If you feel like most of your paycheck goes into your gas tank, this post is for you.... Read More

Maintenance on My Mind

Ask any Gainesville man or woman if they've taken their vehicle in for preventive maintenance lately, and the answer may well be “no.” Surveys indicate that over 80% of vehicles on the road today are in need of some kind of repair or maintenance. Now, ask that same person why he hasn't taken his ... Read More

Hold the Oil! (Oil Pan Gasket Replacement)

You've likely heard how important oil is to your vehicle's engine. Did you know that there's one part that's responsible for holding that oil so you can use it every day? It's called the oil pan, and it sits at the bottom of the engine. The oil pan is a vital, though simple, part of your engine's... Read More

Keeping Your 'Old Faithful' Auto Running

At South Side Auto Care we've had a lot of Gainesville customers asking how they can make their vehicles last longer. These questions are actually a reflection of a trend that's been building for several years in Florida. The median age of personal vehicles is now over nine years. And 33 percent ... Read More

Why a Trip Inspection Is a Good Idea

Your browser does not support the video tag. At South Side Auto Care we get a lot of Gainesville drivers asking about vehicle trip preparation. That's a big deal. You could be driving through mountains and deserts in some pretty lonely areas around Florida, so it's important to know that... Read More

Training Received by Technicians in Gainesville, Florida

Your browser does not support the video tag. When your vehicle breaks down in the Gainesville, Florida, area, or just needs some routine service, it can make you a little nervous. Because your vehicle's so important to your life, you need to be back on the road as soon as possible — with... Read More

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Cabin Air Filter
Cooling System
Did You Know
Drive Train
Engine Air Filter
Exhaust
Fluids
Fuel System
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Monitoring System
Serpentine Belt
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