Synthetic Oil: What You Should Know

If you’ve ever brought your vehicle to Dave’s Auto Repair in Sarasota to get your oil changed, then you’ve probably heard the topic of synthetic oil get brought up. While the cost is slightly higher than conventional motor oil, opting for synthetic has many advantages for the longevity and performance of your automobile. If you’ve … Read more

Get Your Ram Serviced at Dave’s Auto Repair

While they’ve since separated themselves from Dodge, Ram trucks remain the ultimate symbol of independence. Offering consumers finely finished cabins that offer the comfort and amenities usually reserved for a luxury sedan, and out towing and performing rivals such as Ford and Chevrolet. A Ram truck is an investment, and in order for you to … Read more

Your Car May Be Due for an Oil Change

Check the Oil Although it is usually recommended that drivers check the oil around once a month, it is best to refer to your owner’s manual. Keep in mind that oil should always be brown or black in color. If the oil looks light, cloudy, or you see particles within, it is crucial that you … Read more

Service Your Ford With Dave’s Auto

With proper care, your Ford vehicle can bring you many cherished years and seemingly endless miles of enjoyment. Dave’s Auto Repair provides a general timeline below regarding recommended maintenance scheduling. Keep in mind that extreme temperatures on either end of the spectrum, individual driving habits, and hauling heavy cargo play their parts in affecting the … Read more

How Often Should You Get Your Car Serviced

Life has been slowly getting back to normal after the pandemic which means back to a hectic schedule. With all that we need to accomplish in our daily routines, car maintenance can end up taking a back seat. Getting your car a check-up is always important to prevent further damage and expensive repairs. Here are … Read more

A/C Repair For Your Vehicle

Driving comfortably in your car is a necessity for all types of weather. The warmer months are quickly approaching so you’ll want to make sure your vehicle’s air conditioning system is working properly. This system can, unfortunately, become easily damaged due to being used frequently or your car’s age. Let’s take a look at some … Read more

What Is a Timing Belt

Were you aware that a broken timing belt signifies terrible news for a vehicle’s engine? Many people don’t know that a broken timing belt is potentially hazardous for a car. Additionally, some might not know precisely what a timing belt is. This simple and often overlooked vehicle component serves an incredibly valuable purpose.  Your engine … Read more

How To Know You Need An Alignment

Here’s an interesting bit of trivia for you; human being spends an average of 101 minutes of their day in traffic. Which means, unless you’re VERY talented with your knees, you’ll be spending more of that time gripping a steering wheel. If something was wrong with your wheel, would you be able to tell? Logic … Read more

Maintenance Tips for Your Toyota

You never want to let your fine Toyota vehicle experience disrepair for want of basic maintenance. Dave’s Auto Repair can’t recommend knowing the fundamentals of car care enough. It’s your opportunity to make sure your Toyota lasts as long as possible, and that you get the most out of your important automotive investment.

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