girl smelling vents

If you’ve owned a vehicle long, particularly one with a few miles on it, you have probably encountered a peculiar smell that grabbed your attention. Scents that you encounter while driving (emanating from your vehicle, not the horse farm down the road) are indicators of your vehicle's health and often the first warning that something may be wrong. Melvin's Auto & Truck Repair in St Augustine has assembled this list to prepare for you for the next time you smell something odd, so you’ll know what’s going on next time you notice a funny smell.

diesel pickup truck

We know how important a good exhaust setup is on a diesel truck. Whether you’re powered by a Cummins, a Duramax, a Powerstroke, or something else, your exhaust plays a major role in performance, engine sound, and even aesthetic. At Melvin's Auto & Truck Repair in St Augustine, FL, our professional mechanics have the equipment, knowledge, and ability necessary to get your exhaust in shape.

cv axle

You may have heard the term CV axle before in reference to your car but aren’t entirely sure what it means. Here’s your answer, from Melvin's Auto & Truck Repair in St Augustine, FL, as well as a guide to determining if yours need replacement.

shifter in car

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 Melvin's Auto & Truck Repair in St Augustine, 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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At Melvin's Auto & Truck Repair in St Augustine, FL, we know it isn’t always easy deciding what to do next when it comes to major engine repairs. Fortunately, that’s what we’re here for - to help you make the best decision for your situation.

hand over aircondition

At Melvin's Auto & Truck Repair in St Augustine, we know how important climate control is to your driving experience. Not only does a fully functional heat and AC system keep you warm in the winter, and cool in the summer, it is vital to defrosting windows and keeping the air in your car circulating.

vehicle with smoke coming out the back

No matter what type of fleet vehicles or commercial trucks you maintain, the fuel system on your diesel is an integral part of keeping you on the road. Gas systems are pretty simple - there’s basically just a pump that pushes gasoline to the injectors. Diesels are a bit more complicated.

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1625 Old Moultrie Rd
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