Engine oil is what lubricates a car's engine, allowing it to run smoothly and last longer. Car owners must maintain a car's engine by changing the oil and using the oil appropriate for their cars make and model. Every car comes with a “check oil” light and an oil filler under the hood. These components allow car owners to monitor their oil levels and add oil as needed, without having to hire a mechanic.
Brakes are pretty much the most important safety device on your car. If you’ve ever partially lost your brakes in the past, you’ll agree that it’s not something you want to experience again. Inspecting your brakes twice a year for wear and damage can protect you and your passengers. Additionally, it will also help save you money by catching any damage before it becomes too costly.
The great thing about today's technology and a shop as big as ours is that we can work on everything! Our alignment pit is the only one in the area big enough to work on the large diesel trucks and then there are beauties like this.
Melvin's Repair has been a family owned and operated shop in St Augustine Florida since 1926 and our team have a combined total of over 140 years of professional automotive and truck repair experience. We have technicians with factory training from G.M., Ford, and are all A.S.E. Certified master technicians using the latest diagnostic equipment. We have stayed in business by keeping our training current and by good old fashioned customer service! We believe in treating each vehicle like it's ours. Keeping our pricing fair and enjoying each day!
According to recent studies, 5 percent of all motor vehicle fatalities are clearly caused by automobile maintenance neglect.
The cooling system should be completely flushed and refilled about every 24 months. The level, condition, and concentration of coolant should be checked. (A 50/50 mix of anti-freeze and water is usually recommended.)