Oil gunked up on an engine.

We see this with our fleet customers, our regular St Augustine car pool drivers and our diesel truck drivers so it isn't just one type of driver that ends up with a nightmare on their hands costing thousands of dollars to repair, asking about the costs of a JASPER replacement engine!  The fact is your driving habits and maintenance habits can easily avoid this issue!  6 EASY STEPS - Service, Tires, Don't Ignore Service Engine Lights, Keep it Clean & Stop Driving Crazy!

exhaust on a vehicle

Exhaust issues are extremely common, no matter what type of car, truck, or SUV you drive. At Melvin's Auto & Truck Repair in St Augustine, FL, we can get your exhaust back in shape in no time.

Exhaust issues tend to be neglected, and we get that; there are just other parts of your vehicle that you'd rather focus on. Besides a clogged catalytic converter, there isn’t much risk of damage from a bad exhaust system - it negatively affects your gas mileage, and the sound is annoying, but other than that, it’s an issue many people learn to live with. 

Transmission Cut to show you the inside of it

Nothing works if your transmission doesn't work!  Simply put you are going nowhere without it and it is the one thing that both car and truck drivers alike never think twice about until it really acts up or they have no power or simply don't move forward.  Most of us have a newer car or truck with an automatic transmission in it vs. a standard transmission so do not notice that it is slipping gears until the problem is really serious so the question is how do you get the most out of your transmission?  The obvious answer is to take care of your transmission with scheduled service per your owner's manual recommendation but we have put together a simple checklist for our St Augustine drivers to help them become "transmission aware" as it were.

Lady with car hood up - steam rising

Sometimes it is EASY to see if your car or truck needs to come into our shop for professional repairs! 
1.  You see steam rising from the engine!
2.  The Check Engine Light is on!
3.  The engine starts, but there is an odor that is not right.
4.  You hear grinding or thumping noises.

Above and beyond! First time here, and I just needed an inspection. They were thorough and walked me through it! Highly recommend. Thank you to all who work there! - Laura B. (5 star review on Google)

Alvin Depew
Customer Review
★★★★★
Robert and his expert staff were great. They all were very friendly and accommodating, and stay a little late on a Friday night to get us back on the road in our RV. I'm sure Melvin would have been very proud of the way we were treated. Thanks and keep up the good work. Alvin Depew 1/8/20

The staff at Melvin's are very professional and very helpful. I would highly recommend this business to anyone who may have car troubles. - Darrin B. (5 star review on Google)

The best mechanics and the sweetest office staff in SJC. - Michele E. (recommended on Facebook)

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Melvin's Auto & Truck Repair

1625 Old Moultrie Rd
St Augustine, FL 32084
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Weekends: CLOSED

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