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Vehicle Maintenance - MobiCare | Jacksonville, FL

Are oil changes getting more expensive?

oil being put into the car

At MobiCare in Jacksonville, Orlando, & Tampa, FL, it’s important to us that you see the value in the work we do. Over the course of the past decade, depending on what type of car, truck, or SUV you drive, it may seem like oil changes have gotten more expensive, and there’s a lot of differentiation in pricing at different locations. What’s going on?

Do I really need new oxygen sensors?

Oxygen Sensor

At MobiCare in Jacksonville, Orlando, & Tampa, FL, our goal is to keep your car, truck, or SUV reliable and in great shape. To us, it’s important that we’re paying attention to both your needs and the needs of your vehicle. When it comes to oxygen sensors, sometimes it seems a bit nebulous on what they actually do and why they’re important; we’re here to clear things up for you.

Is Your Diesel Engine on it's Way Out?

Smoke coming out of muffler

Diesel engines are known for their durability, but even the best engine has to be replaced every once in a while. At MobiCare in Jacksonville, Orlando, & Tampa, FL, we want you to be aware of signs that your engine is about to call it quits.

Keeping Your Emissions System in Check

cars in the city

Your emissions system is more important than you might realize. Even if emissions testing isn’t required in your area, there are multiple reasons to keep your emissions system in good working order. Here’s why, from MobiCare in Jacksonville, Orlando, & Tampa, FL.

Looks Like A Problem? YES!

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.

New Transmission or New Car - Exploring ALL The Options

Transmission

So, you’ve determined your transmission is bad. What next? MobiCare in Jacksonville, Orlando, & Tampa, FL is here to help.

There are a few things to consider when your transmission goes out. You might feel inclined to just get a new car...but should you? Here are some factors to think about.

Take care of it or high repair bills? Which do you prefer?

Oil gunked up on an engine.

We see this with our fleet customers, our regular Jacksonville, Orlando, & Tampa 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!

Time to Re-Tire? Explore All The Options

Pile of tires

There are multiple types of tires on the market for almost every car, truck, or SUV. The type of tire you want depends on a variety of factors, from climate to how you drive. Here’s a short rundown of common street tires that’ll suit your needs.

Transmissions - the key to better fuel economy

automatic transmission

There have been a lot of technological advancements, and breakthroughs in efficiency to make modern cars, trucks, and SUVs so much more fuel-efficient than their counterparts. While engine design certainly plays a huge role, automatic transmissions have come a long way as well, contributing greatly to the gas mileage of your vehicle. From MobiCare in Jacksonville, Orlando, & Tampa, FL, here are some ways transmissions have changed to meet the demands of fuel efficiency.

Warning - Your Transmission May Be Failing

Transmission

At MobiCare in Jacksonville, Orlando, & Tampa, FL, we know that transmissions are witchcraft to most people. More often than not, if major damage has occurred, it’s a lot more time and cost effective to just replace the entire unit and get a fresh start. Here’s what to look out for, from MobiCare in Jacksonville, Orlando, & Tampa, FL.

What To Do When Your Exhaust System is Exhausted

exhaust coming from a muffler of a truck on the road

Whether you drive a Duramax, Cummins, or Powerstroke diesel pickup, you have an exhaust system that is prone to failure. When you have a leak that needs attention, MobiCare in Jacksonville, Orlando, & Tampa, FL can help.

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