About Smitty's Auto Service

Family owned and operated since 1988, Smitty’s Auto Service in Gainesville, Florida provides a wide range of automotive repair services for foreign and domestic vehicles to keep your vehicle in excellent condition. We help you stay safe behind the wheel, avoid costly auto repairs down the road, extend the life of your car and preserve its value. We are a member of the Better Business Bureau, and our expert team is proud to offer every auto service you could ever need; scheduled maintenance, repairs, oil changes, major component replacement and more.

Ultimately, an auto shop is about more than just car service. It’s about service to you. When you come here you can rely on honest, fair work assessments and friendly service. You will receive no pushy, confusing or intimidating recommendation at Smitty’s Auto Service -- just honest, reliable auto service. Give us a call today to see what we can do for you.

Top Services

  • Air Conditioning Recharge
  • Alternator Replacement
  • Brake Pad and Rotor Replacement
  • Catalytic Converter Replacement
  • Scheduled Maintenance Service
  • Timing Chain Replacement
  • Transmission Fluid Services
  • Transmission Repair
  • Turbocharger Replacement
  • Water Pump Replacement

Top Vehicles Serviced

  • Acura
  • Audi
  • BMW
  • Honda
  • Hyundai
  • Jeep
  • Mazda
  • Mercedes-Benz
  • Nissan
  • Subaru
  • Toyota
  • Volkswagen


  • 12 mth/12K mi. warranty (whichever comes first) for parts & labor*

Services Offered

  • Air conditioning diagnosis
  • Air conditioning recharge
  • Alternator replacement
  • Axle shaft oil seal replacement
  • Battery replacement
  • Brake master cylinder
  • Brake pad replacement
  • Brake rotor Replacement
  • Brake shoe replacement
  • Brake system diagnosis
  • Catalytic Converter replacement
  • Check engine light diagnosis
  • Coolant system flush
  • Diagnose my vehicle
  • Drive belt replacement
  • Electrical system diagnosis
  • Engine mount replacement
  • Engine oil and filter change
  • Exhaust replacement
  • Fuel pump replacement
  • Fuel system repairs
  • HVAC blower motor
  • Hybrid battery replacement
  • Hybrid inverter assembly
  • Ignition system diagnosis
  • Minor/external transmission service
  • Muffler replacement
  • Oxygen sensor replacement
  • Radiator replacement
  • Serpentine / drive belt
  • Spark plug replacement
  • Starter replacement
  • Suspension ball joint
  • Timing Chain replacement
  • Timing belt replacement
  • Tire replacement
  • Tire rotation
  • Transmission diagnosis
  • Transmission repair
  • Turbocharger replacement
  • Valve body service
  • Water Pump replacement
  • Wheel alignment

Vehicles Serviced

  • Acura
  • Audi
  • BMW
  • Buick
  • Cadillac
  • Chevrolet
  • Chrysler
  • Dodge
  • FIAT
  • Ford
  • GMC
  • Honda
  • Hyundai
  • Infiniti
  • Isuzu
  • Jaguar
  • Jeep
  • Kia
  • Land Rover
  • Lexus
  • Lincoln
  • MINI
  • Mazda
  • Mercedes-Benz
  • Mercury
  • Mitsubishi
  • Nissan
  • Oldsmobile
  • Plymouth
  • Pontiac
  • Porsche
  • Ram
  • Saab
  • Saturn
  • Scion
  • Subaru
  • Suzuki
  • Toyota
  • Volkswagen
  • Volvo
  • smart


    • Early drop off
    • Shuttle service
    • Free wifi
    • Wait on site

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"I must say that I am very pleased with the service I had. I was back on the road in no time and I wasn’t taken advantage of like Pep Boys tried to do me. I would highly recommend Smitty’s Auto Service to anyone. Everyone is friendly, hardworking, & knowledgeable. I was even contacted the day of service to see how good my car rode because I’m not even from Gainesville. Thanks again for your services & I will be a returning customer if I have anymore trouble. God Bless!"
"My 02 VW Golf was misfiring pretty bad and I had no idea what was going on. Smitty’s recommended a tow company, diagnosed (correctly) the issue and fixed it in half a day. Car has been running good as new for over a week with no unexpected issues. Price was extremely reasonable. 10/10 would recommend."
"I had a problem with my car on the afternoon of Memorial Day weekend. The local dealer said, 'forget it', but my window was broken and would not close. I was also a stranger in town and didn't know any car service places. i called Smitty's and he told me to come over. He not only found the part, which wasn't easy because the car isn't exactly new, but they also installed it immediately, and I was on my way within two hours. On top of it all, they charged me less than the dealer would have. Thanks, Smitty."
"I love Smitty. I had a ‘96 Ford Ranger that he somehow kept running without it costing a ton. Now I bring my new car to him. I feel lucky to have found him."
"Best auto shop in town. Smitty does not BS...tells you how it is and does not try to up sell. He is very knowledgeable, passionate about his work, and always a pleasure to deal with. I will keep going back .."


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