Ensuring the safety of your family on the road is paramount, and your brakes play a crucial role in that. Visit either of our locations, where our experts will conduct a comprehensive brake inspection. Gain peace of mind knowing that your brakes are in top condition when you embark on your journey.
- DRIVETRAIN REPAIR
- ENGINE SERVICES
- FLUID EXCHANGE
- FUEL INJECTION
- HEADLIGHTS & BRAKE LIGHTS
- PREPURCHASE INSPECTION
- RADIATOR REPAIR & SERVICES
- STEERING & SUSPENSION
- TRANSMISSION SERVICES
- ELECTRICAL SERVICES
- FLEET SERVICES
The drivetrain, which is responsible for transferring power from a car’s engine to its wheels, is one of your vehicle’s most complex mechanisms. Regular differential maintenance can help you prevent wear, tear, and damage, extending the life of your drivetrain. Drivetrain damage can be a serious problem for your vehicle and if your drivetrain fails on the road, it could put you at serious risk.
Engine replacement is one of the most expensive repairs in the automotive industry. However, by following regular maintenance routines, you can typically prevent this costly issue and ensure the longevity of your engine. Unfortunately, many people ignore or even disable their vehicle’s check engine light, unaware that this oversight can lead to significant consequences. Ignoring warning signs during the initial stages of a problem can ultimately result in a complete vehicle shutdown. Don’t hesitate to request an appointment for our experts to diagnose any issues promptly.
Vehicles consist of various mechanical systems that depend on fluids for lubrication and cooling. To cater to these needs, we provide a range of Fluid Exchange services, such as transmission, radiator, coolant system, brake system, differential, and power steering. Visit us today, and our experienced mechanics will carry out the required fluid exchanges to ensure your safe and enjoyable journey.
If you experience sluggish acceleration or poor performance while driving, it could be a sign that your vehicle’s fuel system requires cleaning or a fuel injection service. A clogged fuel filter or system can negatively impact fuel efficiency and overall performance. Whether you need a fuel system cleaning, fuel filter replacement, or fuel injection service, you can rely on our skilled and knowledgeable technicians to effectively address the issue.
Whether your headlight has a crack and water has seeped in to fog up the lens, or your brake light has had an electrical issue causing it to short out, nothing is too difficult for our professional and experienced technicians. We want you safe on the road, so call us or stop by to have a bulb replacement or any other headlight or taillight repair that you might need.
Don’t leave your used car purchase to chance. It’s crucial to have a thorough understanding of the vehicle’s history before making a significant decision. Many dealerships provide services like Carfax reports to shed light on the vehicle’s background. However, it’s important to note that while these reports can reveal a vehicle’s history, they can’t definitively determine its safety for driving. Ensure your peace of mind by requesting a pre-purchase inspection today.
Your engine’s cooling system has three main functions including keeping the engine from overheating, keeping the engine’s temperature high enough to meet emission requirements and providing heat in the winter months. The cooling system has several parts including thermostat, water pump, electric cooling fan, radiator and hoses and it is important to maintain your vehicles cooling system to keep it working properly. We recommend a coolant flush once a year as well as an inspection for any signs of corrosion, fractures, or leaks to make sure the system works properly.
Your vehicle’s steering and suspension system play a crucial role in maintaining control while on the road. It bears the weight of your vehicle and ensures a safer, smoother ride by keeping your tires in contact with the road. It’s important to regularly inspect your steering and suspension system including the shocks and struts, at least once a year or more frequently based on your driving conditions. Be alert to common signs of steering or suspension issues, such as tire shaking, steering difficulties, vehicle pulling to one side, or continued bouncing after encountering bumps.
The speedometer in your vehicle serves two critical purposes: ensuring your safety and keeping you within the legal speed limit. It is crucial to have a functioning and accurate speedometer at all times. If you encounter any issues or have doubts about its accuracy, please contact or visit either of our locations for a thorough inspection, repair, or calibration service.
The transmission plays a vital role in ensuring a smooth transfer of engine power to the tires, enhancing driver control and safety. Without proper maintenance, your vehicle’s transmission can experience issues that significantly impact your driving experience. Signs of transmission problems include grinding noises, gear slipping, hard shifting, and other disruptive issues. It is recommended to have a transmission fluid exchange every 50,000 miles to maintain optimal performance.
To keep your transmission in good condition, consider the following tips: avoid shifting while the car is still in motion, refrain from riding the brakes excessively, and allow a few minutes for the engine to warm up before engaging gears. These practices contribute to the overall well-being of your transmission.
Your vehicle has intricated electrical systems that encompass various components such as the battery, lights, and alternator. If there are any faults or deviations outside the operating parameters, the system will log them and illuminate a warning light. When you see warning lights on your dashboard it is time to get your vehicle to the experts.
At Clay Dooley Tire & Auto, we understand the significance of avoiding any fleet downtime for your business. Our skilled technicians provide comprehensive services, maintenance, and repairs to ensure your peace of mind and enable you to concentrate on serving your customers. Our fleet management and maintenance services encompass a wide range of offerings, including but not limited to:
- Brake Repair and Maintenance
- Computer Diagnostics
- DOT Inspections
- Jump Starts
- Oil Changes
- Preventative Maintenance
- Tire Repair & Replacement
- Transmission Services
- Vehicle Maintenance Record & Budget
- Windshield Replacement