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  • Smitty's Automotive Service

  • 5 out of 5 stars 12 Reviews
  • 2920 NE 19th Dr # 8, Gainesville, FL 32609, us
  • (352) 373-3060
  • Smitty spent nearly a decade working as an Auto Technician for the, then local, VW Dealership before deciding to open his own auto repair service. He opened his shop with just one lift, a couple of floor jacks, and his regular hand tools. He was his own lead technician, parts buyer, and customer service representative. He attributes his success to his eagerness to succeed, his focus on satisfying customers, and the assistance of a very dear friend, Ms. Hannelore Callahan who handled company paperwork three days a week so Smitty could concentrate on running the shop. His daughter Surinda, who was only 12 years old at the time, lent a helping hand during summer breaks, assisting with parts ordering and other office duties and now is the head honcho of the family business. It didn't take long for this dynamic trio to get Smitty's Auto Service driving toward the highway of success. Now, 25 years later, Smitty's is still going strong.

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They are always honest (5.00)Wrenchs
They are competent (5.00)Wrenchs
Their repair price is reasonable (5.00)Wrenchs
They complete the work in a timely manner (4.91)Wrenchs
They respond well when they screw something up (4.67)Wrenchs
They take the time to explain the problems and necessary repairs (4.80)Wrenchs
They treat male and female customers in the same manner (5.00)Wrenchs
I would use this mechanic again (N/A)
I would recommend this mechanic to others (N/A)

Other facts you may want to know

They fix the problem the first time (4.89)Wrenchs
The shop is located in a safe neighborhood (4.00)Wrenchs
The hours of operation are convenient for customers (4.82)Wrenchs
They are near public transportation (or provide loaners, shuttle bus, rides as needed) (4.29)Wrenchs
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