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Welcome to Ahrens Auto Inc,
your car service in Gainesville, FL!

If you’re looking for auto repair in Gainesville, FL, you’ve found us. Here at Ahrens Auto Inc we work hard to earn your trust and loyalty. We know how important it is to find a Gainesville car service you can rely on, so your satisfaction is our top priority each and every day.

Here at Ahrens Auto Inc we understand what makes customer service truly outstanding. You will feel the difference exceptional customer care makes when you work with us. We know auto repair in Gainesville offers you lots of choices, and we aim to provide the kind of caring customer service that will bring you back.

Our professional automotive service offers you years of combined expertise from our well-trained technicians. We treat our auto repair professionals well because we value their skill and can-do attitude. We know our team sets us apart, saving you time and money, not to mention worry. When it comes to auto repair in Gainesville, we are totally confident that Ahrens Auto Inc is the best option in town!

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About Ahrens Auto Inc Gainesville, FL

Ahrens Auto has been serving the Gainesville area since 1982. Don Ahrens learned his trade from (Ken Ahrens). He started working with his Dad at the young age of 12, yes 12. This was on weekends or after school. This knowledge was not only on how to fix a vehicle but included how to treat customers. Explaining the repairs so the customer new about why, and how it was to be done.

Joey Wilson also learned much of his trade from family at an early age. Don say’s Joey is one of the most knowledgeable employees he has ever had. His talents cover all lines of cars. Diagnosis is one the most important skills a shop needs and Joey’s knowledge is amazing, from electrical problems to reprogramming engine controls major mechanical problems.

New car maintenance is a large part of what Ahrens Auto does. The Magnasen Fergason law states that is illegal for dealership require or even imply that maintenance is done by the dealership. We can offer any service that is required by the manufacturer. In some cases, some services schedules are not timely enough to extend the life of the vehicle. When we see that there is a needed change we will tell what changes are recommended and why.

Stan Hackathorn our service writer is also knowledgeable about your vehicles. He worked in the parts business for several years. This greatly helps in sourcing the best parts for the job. His friendly demeanor and great organizational skills complete the package or customers to receive value and timely repairs.

Our mission statement is to exceed the customer’s expectations, by treating them like family and offer outstanding work that includes informed work.

Are you ready to experience the best Gainesville car service available? Please give us a call or make an appointment here.

The Absolute Best Car Service in Gainesville, FL

What sets Ahrens Auto Inc apart from all of the others in Gainesville, FL?

Trust: When it comes to auto repair in Gainesville, FL, it’s all about earning loyalty and trust by doing our very best every day. We are determined to earn and keep your trust.

Talent: At Ahrens Auto Inc, you can rest easy knowing that our highly-skilled, experienced auto service professionals are handling your car. Our technicians bring years of experience, skill, and education to the Gainesville auto repair table.

Time: We take the time we need to provide you with top quality car service in Gainesville, FL, and we take the time to talk to you about what that means. We listen to you so we understand your needs and goals for your auto repair.

Recently Serviced Vehicles

2016 Volkswagen Touareg

Volkswagen Touareg

Mileage
67,503
Service Date
2/3/2020
Services Performed
  • AIR CLEANER ELEMENT – Remove & Replace – Gas
 
ALEX W. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/20/2020

2013 Nissan Altima

Nissan Altima

Mileage
66,065
Service Date
2/17/2020
Services Performed
  • CHARGING SYSTEM – Check – All Applicable Models – [Includes: Check Battery, Regulator, Alternator Output and Starter Amperage Draw.]
 
PEGGY W. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/18/2020

2007 Honda Ridgeline

Honda Ridgeline

Mileage
239,352
Service Date
1/29/2020
Services Performed
  • TIMING BELT – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
 
MATT H. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/5/2020

2009 Pontiac G6

Pontiac G6

Mileage
140,383
Service Date
1/31/2020
Services Performed
  • Lubricate and check chassis. Change oil and oil filter. Check air filter and breather filter. Check all fluid levels and tire pressures. Preform basic safety inspection. Road test vehicle. NOTE: Customer supplied oil and filter for replacement.
  • TIMING CHAIN – Remove & Replace – In-Line4 – [Includes: Adjust Ignition timing.]
 
BRIAN S. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/3/2020

2007 Honda CR-V

Honda CR-V

Mileage
140,287
Service Date
1/24/2020
Services Performed
  • DISC ROTOR – Remove & Replace – Front,Both – [Includes: Replace Pads (if necessary). DOES NOT include refinishing.]
  • Remove and reinstall four wheels and rear brake drums to inspect brake condition. Inspect entire system for leaks. NOTE: All of the rear brake components are extremely rusty and both rear wheel bearing assemblies are noisy. Front brake rotors are warped and need to be replaced.
  • WHEEL BEARING – Remove & Replace – 4WD Rear, Both – Includes replacement of both rear wheel bearings, both rear brake rotors with pads and both rear brake calipers.
 
ALDO F. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/28/2020

2006 Infiniti G35

Infiniti G35

Mileage
165,323
Service Date
1/10/2020
Services Performed
  • FRONT DIFFERENTIAL FLUID – Drain & Fill
  • Lubricate and check chassis. Change oil and oil filter. Check air filter and breather filter. Check all fluid levels and tire pressures. Preform basic safety inspection. Road test vehicle.
  • NOTE: TPMS system shows that both rear TPMS sensor are not reading. These 2 sensor will need to be replaced before testing can be continued. Charges are for testing and diagnosis only.
  • NOTE: Air bag code shows to replaced drivers air bag assembly.
  • REAR DIFFERENTIAL FLUID – Drain & Fill
  • TRANSFER CASE FLUID – Drain & Fill
  • TRANSMISSION FLUID – Drain & Fill
 
DONNA E. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/28/2020

2011 Kia Sorento

Kia Sorento

Mileage
121,442
Service Date
1/10/2020
Services Performed
  • BATTERY – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models – [Includes: Test.]
  • INCLUDES CLEAN THE UPPER INTAKE SYSTEM, FUEL RAIL AND FUEL INJECTORS USING SEAFOAMS EXCLUSIVE "S" TOOL FUEL SYSTEM TOOL. REMOVES CARBON FROM INTAKE VALVES AND COMBUSTION CHAMBER IN GASOLINE ENGINES.
  • SPARK PLUGS – Remove & Replace – In-Line4 All
 
ROBERT W. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/22/2020

2009 Toyota Matrix

Toyota Matrix

Mileage
76,114
Service Date
1/9/2020
Services Performed
  • WHEEL BEARING – Remove & Replace – Front, Left Side – [DOES NOT include wheel alignment.]
 
JOHNNY M. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/21/2020

2011 Hyundai Santa Fe

Hyundai Santa Fe

Mileage
98,304
Service Date
1/14/2020
Services Performed
  • ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM – Diagnosis – All Applicable Models
  • Check all external lighting functions. Replace right side low beam headlamp bulb.
  • DISC ROTOR – Remove & Replace – Front,Both – [Includes: Repack Wheel Bearings (where applicable) and replace Pads (if necessary). DOES NOT include refinishing.]
  • Lubricate and check chassis. Change oil and oil filter. Check air filter and breather filter. Check all fluid levels and tire pressures. Preform basic safety inspection. Road test vehicle.
  • Remove, rotate and reinstall all four wheels, inspect brake condition. Inspect entire system for leaks. Lining remaining is: Front (less than 10 %) Rear (30-40%)
  • WHEEL HUB & ABS WHEEL SPEED SENSOR ASSEMBLY- Right Rear – Remove & Replace
 
ALLAN M. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/15/2020

2014 Toyota Sienna

Toyota Sienna

Mileage
85,447
Service Date
1/3/2020
Services Performed
  • AIR CLEANER ELEMENT – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
  • CABIN AIR FILTER – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
  • Lubricate and check chassis. Change oil and oil filter. Check air filter and breather filter. Check all fluid levels and tire pressures. Preform basic safety inspection. Road test vehicle.
 
CHAD R. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/4/2020

2006 Honda CR-V

Honda CR-V

Mileage
149,857
Service Date
11/25/2019
Services Performed
  • INCLUDES RETRIEVE CODES LODGED IN ON BOARD COMPUTER AND FLOW CHART TEST AS NEEDED. CODE P1009 = VVT stuck in advanced position, inspection showed that the engine oil was approximately 2 quarts low.
  • Lubricate and check chassis. Change oil and oil filter. Check air filter and breather filter. Check all fluid levels and tire pressures. Preform basic safety inspection. Road test vehicle.
 
AMY E. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/21/2019

2006 Volkswagen New Beetle

Volkswagen New Beetle

Mileage
88,272
Service Date
12/18/2019
Services Performed
  • Check for oil leaks, valve cover? Customer states there are oil drips underneath the vehicle.
  • VACUUM PUMP – Remove & Install or Remove & Replace – Gas,Automatic Trans Mechanical Pump – [Includes: R&I Transaxle Assembly.]
 
TOMMY T. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/19/2019