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    Welcome to Seminole Auto VIP Repair

    We are proud to be a locally owned and operated auto repair shop in Tallahassee, Florida. Since the day we opened our business in 2009 we have worked each and everyday to meet three goals: 1. Provide Unparalled Service When you enter our repair shop you will be treated kindly, we will keep you informed…
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    Meet the Seminole Auto Repair Team

    Seminole Auto Repair is made up of 3 full-time experienced technicians who posses the skills and know-how to handle all of your vehicle maintenance and repair needs. We specialize in diagnosing and repairing foreign and domestic vehicles of any size or model, including commercial fleets. From brakes to air conditioning systems to oil changes, don’t…
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Jul
17

Four Tire Tips You May Not Have Known

Did you know that there are more to tires than tread? We always think that if the tread looks OK on our tires then they are OK. This blog post may change your mind! 1. How to Tell the Age of Your Tires  Did you know that the numbers and letters on the side of…
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Jul
10

Braking with ABS and without ABS

This is a question that came up in our shop this past week: How is braking different with ABS versus without ABS? First, ABS stands for “Antilock Brake System.” Most newer model cars have ABS but it is still good to know the difference. Braking with ABS Stomp on the brake pedal as hard as…
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Jul
03

4 Car Tips for Your Summertime Travels

The summertime is all about fun with friends and family…and road trips! We want to help you and your family stay safe in your summer travels – whether you are heading to the coast or across town for a grill out these 4 basic tips will help you avoid car issues! Get an Oil Change…
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Jun
26

2 Common Driving Emergencies and How to Survive Them Safely

Have you ever been driving on the highway and had a tire blow out or slip onto the right of the shoulder? Hopefully you never do find yourself in one of those situations but just in case  - here are tips for handling your vehicle. Two tires running off the road. When you are driving…
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Jun
19

5 Tips for Sharing the Road with Truckers

Did you know that big rig trucks carry nearly 30 percent of all the cargo shipped in the United States? That means on your summer road trip you are going to find yourself sharing the road with these massive tractor-trailers on the interstate and on highways. Here are 5 tips for staying safe and avoiding…
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Jun
12

What Does a Check Engine Light Really Mean?

When you see your check engine light come on do you instantly fill with fear? Or do you ignore it and decide to keep driving until the car won’t move any further? Well, we are here to help you understand what the engine light is really telling you and how simple it can be to…
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Jun
05

3 Common Questions About an Oil Change

There are 3 pretty common questions about oil changes that we are asked on a regular basis.  Here are the basic answers – feel free to stop by our Tallahassee auto repair shop anytime to ask questions one on one with our mechanics! 1.  What is an Oil Change? This is by far the most…
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Sep
13

Cooler Weather Maintenance

There have a been a few cool nights already and we can’t wait for the fall and winter weather to stay! While Tallahassee doesn’t experience freezing temperatures very often, it is still best to get your car prepared for the cooler months. Here is a great checklist for the cooler weather: Check your antifreeze Check…
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Jul
13

Free Oil Change Winner!

Each month we thank our Facebook Fans and Twitter followers by randomly choosing 1 lucky winner to receive a FREE oil change! Make sure to “Like” us and “Follow” us – not only do we share great information about keeping your car running like it was brand new, you could be our winner next month!…
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Jul
05

Tallahassee Auto Tip: Don’t Idle!

Do you run errands and find yourself sitting in the car with the A/C on and the engine idling? Do you wait for your kids after school or activities with the A/C on and the car idling? Did you know that costs about a gallon for just 30 minutes of idling? That can add up…
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