Local & Family-Owned Service

Serving greater Gainesville since 1981, Carrsmith is a family-owned local business that takes pride in being our customers local dealership alternative. Our team knows what is required to offer dependable automotive service & repairs at fair prices and always with a smile on our faces. Our customers are treated like family and our goal is to keep them driving safely in Gainesville.

Local & Family-Owned Service

Serving greater Gainesville since 1981, Carrsmith is a family-owned local business that takes pride in being our customers local dealership alternative. Our team knows what is required to offer dependable automotive service & repairs at fair prices and always with a smile on our faces. Our customers are treated like family and our goal is to keep them driving safely in Gainesville.

Nationwide Warranty

Carrsmith, a AAA Approved auto repair shop in Gainesville, provides customers with an industry-leading 24K Mile / 24 Month warranty for their vehicles repaired at our service center. The ability to warranty our work gives us great satisfaction in knowing that from coast to coast our customers have peace of mind and know their cars and trucks are protected across America when leaving the Gainesville area.

Gainesville FL Auto Repair & Service

Our clients agree that maintaining their vehicle’s overall health is in their own best interest and saves money in the long run. It is understood that when cars are well taken care of they last longer, provide a better return on initial investment, and are far more economical to operate day-to-day in the long run than poorly maintained vehicles. Our data shows us that when our customers keep their vehicles in tip-top shape, along with exceptional reliability, their monthly cost of use is far less than any other practical means of transportation. We have been saving money for our customers in Gainesville, and surrounding Alachua, Marion, Levy, Gilchrist, Columbia, Union, Bradford, Clay, and Putnam Counties through a wholistic approach to service and repair of all automotive systems, including hybrid vehicle systems, automatic and manual transmissions, differentials, advanced electrical diagnostics, controller area network (CAN) services, and module programming. Serving the Gainesville area since 1981. Family-owned and operated, our team of technicians are automotive specialists striving to serve our customers in Gainesville with honesty, expertise, and unequaled work ethics. These are the qualities that make ours the best auto repair shop in Gainesville. From day one, our goal has been to build our company on a foundation of transparency, truth and honesty. We know that it is only through the grace of our customers that we have grown to the position we find ourselves in today; Gainesville's most trusted automotive service facility. When one finds an automotive service center they can trust with the ability to keep them informed regarding their vehicle that repair shop becomes an asset to a vehicle's overall performance. Additionally, having a great mechanic like those employed at Carrsmith will help prevent the needless inconvenience and expense of unexpected breakdowns and repairs. At Carrsmith we develop individualized maintenance and repair plans for our clients' vehicles that both adhere to manufacturer's recommended service schedules and conform to our clients' individual driving habits in order to achieve the long term goal of reducing the overall monthly cost of ownership.

Conveniently located near UF Health Shands, the Malcolm Randall VA Hospital, and the University of Florida, Carrsmith is a full-service automotive service facility that, in addition to advanced diagnostic services, module coding and programming, performs factory scheduled maintenance, oil changes, wheel alignments featuring the latest Hunter Engineering wheel alignment equipment, tire rotations, brake inspections, suspension repair, car batteries, and in-house automatic and manual transmission rebuilding services. With decades of cumulative automotive service experience, Carrsmith is proud to be the ideal alternative to having a car repaired at a local dealership on Gainesville. We stand behind our work with a warranty that is honored across the entire United States should there ever be a problem with a vehicle after being serviced at our repair shop.

Since 1981 Carrsmith has been helping owners of European vehicles including Audi, BMW, Jaguar, Land Rover, Mercedes, Mini Cooper, Porsche, Volvo, and Volkswagen by providing the right tools, equipment, and experience to offer the next level of vehicle service and performance excellence.

TESTIMONIALS
Carrsmith has the latest diagnostic software for Jaguars along with highly knowledgeable techs so I trust them over many Jaguar dealers. Their commitment to excellent customer service is top notch.
Henderson
Fanning Springs FL
Cheerful, polite, professional hybrid service.
Steven Reed
Gainesville FL
Carrsmith is extremely professional & friendly! It's nice to find a shop that can be trusted to analyze a problem and not take you completely for a bad ride.
Marna Weston
Gainesville FL
Knowledgeable, friendly and they were willing to take the time to explain what they are doing on my Volvo, and why. I would recommend that you check them out!
Alan Bernard
Gainesville FL
Excellent and detailed service on my Porsche!
Clay P.
Gainesville FL
Service is always done with attention to detail. Inspections are great, and the front office people are warm and friendly
Karen Beigel
Gainesville FL
Carrsmith did a great job diagnosing of problems with my Infiniti G35. They were reasonably priced and very courteous. I would recommend them highly. Bill Brehm
Bill Brehm
Safety harbor FL
Very professional and top notch service done to fix my Lexus at a very reasonable price!
William Haber
Gainesville FL
I was lucky enough have my car brake down, yes lucky! Just a mile from their shop. Just before the hurricane. They got my car fix the next day! Had good time with staff and owner! Great service and people.
Michael Judkins
West palm beach FL
Professional reliable affordable friendly - best BMW repair in town!
Astrid Grosche
Gainesville FL
Special Offers & Savings

Carrsmith invites those interested in saving on various automotive repairs our auto repair shop offers to check out the special offers provided below.

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Carrsmith
Carrsmith 3711 SW 42nd Avenue Gainesville FL
  • 3711 SW 42nd Ave
    Gainesville FL
    32608
  • Weekdays:
    7:30 AM to 6 PM
    Saturday
    9 AM to 4 PM
    * Holiday Closures: 9/6/21, 11/25/21, 12/25/21, 1/1/22, 1/17/22, 5/30/22, 6/20/22, 7/4/22, 9/5/22, 11/24/22, 12/26/22
  • 352 378 7830
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