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Welcome to Gulf Auto Clinic.
We are a full service, automotive repair and maintenance shop serving the Bradenton area with 24 years of consistent and friendly service. We are a AAA Approved Auto Repair Facility, a NAPA Auto Care Center as well as an AC Delco Auto Repair Service Center and have just been awarded the 2018 Angie's List Super Service Award. We look forward to serving you.
Our Professionalism sets us apart from the rest. Visit us for a complete line of maintenance and repair needs, including quality NAPA auto parts.
At Gulf Auto Clinic, we know how busy you are and want to help keep your vehicle in top condition. We offer free service reminders--when it is time for maintenance, we remember for you!
We make your service experience hassle-free. We are happy to offer early bird and night-owl drop-box service and local shuttle service to your home or office.
Gulf Auto Clinic has been providing quality car care in Bradenton since 1995. We are a family owned business delivering honest and professional automotive repair and auto maintenance services. Our quality ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certified technicians employ todays latest automotive technology and are equipped to handle all major and minor repairs on domestic and import vehicles as well as scheduled maintenance services.
We are proud to be a certified Napa Auto Care Center, a AAA Approved Auto Repair Facility as well as an AC Delco Auto Repair Service Center. All repairs are backed by a 24 month/24,000 mile Nationwide Warranty. We are able to provide the benefits of an established national entity while maintaining the personal touch of a family owned business. We understand that your vehicle is a major investment, and that is why we care for each customers vehicle as if it were our own.
We understand that sometimes car repair can be stressful and we do everything possible to make our customers feel welcome, comfortable and satisfied with their service experience.
ASE (the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence) gives you the confidence you deserve when selecting who services your vehicle. At Gulf Auto Clinic, you never have to worry because all of our technicians and managers are certified by ASE, and Gulf Auto Clinic has earned the ASE Blue Seal of Excellence. This voluntary accreditation is just another way we display our dedication to our industry and our customers.
We are equipped with computerized scan tools to work on almost all vehicles. In most cases we are using the same diagnostic tools as the dealership that sold the car or truck. We are using the latest and most accurate information provided in the industry. These things combined with years of experience, make GULF AUTO CLINIC the best choice to work on your car or truck..
Oil and Oil Filter Service
Experts recommend changing the oil and oil filter in your vehicle every 3 months or 3,000 miles, which ever is first. It’s an essential way to maximize engine protection. Oil changes at 7,500 miles are usually too long an interval for most common driving conditions.
Cooling System Service
Flush cooling system, pressure test, check hoses, cap and check connection.
Air Conditioning Service
One of our trained Air Conditioning specialists will inspect your car’s air conditioner, all NC lines, evaporator and compressor for leaks and wear.
Remove old worn out gear oil from the front and rear differential and transfer case.
Fuel/Air Induction Cleanup
Using specialized equipment our technicians will quickly and effectively clean intake manifold, ports, intake valves, and combustion chamber. Install injector cleaning additive in tank. This service will restore lost power and performance and will reduce harmful exhaust emissions.
Power Steering Flush
Our technicians use a powerful cleaner to dissolve gum and varnish in your car’s power steering unit. Next, we will flush old, worn-out contaminated fluid and install fresh new fluid fortified with a special antioxidant and anti-wear ingredients to prevent expensive mechanical failure.
Using the latest in state-of –the-art technology, we will install a safe and effective cleaner to suspend harmful varnish and sludge from the transmission valve body, torque converter and lines. Install new high-tech fluid with conditioners.