Mechanic - Holmes Auto Repair | Fort Walton Beach, FL

ECU problems and reprogramming

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If you drive a performance or luxury vehicle made by manufacturers like BMW, Mercedes, Subaru, Land Rover, Porsche, etc., you’re probably no stranger to state of the art electronics, sensors, and control systems. At Holmes Auto Repair, our technicians have the right knowledge, ability, and equipment necessary to keep your car or SUV in top-notch condition.

Flat tire? Here’s what to do

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If you spend much time on the road, you’ll eventually encounter a flat tire on your vehicle. At Holmes Auto Repair in Fort Walton Beach, FL we want to prepare you for what you should do next.

How Do I Fix My Manual Transmission Problem?

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Manual transmissions are generally more reliable than automatic transmissions. They don’t have as many parts, aren’t as complex, and can take a lot more abuse. However, if an issue is allowed to persist, more and more damage to surrounding components on your manual transmission will occur. Holmes Auto Repair in Fort Walton Beach, FL can help you take care of your car as soon as you notice a problem.

How Do You Maintain Your Turbocharger?

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The turbo on your diesel pickup truck is a precision-engineered component. As a result, proper maintenance is essential to keep it going strong, and Holmes Auto Repair in Fort Walton Beach, FL is the place to do that. At tens or even hundreds of thousands of RPM, keeping everything in good shape is absolutely necessary. Fortunately, turbos don't really require any special maintenance - they just make the maintenance you do all the more important.

Is it time to replace your engine?

At Holmes Auto Repair in Fort Walton Beach, FL, we know it isn’t always easy deciding what to do next when it comes to major engine repairs. Fortunately, that’s what we’re here for - to help you make the best decision for your situation.

The Manual Transmission - What’s it Made of?

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Manual transmissions aren’t necessarily simple, but they’re much easier to understand in concept than their automatic counterparts. You’re probably aware there are gears in manual transmissions - but there’s a little more to it than that. Here are some of the major components you’ll find in a manual transmission.

What To Do When Your Brakes Break

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Your pickup truck is heavy and hard working, whether it’s a Chevy, Ford, or Dodge. If you add towing to the mix, it’s even heavier and has to work harder. Your brakes are one of the most wear and tear prone systems on your diesel pickup, but at Holmes Auto Repair in Fort Walton Beach, FL, we can help you keep yours in good shape.

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Holmes Auto Repair

location small 15 Robinwood Dr SW
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548

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Shop Phone: (850) 243-1311
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