Frequently Asked Service Questions 


Q: Do I need an appointment to get an oil change?

A: Yes, give us a call 786-393-6496 or schedule a service appointment online!

Q: Do you service all makes and models?

A: Yes, our service technicians are qualified to perform maintenance and repairs on all vehicle makes and models!

Q: Do you have a collision center?

A: Yes, we have a collision center! Visit us today and let our team get you back on the road or schedule an appointment online!

Q: Can I get my transmission repaired here?

A: Yes, we offer transmission repairs! 

Q: How often should I have my tires rotated? 

A: Generally, tire rotations are recommended every 3,000 miles to 6,000 miles. In many cases, a car will be due for a tire rotation and oil change at the same time, so many drivers have both services completed in a single appointment. Contact our service department to schedule a tire rotation today! 

Q: Why is my check engine light on?

A: Your check engine light could be on for several reasons from a loose fuel cap to a major engine failure, so it's important to have your vehicle serviced as soon as possible. Contact our team to see how we can help you! 

Q: Do you only service Ford vehicles? 

A: At Gus Machado Ford, we service all makes and models. 

Q: How often should I get my Ford serviced?

A: We recommend you get your Ford serviced every 10,000 miles, or every 12 months, whichever comes first!

Q: How often should I get an oil change? 

A: You should get your oil changed every 7,500 miles or every six months, whichever comes first!

Q: Why should I service my vehicle at a dealership?

A: When you service your vehicle at a dealership it'll be taken care of by a factory-trained technician who knows their way around your vehicle's specific make and model. It is also the best way to ensure that your vehicle will receive genuine OEM parts! Plus, if you have a warranty on your car, the service will be covered! Call our service center to learn more and book your appointment today.

Q: How often should I check my tire pressure? 

A: With most new vehicles drivers can check the tire pressure on their dashboard but if you own an older vehicle it's recommended to check your tires once a month. If you're looking for a quality set of tires, a tire rotation or any other tire service, please contact our service department. 

Q: What does it mean to be service certified?

A: It means our technicians have gone through standardized programs with education, practical experience, and in-shop experience that meets the standards for certification.

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  • Monday 7am-7pm
  • Tuesday 7am-7pm
  • Wednesday 7am-7pm
  • Thursday 7am-7pm
  • Friday 7am-7pm
  • Saturday 7am-4pm
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Tuesday 9am-9pm
  • Wednesday 9am-9pm
  • Thursday 9am-9pm
  • Friday 9am-9pm
  • Saturday 9am-8pm
  • Sunday 11am-7pm

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  • Monday 7:00am-7:00pm
  • Tuesday 7:00am-7:00pm
  • Wednesday 7:00am-7:00pm
  • Thursday 7:00am-7:00pm
  • Friday 7:00am-7:00pm
  • Saturday 8:00am-4:00pm
  • Sunday Closed

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  • Monday 7am-7pm
  • Tuesday 7am-7pm
  • Wednesday 7am-7pm
  • Thursday 7am-7pm
  • Friday 7am-7pm
  • Saturday 7am-4pm
  • Sunday Closed