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Undercar Services: Maintenance & Repair

Rely on Southaven Car Care in Southaven, MS 38671 to provide quality care for your vehicle's undercarriage. Stop by our shop to see how we can help you or call 662-393-4468 for more information.

To keep your vehicle running at peak performance, we provide undercar services that include:

Anti-Lock Brakes
Anti-lock brakes prevent wheel lock-up when rapidly decelerating by automatically modulating the brake pressure during an emergency stop. With this system, the wheels are able to maintain traction with the road while braking. Failure of the anti-lock brakes could lead to an increase in the risks of multiple vehicle crashes and run-off road crashes. To avoid this, have your anti-lock brake system checked and repaired by experts. At Southaven Car Care, we have anti-lock brake experts who will examine and repair your faulty ABS - keeping you safe.

Brakes
A brake is a mechanical device for slowing or stopping a vehicle (usually by means of friction). In short, a brake inhibits your car's motion. It lets you stop the car whenever and wherever you choose. Brakes are one of the most important parts of a motor vehicle. Without them, you would not be able to stop the car. If your vehicle's brakes are having issues, consider having them worked on. Brake experts at Southaven Car Care can work on your car's brakes to ensure you have a safe drive.

Brake System Flush
Brake fluid is hygroscopic (it absorbs moisture). The absorbed moisture lowers the fluid's boiling point. It also corrodes the lines and cylinders. With the lowered boiling point, the brake fluid could boil during braking which makes you lose braking ability. Although this is an extreme scenario, it does happen in heavy braking. To reduce the effects of the absorbed moisture, auto manufacturers recommend that you have a brake flush done periodically. A brake system flush involves the replacement of used and contaminated fluid with fresh fluid. With Southaven Car Care's quick lube services, you will have a brake system flush performed by brake experts. Call 662-393-4468 or visit Southaven Car Care today.

Chassis
A chassis is the car's internal framework that supports the body and other parts like the wheels, engine, transmission, driveshaft, differential, and suspension. A weak or damaged chassis will translate to a weak car. To have a strong and properly working vehicle, have your car's chassis checked for defects. At Southaven Car Care, there are experienced undercar service providers who can work on your chassis.

Differentials
The differential transfers the engine power to the wheels. One important function of the differential is to pass on power to the wheels while allowing them to rotate at different speeds - thus the name differential. When turning, the outer wheels travel a larger distance than the inner wheels do (also the front wheels travel a longer distance than the rear wheels). This means that all four wheels travel at different speeds during a turn and this is where the differential comes in to help. To make sure your vehicle's differentials are working properly, have them checked regularly. Contact Southaven Car Care today for differentials examination and servicing.

Differential Flush
The differential is a car part that compensates for the difference in travel distance between the inner wheels and outer wheels when the vehicle is turning. Due to the differential's position in most non-four-wheel-drive (FWD) vehicles (located at the rear and under the car), it does not get any of the star treatment the engine gets. The one thing that every car owner needs to know is that failure of the differential will mean failure of the car. To save the differential from failure, you need to have differential fluid changed every 30,000 to 50,000 miles. Changing the oil on the differential is as important as changing the car's engine oil. Although checking and changing differential oil is pretty easy, you need to visit an auto shop to get a comprehensive differential flush. For differential flush services, visit or call Southaven Car Care in Southaven, MS 38671 today.

Exhaust
In a motor vehicle, an exhaust system is a piping used to guide exhaust fumes away from the engine - usually to the rear of the vehicle. A properly functioning exhaust system not only sounds better, it is better - for you, your car, and the environment. Southaven Car Care has expert technicians to service your car's exhaust system.

Driveline
A driveline is a part of your motor vehicle that connects the engine and the transmission to the wheel axles. The driveline consists of the parts of the powertrain less the engine and transmission. Failure of the driveline means that the car would not move since energy cannot be transmitted from the engine to the wheel axles. Therefore, make sure that your car's driveline is regularly inspected and serviced. And, at Southaven Car Care, you can have the driveline serviced by experts.

Shocks
Shocks (or shock absorbers) are mechanical devices designed to smooth out rough roads. The devices do this by converting kinetic energy to another form of energy. Properly working shocks reduce the effect of traveling over rough ground, leading to improved ride quality and vehicle handling. When shocks develop problems, driving on poorly leveled roads becomes unpleasant, and your vehicle may sway when turning. To have your vehicle's shocks diagnosed and repaired, visit Southaven Car Care today.

Struts
Much like a shock absorber (shocks), your car's struts provide a dampening effect as you travel over a road's surface. By absorbing the shock of the road, struts allow passengers to ride in a car without constant and uncomfortable motion. Struts work a bit differently than shocks in that they provide structural support for your car's suspension. This means that struts support your car's weight, unlike shocks which only regulate the speed at which the weight is transferred. Struts usually last around 50,000 or 60,000 miles. This is simply because the damping characteristics of the parts gradually deteriorate over time. Call Southaven Car Care at 662-393-4468 if you have questions about the struts on your car. Our expert technicians will diagnose any problems and help you make an informed decision about repairs.


What Our Customers Are Saying

This shop does all my maintenance. Does it right the first time.


-Becca B.

Best Automotive shop in Southaven!!


-J.R.

Thanks guys for getting me back on the road at such a fair and honest price. You are the bomb diggity.


-Byron J.

I have known Tom the owner for a long time he has always taken care of my vehicles well! Never had a problem! Matter of fact I'm taking another car to him soon for a oil leak!!


-GBP

Good reliable service!


-Phillip T.

Very friendly and professional, they do great work and they explain why they need to do what they are going to do.


-Peggy M.

Very friendly atmosphere! They're very knowledgeable and the prices are reasonable. I'm returning for the second time and wouldn't take my vehicle anywhere else for repairs.


-Michael C.

Lesson learned today: go to Southaven Car Care first! I went to three other places thinking I had a minor problem and all three offered different opinions of the problem which none of them repaired because I continued to experience various degrees of the problem. Southaven Car Care correctly diagnosed the problem, repaired the problem and had me back on the road before lunch time. Great way to do business guys - thank you.


-Sara S.

Top-notch service with polite and professional personnel, who truly care about your experience with them. We have taken both of our autos to them for several years and trust them completely. These are honest, hard-working auto technicians, who will give you a fair price and great service, which is difficult to find in their industry. They have earned our trust and loyalty and my wife and I plan to continue taking our vehicles to them whenever we need automotive repair work.


-Aaron R.

Been taking my families vehicles for years to Tom and Chris and would never hesitate to recommend them to anyone! Professional and courteous service. 100% satisfaction!


-Bobby M.

Fast, prompt and professional service. I would take my vehicle to the business again. Great job Southaven car care. I just think the check out fee should be waived if you use this service, after the vehicle has been diagnosed.


-Arsenio H.

I had a very good experience. Southaven Car Care gave me great service with expert service from everyone involved in the repairs of my Truck and my wife's car.


-Kenneth B.

My experience here was fantabulous! They did a wonderful job on my truck. Great price the entire staff fantastic, from now on I have a place to get my vehicle worked on. Yes I would recommend them to anyone, if they cannot fix your vehicle I am sure they will probably recommend someone else. Thanks so much, not just a 5 star rating double that.


-Victoria C.

I had a wonderful experience with Southaven Car Care! My A/C went out on my car during the heat wave. I called them after lunch and they have replaced several things that went bad over the years. Customer service from Chris and the staff were great!


-Justin H.

...A great interaction, great service. Honest, quick and dependable. Highly recommended for your auto care needs.


-Jamey G.

Very professional and up front about what services were needed and what the cost would be. Highly recommend them.


-Matt H.

My family has used Southaven Car Care for 10 years. They have the most courteous staff and all their mechanics are certified so I know I am getting the best service!! They will always call me to let me know how much it will be to fix my vehicles before they work on them! I trust them so much that when my truck broke down out of town, I had it towed to them!!! Southaven Car Care guys, YOU ARE THE BEST!!!!!


-Marilyn

Best auto repair shop I've ever had to do work for me. Did everything I expected and more. Fixed a problem that the dealer couldn't fix. Thanks Tom and staff, job well done!!


-Thomas
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