Factory Scheduled Maintenance

Factory Scheduled Maintenance involves following a vehicle manufacturer's recommended service schedule to ensure optimal performance, safety, and longevity of the vehicle.

Factory Scheduled Maintenance explained

Factory Scheduled Maintenance is a series of recommended service procedures and checks outlined by vehicle manufacturers, based on specific mileage or time intervals.

This maintenance plan is tailored to the needs of each specific vehicle model and typically includes oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, fluid checks, and replacements, along with inspections of various mechanical and electrical components.

At Gateway Auto - Service & Collision Center, we provide comprehensive factory scheduled maintenance services, adhering to the manufacturer's guidelines to ensure your vehicle operates at its best, maintaining its warranty, and maximizing its lifespan.

When or why do you need it?

Adhering to Factory Scheduled Maintenance is essential for maintaining your vehicle's performance, safety, and value, and often for keeping its warranty valid.

These services are necessary at the intervals specified in your vehicle’s owner's manual, usually based on mileage or time (e.g., every 10,000 miles or annually). Regular maintenance can prevent minor issues from developing into major problems and can save money in the long run by avoiding costly repairs.

At Gateway Auto - Service & Collision Center, our expert technicians ensure that your vehicle receives all the necessary maintenance as per factory recommendations, providing you with peace of mind and a vehicle that remains in peak condition.

How can Gateway Auto help?

We believe quality shouldn’t break the bank. We understand the financial strain unexpected repairs can bring, so we provide competitive rates and financing without compromising on the quality of our top-notch repairs backed by a 24 month, 24,000 mile nationwide warranty.

Easy, hassle-free experience

Booking an appointment with Gateway Auto is as easy as a few clicks or a phone call with our friendly team. Our new online booking system lets you schedule your visit at your convenience, eliminating the hassle of complicated scheduling processes.

Omaha’s Choice for Factory Scheduled Maintenance Services

Our technicians don't just tell you what's wrong, they'll show you. We'll never authorize without your approval. View your digital inspection, get text updates from our team, and even pay on your phone.

Placing transparency at the forefront of automotive care

We stand by our work. Your satisfaction is guaranteed with our 24 month, 24,000 mile nationwide warranty for mechanical service

How can we help?

An FAQ section can only get you so far. Still have questions or want more information than what's provided in our FAQs? Our friendly team of experts is happy to help.

Frequently asked questions

If it's a car, we'll fix it. If it's a question, we'll answer it.

Can I perform factory scheduled maintenance tasks myself?

Some basic tasks like checking fluid levels or replacing filters might be manageable, but it is important to have a professional technician give your vehicle comprehensive inspections and service at regular intervals to protect the health and longevity of your vehicle.

Is it really necessary to replace my timing belt at the recommended interval?

Simply put, yes. If a timing belt fails, many cars will result in major engine damage when the belt goes. Especially with interference engines. This can cause broken or bent valves and damage to your pistons. The cost of repairing your engine with this damage is much greater than the cost of a timing belt replacement.

What is it like to have your car fixed or maintained at Gateway Auto?

Trusted, efficient and designed to keep you moving. We go the extra mile to make sure you're comfortable and confident throughout the entire repair process.

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Book online or speak with our friendly staff

Use our handy online scheduling tool to instantly book an appointment at any of our locations today.

Or, give our friendly and knowledgeable team a call to find a time and plan that works for you.

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Drop-off, courtesy car or wait

Three flexible options while we service your vehicle, so your life doesn't come to a halt.

Worried about leaving your car and having nothing to drive? We have courtesy cars to ease your mind. We also offer pick-up and drop-off service if we run out of courtesy cars.

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One on one review

We can send your digital inspection to you via text or email so that you can see pictures and videos of your vehicle through the eyes of our mechanics.

We clearly communicate with you during your repairs and educate you on your options throughout the process. We will never sell you anything you don't need.

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We clean your ride

Get back on the road looking as good as new. With every service, your vehicle will get a final check and complimentary carwash from our quality assurance team.

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Drive with peace of mind

We stand by our work. Your satisfaction is guaranteed with our 24 month, 24,000 mile nationwide warranty and flexible, interest free financing.

All your automotive needs under one roof

Gateway Auto offers service, collision, fleet and quality vehicle sales under the same trusted brand to ensure you stay on the road with a team by your side.

After their first visit, our average customer has been returning to Gateway Auto for more than 10 years

Don't just take our word for it, check out our reviews and see what our customers have to say about the Gateway Auto experience.

Over 400+ 5 Star Reviews
More than 400 customer-submitted 5-star reviews
"Top notch shop and staff, willing to go the extra mile and definitely have your best interests in mind. Would highly recommend trying their shops out."

Scott Hiatt

Service Center

"Awesome staff! Awesome service! Even avoided extra cost and saved me lots of $$$ thank you so much! Will definitely recommend you guys!"

Adam Walke

Service Center

"Best auto shop in Nebraska!!! Women- if you have auto shop anxiety for not being taken seriously or fear of overcharging, go here. These guys are the real deal. Professional, down to earth, and great prices."

Rochelle Landreth

Service Center

"For people that are anxious about getting their vehicles serviced, Gateway is the antidote. Clear and accurate information about what you need done and quality work at fair prices. Dealership level service, environment and professionalism. A ray of sunshine in an industry that can be cloudy."

Jeff Chase

Service Center