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Change Your Wiper Blades Twice Yearly at Tim's Automotive

Because 90% of our driving decisions are based on visual information, unobscured vision is paramount. Which brings us to the topic of today's Tim's Automotive article: wiper blades. While this isn't the most exciting automotive subject, it's important. You wouldn't drive at night in Columbia with... Read More

Smart Columbia Drivers Protect Against Overheating

Engines get hot when they run. This heat can build up and damage vital engine parts, so engines need a cooling system to keep them running. Cooling system failure is the most common mechanical failure in vehicles. This is unfortunate, because these failures are usually easy for Columbia d... Read More

The Tim's Automotive Guide to Servicing Your Differential

Differential? What's that? And what's it for? I've been told by my service advisor that I need to get it serviced, but is that on the level?Do these questions sound familiar? They're not uncommon for Columbia drivers. A lot of us in Columbia don't know what a differential is or what it's ... Read More

Wipe Out! New Wiper Blades for Columbia Drivers

When people in Columbia talk about vehicle safety, they think of tires and brakes. But do we think about our windshields? Isn't the ability to see a prime safety factor when it comes to driving around Missouri? Yet we often don't even notice our windshields until we can't see through them... Read More

What to Do In Case of an Accident

If you've ever been in a vehicle accident around Columbia, Missouri, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what you should do in case of an accident in Columbia, Missouri:When an accident occurs, you should always ... Read More

Why Synthetic Oil Is Best for Columbia Drivers

Hello Columbia! Today's Tim's Automotive vehicle care topic is: Synthetic Oil vs. Petroleum Based Oil. Synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. If you aren't currently using it, why not? Synthetic motor oil maximizes engine power and fuel economy. To see why, we'd need... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tim's Automotive in Columbia for Better Performance

A fuel injector is a valve that delivers fuel to a vehicle's engine. It has to deliver the precise amount of fuel to precisely the right place, precisely when the engine needs it. The fuel also has to be mixed with air before it can burn in the engine.Fuel injectors are engineered to spray fuel i... Read More

Tim's Automotive Alternator Replacement Service in Columbia

Your vehicle alternator doesn't get enough credit. Though your battery gets your engine started, after that – it's all about the alternator. Driving around Columbia is a lot of work for your alternator, and as upgrades such as heated steering wheels, cooled seats, stability control and l... Read More

Give Your Engine Clean Fuel with a New Fuel Filter from Tim's Automotive

Your vehicle requires plenty of clean fuel to run. If your fuel contains contaminants, your fuel injectors will eventually become clogged up. When this happens, your vehicle engine may not get the proper amount of fuel at the correct pressure to run at peak performance. This hurts perform... Read More

The Tim's Automotive Guide to Proper Fluids for Your Vehicle

The automotive professionals at Tim's Automotive would like to give Columbia drivers an update on some of the things happening in automotive fluids. You know, vehicles are becoming more sophisticated every day. Fluids such as, oil, coolant and transmission fluid are becoming more special... Read More

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