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July 2017

Synthetic Oil for Columbia Autos

If you are a driver in Columbia and you aren't currently using synthetic motor oil in your vehicle, maybe now's the time to consider it. Need more information? Well, synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. Synthetic oil doesn't gel or gum-up like petroleum based oil ... Read More

Hey Columbia Drivers; What Is the Most Distracting Food?

So what is the most distracting food to have in the car while driving around Columbia?Is it:A Hamburger;Coffee;A Soft Drink, orGummy Bears?Well, you may be surprised to learn that all but the gummy bears are in the top ten most distracting foods when you are driving. But if you chos... Read More

Good Timing: Proper Timing Belt Replacement Saves Money for Columbia Drivers

Knowing how their engine works can help Columbia drivers make informed decisions about auto care and prevent repairs to their vehicles. This is especially true when it comes to timing belts.An engine's power is generated in the cylinders. Inside the cylinder is a piston that moves up and ... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tim's Automotive: Timing Belt Overview

In your engine, valves over each combustion chamber open to allow fresh air in, close during the combustion event, and then other valves open to let out the exhaust. All of this happens over and over thousands of times a minute when you are driving around Columbia. The timing belt’s important job... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Dirty Oil in Your Columbia Vehicle

If you're a quart low in your vehicle, there isn't enough motor oil to lubricate your engine properly. The extra friction causes drag that reduces fuel economy while you're driving around the Columbia area.The same goes for dirty oil; it doesn't reduce friction properly. The result is you ... Read More

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