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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

Fall and Spring Inspection at Tim's Automotive

Good vehicle care for us Columbia residents has always meant taking our vehicles in every spring and fall for a check-up. Vehicles needed routine maintenance to prepare them for the changes in weather. Today's vehicles aren't quite as sensitive to seasonal changes. Older vehicles required differe... Read More

The Importance of Columbia Drivers Following Service Intervals

Today in our Tim's Automotive blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life in Columbia with recommended intervals: Let's start with twice yearly dental check-ups and regular physical exams. How about laundry, wate... Read More

Busting Automotive Myths in Columbia, Missouri

Myths passed around our Columbia, Missouri community start with a grain of evidence and are then built up with a lot of imagination and very elastic logic. And the internet is a breeding ground for automotive myths. Some bloggers recall the vehicles of yesteryear and declare their modern ... Read More

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

Gas Savings in Columbia: Sharpen Your Pencil

High gas prices in Columbia increase the cost of living for Missouri drivers. You've probably budgeted a certain amount for vehicle related expenses. Increased fuel costs now consume a larger portion of our incomes, causing some Columbia vehicle owners to skimp in other areas – like sched... Read More

Are Modern Vehicles Maintenance Free?

In our auto video today we'll be talking with Alan Peterson about myths surrounding automotive maintenance. You can lump these myths into the statement that "modern vehicles are so reliable, they are virtually maintenance free."Any good myth has some elements of truth. No offense to Colum... Read More

Keys to a Long Lasting Vehicle

We live in a disposable society. Everything from elaborate packaging to our clothing. Even cell phones are disposable. When replacement is cheaper than repair, the term "built to last" goes by the wayside. An exception is our vehicles. They're still a very big investment and Columbia drive... Read More

Let Tim's Automotive Help You Keep Your Vehicle Another Couple of Years

Columbia area residents may remember when the U.S. government's "Cash for Clunkers" program made a splash on the news scene. People were offered incentives to trade in old vehicles for new, in the interest of better and improved air quality from reduced emissions.But a lot of Columbia drivers wan... Read More

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