Tim's Automotive: Columbia, Missouri Auto Repair

All Makes & Models - Foreign & Domestic

Custom Exhaust Bending

Routine maintenance and service

Locally Owned & Operated

Fleet Service on Cars & Truck Repair

Servicing High Mileage Vehicles at Tim's Automotive

The price of gas and the uncertain economy are both causing Missouri residents to review their finances. More and more Columbia drivers are opting to keep their vehicles longer and put off purchasing a newer car. It is estimated that two-thirds of the vehicles on the roads of North Americ... Read More

New Life for Your Older Car in Columbia

Isn't it amazing how much of our stuff is disposable these days? Clothes, electronics, housewares, furniture.Remember the days when Columbia families mended their clothes, polished their shoes and neatly put away their toys every night? If something was lost or ruined through neglect, your parent... 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

What Columbia Automotive Service Consumers Should Know

There are some things drivers should know about Columbia car service and repair. First and foremost, Tim's Automotive cares about you and your family's safety. And we really appreciate your business. Tim's Automotive in Columbia wants to build a trusting relationship that becomes the foun... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down in Columbia

There’s not much Columbia drivers can do about the price of gas in 
Missouri, but we can control - up to a point - much we use. Our driving habits can dramatically affect our gas mileage. The first thing we can do is watch the go-pedal. Hard acceleration just sucks the gas. Gently leave stop ligh... Read More

Economics of Maintenance for Columbia Auto Owners

Buying a new car in Columbia is always a big financial decision. The allure of that new car smell is powerful, to be sure. But what if your current car is still in good shape? How do you decide?People in Columbia who've been used to driving a new car every three to five years may be having seco... Read More

The Harm in Skipping an Oil Change for Columbia Drivers

People in Columbia have been hearing a lot about higher oil change intervals these days. Maybe you're wondering: What are the key issues?Some new vehicle manufacturers are now recommending much higher oil change intervals than they have in the past. As much as 5,000 to 8,000 miles or more. Thi... Read More

The Tim's Automotive Guide to Saving Fuel: Get Rid of Dirty Oil

A lot of us drivers are asking ourselves the same question lately: how can we save on fuel? Columbia area residents are all cutting back, if not in fuel consumption, then in other areas of our lives.Preventive MaintenancePreventive maintenance is an important way people in Columbia can conserve... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down Around Columbia

There's not much we can do about the price of gas in Columbia, Missouri, but we do quite a bit about how much we use as we're driving on our Columbia streets.Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy.The first thing we can do is watch the 'go-pedal'. Hard acceleration just suc... Read More

Road Trip: Be Ready for Anything with a Trip Inspection at Tim's Automotive

Road trip, anyone? Nothing spoils a great vacation faster than ending up stranded on the side of the road or spending a week in a rundown motel while our vehicle sits in the shop. Long days on the road can bring out the worst in your vehicle, so before you leave, prepare it for the journey by ... Read More


Automotive News
Cabin Air Filter
Cooling System
Differential Service
Drive Train
Emergency Items
Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down
Fuel System
Keys to a long lasting vehicle
Monitoring System
Older Vehicles
Service Intervals
Service Standards
Timing Belt
Tires and Wheels
Windshield Wipers


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