Noticing an Emergency on your Dashboard

At Jim's Auto & Truck Inc in Thonotosassa, FL, we have seen our fair share of preventable engine failures. Frequently, engine disaster could have been avoided if the driver had known beforehand what the warning lights or gauges on the dashboard indicated. While some dash lights are fairly benign, others indicate imminent trouble. This guide from Jim's Auto & Truck Inc in Thonotosassa, FL will prepare you for the next time your car shows you a warning you shouldn’t ignore.

The Importance of Routine Maintenance

An article about routine maintenance probably doesn’t sound like the most riveting read, but at Jim's Auto & Truck Inc in Thonotosassa, FL, proper maintenance is something we believe in wholeheartedly. Routine maintenance is the key to making a car last for decades; if done correctly, your car will stay reliable and enjoyable to drive, and you will save time and money in the process.

Winterizing Your Vehicle

“Winterize” is a term you see thrown around a lot at mechanic shops and auto parts stores. What does it actually entail though? As with most things, there are the basics, and then there are the above and beyond approaches. Depending on what sort of winter you’re expecting, and how much you intend to drive in it, should determine how you winterize your car. We at Jim's Auto & Truck Inc in Thonotosassa, FL have prepared some tips for you, to help you better understand what it means to winterize a car, and how to prepare for the months ahead.

The Importance of Oil Changes

At Jim's Auto & Truck Inc in Thonotosassa, FL, we understand all too well the importance of changing your oil regularly. Three to five thousand miles sounds like a lot, but it doesn’t really take that long to rack them up. The busier you are, the more you probably drive, and the more likely you are to forget it’s time to change your oil. Here are some reasons to pay attention to your oil changes, and help you better understand why oil changes are so important.

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At Jim's Auto & Truck Inc in Thonotosassa, FL, our goal is to provide you with the best service and automotive information on the market. No matter what type of car, truck, or SUV you drive, we have the goods you need.

Jim's Auto & Truck Inc

location small11401 Hwy 301 North
Thonotosassa, FL 33592

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CALL:  (813) 986-6150

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Weekdays:   7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturdays: Closed

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