Don’t Get Left Out in the Cold This Winter

Cold weather is difficult. It’s hard on us, and it’s hard on your car - and it’s never colder than when you’re sitting in a broken-down vehicle waiting on a tow truck. Luckily, Jim's Auto & Truck Inc in Thonotosassa, FL has some advice on the matter, to make sure you avoid a breakdown this winter.

Injectors

Fuel injection is one of the greatest innovations in automotive technology to date. From Jim's Auto & Truck Inc in Thonotosassa, FL, here’s a little more information on the fuel injector.

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.

Jim's Auto & Truck Inc

location small11401 Hwy 301 North
Thonotosassa, FL 33592

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