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.

Does your car need to warm up?

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.

Is it okay to idle?

At Jim's Auto & Truck Inc in Thonotosassa, FL, one of our primary objectives is to keep you informed on how to best care for your vehicle. With temperatures dropping this time of year, a question often comes to mind; is it ok to idle my car for extended periods of time?

Jim's Auto & Truck Inc

location small11401 Hwy 301 North
Thonotosassa, FL 33592

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