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The TMR Automotive Guide to Vehicle Diagnosis

Modern Norwich vehicles have several computers on board that control all kinds of things like engine functions, transmission shifts, traction control, anti-lock brakes, stability control, emissions – and on some vehicles, even steering, braking and the throttle. Think about that for a minute – things that used to be controlled by simple mechanical connections now have electronic Read more...

Norwich Tire Repair

Most Norwich residents have experienced a flat tire. You know it's inconvenient and a pain. Our tires are important. Keeping them in good working order isn't just a big safety issue for Norwich drivers – it also has a financial impact. With high Connecticut gas prices, we've all heard about the importance of keeping proper Read more...

Automotive Tips from TMR Automotive: Tire Replacement Overview

Tires are an expensive purchase, so knowing when tires should be replaced is important for Norwich drivers. Tires will just wear out with normal use. The depth of the tread on your tire determines how well it will stop, start and steer – especially in wet conditions. 4/32th of an inch (3.2 mm) of tire Read more...

Getting the Right Tires and Wheels in Norwich

A lot of people get custom wheels in Norwich. When you do this yourself (over the internet . . .) you could run into trouble if you're not careful. Sometimes, once they're mounted, they just don't fit right. The tires rub in turns or on bumps. You don't want that. Consulting your TMR Automotive tire Read more...

Vive la Differential at TMR Automotive in Norwich

There are a lot of drivers in Norwich who are due for a differential service, but had never heard of a differential before. With front-wheel drive being so common in Connecticut these days, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Norwich folks don't even have to think about it. And Read more...

Maintenance for High Mileage Vehicles in NORWICH, CT

The median age for cars in the NORWICH, CT area was over nine years. And two-thirds had over 75,000 miles. At TMR Automotive we hear reports that those numbers continue to rise. If you have a high-mileage vehicle in the NORWICH area, bring it into TMR Automotive for high-mileage maintenance. 138 NORWICH AVE NORWICH, CT Read more...

Hold the Oil! (Oil Pan Gasket Replacement)

You've likely heard how important oil is to your vehicle's engine. Did you know that there's one part that's responsible for holding that oil so you can use it every day? It's called the oil pan, and it sits at the bottom of the engine. The oil pan is a vital, though simple, part of Read more...

Fuel Saving Tip: Alignment for Your NORWICH Vehicle

Imagine you've left NORWICH and you're up in the arctic on a dog sled. Your dog team is pulling straight and true. You can cover a lot of ground quickly. Now imagine what would happen if one or two of the dogs wanted to go their own way and were pulling off to the side. Read more...

Air Conditioning Service in NORWICH

Hey NORWICH! Let's talk about one of our CT summertime must-haves: your car A/C. It's real easy for NORWICH drivers to take their car's air conditioner for granted. Just push the right buttons and out comes cool, dry, clean air. But your air conditioning system needs attention from time to time to help it keep its Read more...

Ask TMR Automotive About the Importance of Service Intervals

Your browser does not support the video tag. Today in our TMR Automotive blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life with recommended intervals: What about six-month dental cleanings and regular physical exams? Then there's laundry, mowing the lawn, paying your electric bill, changing your Read more...