Complete Auto Service
Thomas Tire & Automotive offers the same dealership service minus the dealership price. Our technicians have the ability to work on all foreign or domestic makes and models. We believe in using top-quality products and continually invest in the latest equipment and training for our stores and technicians. At Thomas Tire & Automotive we provide neighborhood service with a nationwide warranty.
Aspect ratios, speed ratings, tread compounds…if you’re not a car person, you may not find tires all that exciting, but at Thomas tire & Automotive, it’s our passion. For over thirty years, our family has helped take care of your most precious cargo- your family.
The right tires can make a world of difference in the way your car handles, the way it rides, and how safely it grips the road. you can count on Thomas tire & Automotive to find the right tire, with transparent pricing and no hidden fees. That’s The Thomas Promise.
Every tire we sell comes with free lifetime balance, rotations, and flat repairs …and we’ll make sure you get the tire that’s right for your vehicle. We’re driven by honesty and value. What Drives You? FIND THE LOCATION NEAREST YOU
THE BEST PRICES ON THE BEST TIRE BRANDS
When it comes to vehicles, people say we’re know-it-alls. But at Thomas Tire & Automotive, that’s our job. After all, people rely on us for just about every type of service on every type of vehicle. We like to say it’s the same dealership service, minus the dealership price.
How Are Your Brakes?
Brakes Pads and Rotors are one of the most important parts of your vehicle, and often the most easily over looked. Ignoring the signs of brake pad wear, can be dangerous and costly. Don’t put off that Brake Change.
Thomas Tire & Automotive use Brake Pads that feature Noise Elimination Technology utilizing a combination of key construction features designed to combat Noise, Vibration and Harshnes and deliver maximum performance by using multiple chamfer designs, slots and quality noise abatement shims. Raw materials used to manufacture each friction formulation are of the highest quality and are exclusively sourced in North America.
Requires less resin material in the formulation during manufacturing
With low-resin content, pads are less susceptible to heat fade
Friction compressibility remains consistent to insure quiet operation
Promotes longer pad life
Significant reduction in harmful brake dust
Test proven Ceramic, Non-Asbestos Organic and Semi-Metallic friction formulations for most domestic and import vehicle applications. Friction materials are post cured for safe and consistent performance.Our Brake Pads utilizes a combination of shims, slots and chamfers to maximize brake pad performance.
New Drums and Rotors are sourced from the world’s leading producers of high quality brake parts.
- Rotors are finished, balanced and measured for lateral run-out and thickness variation
- No turning required
- Ultra smooth brake rotor surface reduces pad squeal and maximizes pad life
- Heat dam, when specified by O.E., insulates wheel bearing against excessive temperatures
- Hub hole chamfers match O.E. design to ensure a precise fit
- Cooling fins match O.E. configurations to ensure proper brake system performance
We carry a large selection of tires, wheels, and accessories- and our ASE certified technicians will keep your car or truck performing its best. At Thomas Tire & Automotive, what’s important to you, drives us. …schedule your service today .
Custom Wheel Brands at Thomas Tire & Automotive
|LUXURY:||OFF ROAD:||PASSENGER / SUV:|
|Avant Garde||Tuff – All Terrian||Cavallo|
|Amani Forged||Scorpion Offroad||VCT|
Thomas Tire & Automotive does more than just sell tires; our ASE certified technicians will help keep your car in tip-top shape- with expert maintenance & repairs. the Thomas Tire philosophy is simple: Never promise more than you can deliver, and always give the customer more than they expect.
Your drivetrain is very important and has the function of transferring power evenly from the engine to all drive components wheels, gears and moving parts located in the Differential and Transfer Case.
and it determines the amount of torque. (in four-wheel and all-wheel drive cars), Also the Transmission.
Differential Service – Fluid Change
Why is it important?
Overtime, heat and wear break down differential fluids causing gears to loose lubrication and grind.
By Keeping fluids fresh and clean, wear and tear can be greatly reduced.
What is the service?
After draining and removing Old broken down fluid, New lubricating fluid based on your vehicle manufacturer’s recommendations, is added , making your Differential operation smoother.
Transfer Case Service – Fluid Change
Why is it important?
Drive power from the engine to the front and rear axles in four-wheel and all-wheel drive vehicles. Comes from the Transfer cases shift of power from one axle to another. Lubricant in the transfer case helps to keep its gears cool and operating smoothly. Completing a fluid change at appropriate intervals will help prevent premature wear and unseen damage caused by contaminated or broken-down lubricant.
What is the service?
The old transfer case fluid is removed and replaced with new fluid that conforms to your vehicle manufacturer’s recommendation. Special fluid is used to lubricate, cool and clean the gears in the transfer case.
To keep your vehicle running right, and your family safe, We offer free courtesy shuttle, and will even pick your car up. Whether you need tires or service, Thomas Tire & Automotive makes auto service easy. Our family has proudly served the North Carolina Triad for over thirty years. Find a Thomas Tire & Automotive nearest to you.
Have you ever hit the brakes in an emergency and your car turned left or right? Wheel Alignment is simply the position of the wheels relative to your car. Without the correct alignment, your wheels will resist steering, fail to brake straight and will cause poor gas mileage and uneven tire wear.Bad alignment can be dangerous and cost hundreds in repairs. Keep your vehicle going in the right direction To help guarantee accurate wheel alignment and timely auto service Thomas Tire & Automotive is a proud user of Hunter wheel alignment equipment- recognized as the best in the industry.
Stay on the road. If you experience: Noise driving over bumps, hard turning, uneven tire wear, wandering wheels, steering wheel pull while breaking. You may need steering repair. These are signs of trouble,
Your car’s steering and suspension are what make balance, stability possible.
Thomas Tire & Automotive service professionals will inspect all major systems in your car, including the steering and suspension.
We are a family owned business that puts the customer first. from our family to yours, drive safe, and remember Thomas Tire when you need tires, service, or mechanical repairs. Our technicians are specialist on all repairs: Front End, Rear End, Shocks, Struts, Bushings,
CV Joints, Axels, and more. What Drives You?
The job of a car suspension is to maximize the friction between the tires and the road surface, to provide steering stability with good handling and to ensure the comfort of the passengers. This complex system relies on a number of processes in order to function properly. Suspension repairs are often ignored, but a bad suspension can greatly impact your ability to control your vehicle.
We also offer suspension upgrades for those looking to increase performance from off-roading to hauling.
Your vehicles transmission is one of thethe most complicated mechanical components. Transmissions contain mechanical systems, hydraulic systems, electrical systems and computer controls, all working together in perfect harmony which goes virtually unnoticed until there is a problem.
At Thomas Tire & Automotive, We stand for outstanding service, quality products, and giving back, we’re driven to serve our community. what drives you?
Your vehicle’s battery is most prone to failure in extreme temps. So stop by for a free 27-point courtesy check and see if your battery needs replacing. every battery we install comes with a 20-month no-questions-asked replacement.
With life’s hustle & bustle, you’ve probably put off some part of your vehicles routine maintenance- whether it’s an oil change, a coolant flush, or trying to get a few more miles out of those old tires. so before you head off on that next road trip, stop by Thomas Tire & Automotive for service and a free safety check. We offer free courtesy shuttle, and can even pick your car up. So no matter how busy life gets, you can rest assured that your vehicle’s taken care of, so you can take care of your family. find the location nearest you at thomas tire dot com. what drives you?
- Distributer Caps
- Distributer Rotors
- Ignition Coils
- Ignition Modules & Pickups
- Oxygen Sensors
- Spark Plugs
- Wire Leads & Sets
- Fuel Caps
- Fuel Pumps
– recharge a/c, including R12
– compressor repair and replace
– all a/c hoses manufactured on site
– specialized retrofit from R12 to 134AHeater & Defroster– full service and repair
– heater cores
– blower fans
– vent repairElectrical
– shorts repaired
– charging systems
– power locks, windows, and doors
– interior and exterior lights
Smart Phones, Smart TV’s…… Smarter Cars… In today’s world connectivity is a part of our everyday life.
On-Board Diagnostics (OBD), is the computer system found in modern vehicles and is programmed to monitor emissions and diagnostic related information in your vehicle.
OBD systems provide valuable information to drivers and technicians. These systems detect faulty conditions early, and warn you before serious damage occurs to your vehicle. When a fault is detected, the OBD system provides information about the cause of the fault, including a readout of the issues leading up to the fault. OBD systems also provide real-time sensor readings from the vehicle, measuring vehicle speed, engine RPM, torque and calculate fuel economy and usage.
Of course, Thomas Tire & Automotive does more than just sell tires; our ASE certified technicians will help keep your car in tip-top shape- with expert maintenance & repairs. The Thomas Tire philosophy is simple: Never promise more than you can deliver, and always give the customer more than they expect. customer service isn’t enough- Thomas Tire & Automotive strives for customer loyalty. Visit us today, we have automotive service centers all over the triad. You can find Thomas Tire & Automotive in Asheboro, Aberdeen, Archdale (High Point) Burlington, Greensboro, and Randleman.
“ I didn’t know you did that…” at Thomas Tire & Automotive, it’s something we hear a lot. we may have started as a family tire business, but thanks to our loyal customers, we have grown to handle just about any service your vehicle needs- transmission repairs, electrical systems, engine diagnostics, and even that basic oil change you’ve been putting off. Our certified techs are up to date on the latest technologies- providing you dealership service, minus the dealer price. Schedule your service today .
Castrol® GTX® High Mileage Does your vehicle have MORE THAN 75K miles? Helps extend the life of your engine. • Superior detergency that fights sludge build-up • Superior oil burn-off protection versus leading conventionaloils • Seal conditioners to help reduce leaks • Advanced additives that minimize engine wear
Castrol® EDGE® Extended Performance EXTENDED PERFORMANCE for your vehicle Drive Stronger, Drive Longer. • The strength to perform for 15,000 miles between oil changes – Guaranteed • The muscle to maintain viscosity stability under the extreme force of your engine • Proprietary titanium additive provides unsurpassed wear protection
Castrol® EDGE® the STRENGTH of a full synthetic oil Strength for maximum performance • Superior performance for the oil change interval recommended in your owner”s manual or by your ouil change monitor • Fights 42% more power robbing deposits • Superior engine protection versus conventional and synthetic blend oils
Castrol® GTX Magnatec® INSTANT PROTECTION from the moment you start Intelligent Molecules • Cling to critical engine parts when the oil drains down • Add a layer of protection during warm-up and beyond • Dramatically reduce engine wear • Leave critical engine parts 4X smoother
Castrol® GTX® SUPERIOR SLUDGE PROTECTION Engineered with TriShield™ technology • Actively protects against particles that build up in engines using unique TriSHield™ technology and the most advanced sludge-gighting ingredents • Formulated with premium, custom-made additives for ultra-low friction to help improve gas mileage • Maximum protection against viscosity and thermal breakdown
At Thomas Tire & Automotive we can service and upgrade the exhaust system in your vehicle. A properly functioning exhaust system reduces harmful emissions and keep your car running quietly. These complex systems involve more than just the muffler and can effect several components within your vehicle. A malfunctioning exhaust system can even affect your health because it is not properly directing dangerous carbon monoxide and/or carbon dioxide fumes away from inside the car.
Many people also choose to upgrade their exhaust system to add performance, appearance, and sound.
Getting Your Vehicle Inspected, Steps
Before renewing a vehicle’s registration, most customers will need both a safety inspection and emission inspection. The vehicle inspection process consists of three steps:
Step 1: Find a Certified Inspection Station
• Take your vehicle to one of the 7,500 licensed inspection stations.
• County Listing
Step 2: The Inspections
Most customers will have to undergo the two-part inspection process described below.
Vehicle Safety Inspection
This inspection is to make sure your vehicle is operating safely. It includes checks to the headlights, accessory lights, directional signals, foot brake, parking brake, steering and windshield wipers.
• Vehicles 35 years old, or older, do not need a safety inspection.
On-Board Diagnostic (OBD) Emissions Inspection
North Carolina is fighting ozone-forming emissions from gasoline-operated cars and light duty trucks. Inspections are conducted using the vehicle’s on-board diagnostic (OBD) system, computerized equipment installed on all new vehicles since 1996. If you live in one of these counties list you are required to have an emissions inspection.
The following types of vehicles do not need an OBD emissions inspection:
• Model 1995 vehicles, or older
• Diesel-operated vehicles
• Vehicles licensed under the farmer rate
Effective April 1, 2015, vehicles within the three most recent model years with fewer than 70,000 miles might be exempt from an emissions inspection. Find out if your vehicle qualifies.