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504-831-7450

Call us, we're here to help! 725 Aris Ave Metairie LA 70005
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Working Hours
Monday 7:30AM - 5:00PM
Tuesday 7:30AM - 5:00PM
Wednesday 7:30AM - 5:00PM
Thursday 7:30AM - 5:00PM
Friday 7:30AM - 5:00PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
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504-831-7450

Welcome to Tim's Quality Car Care! Your Automotive Specialist

Tim's Quality Car Care Offers Auto Repair Services You Can Count On!

Since 1975, family owned and operated Tim's Quality Car Care has provided motorists in the Metairie, LA 70005 area with comprehensive auto repair services that include Car Care Services, Brakes, General Services, Undercar Services, Heating and Cooling Services, Electrical Services, Transmission Services, Electronic Services, Internal Engine Services, Heavy-Duty Services, Towing, Miscellaneous Services, Import and Foreign Car Repair, Services, Fleet Brakes, Drive Train, Electrical, Engine Work, Front End, Suspension Work, Wheel End, Trailer Work, Computer Diagnostics and Domestic Car Repair . Our goal is to offer the best services available at affordable prices to get you back on the road in no time.

Tim Sr.With the vision of a young automotive technician, Tim's Quality Car Care was founded in July of 1975. Tim Gilthorpe Sr. had a belief that if he offered a quality service for a fair price, he could run a successful family business. His experience taught him that preventative maintenance was the best means for ensuring the prolonged life of a vehicle. He also learned the importance of accuracy with repairs and diagnostics by staying abreast to the newest vehicle technologies.

Tim's has served its customers for two generations and grown a list of loyal regular customers. Today Tim's Quality Car Care is thriving under the direction of his sons, Nick and Tim Jr. Both ASE certified technicians and graduates of the University of New Orleans, they uphold the family's commitment to excellence with every car they repair. With over 160 hours per year of continuing education, Tim's sons stay on the cutting edge of the auto repair industry.

These days, you will see Tim Sr. working alongside his wife Maryanne in the shop office. As a team, the Gilthope family provides unparalleled customer service using the strengths and talents of their family.


You'll be hard-pressed to find the same level of expertise that our auto mechanic specialists provide! We have years of experience working on both domestic and import vehicles of all makes and models and can work with you to find cost-effective repair and maintenance alternatives.

For a high-performing vehicle, trust Tim's Quality Car Care with your car, truck, or van. To learn more about the services we offer, please contact us by phone at 504-831-7450 or send us an email. We also invite you to learn more about our dedication to you, our valued customer.





    Asset 7 Automotive News
    • Vehicle Tips

      According to recent studies, 5 percent of all motor vehicle fatalities are clearly caused by automobile maintenance neglect.

    • Vehicle Tips

      The cooling system should be completely flushed and refilled about every 24 months. The level, condition, and concentration of coolant should be checked. (A 50/50 mix of anti-freeze and water is usually recommended.)

    • Vehicle Tips

      Never remove the radiator cap until the engine has thoroughly cooled. The tightness and condition of drive belts, clamps and hoses should be checked by a pro.

    • Vehicle Tips

      Change your oil and oil filter as specified in your manual, or more often (every 3,000 miles) if you make frequent short jaunts, extended trips with lots of luggage or tow a trailer.

    • Vehicle Tips

      Replace other filters (air, fuel, PCV, etc.) as recommended, or more often in dusty conditions. Get engine drivability problems (hard stops, rough idling, stalling, diminished power, etc.) corrected at a good shop.

    • Vehicle Tips

      A dirty windshield causes eye fatigue and can pose a safety hazard. Replace worn blades and get plenty of windshield washer solvent.

    • Vehicle Tips

      Have your tires rotated about every 5,000 miles. Check tire pressures once a month; let the tires cool down first. Don't forget your spare and be sure your jack is in good condition.

    • Vehicle Tips

      Check your owner's manual to find out what fuel octane rating your car's engine needs then buy it.

    • Vehicle Tips

      Keep your tires inflated to the proper levels. Under-inflated tires make it harder for your car to move down the road, which means your engine uses more fuel to maintain speed.

    • Vehicle Tips

      Lighten the load. Heavier vehicles use more fuel, so clean out unnecessary weight in the passenger compartment or trunk before you hit the road.

    • Vehicle Tips

      Use the A/C sparingly. The air conditioner puts extra load on the engine forcing more fuel to be used.

    • Vehicle Tips

      Keep your windows closed. Wide-open windows, especially at highway speeds, increase aerodynamic drag and the result is up to a 10% decrease in fuel economy.

    • Vehicle Tips

      Avoid long idling. If you anticipate being stopped for more than one minute, shut off the car. Contrary to popular belief, restarting the car uses less fuel than letting it idle.

    • Vehicle Tips

      Stay within posted speed limits. The faster you drive, the more fuel you use. For example, driving at 65 miles per hour (mph) rather than 55 mph, increases fuel consumption by 20 percent.

    • Vehicle Tips

      Use cruise control. Using cruise control on highway trips can help you maintain a constant speed and, in most cases, reduce your fuel consumption.

    • Vehicle Tips

      Keep your engine tuned. A fouled spark plug or plugged/restricted fuel injector can reduce fuel efficiency as much as 30 percent.

    • Vehicle Tips

      Inspect the engine's belts regularly. Look for cracks or missing sections or segments. Worn belts will affect the engine performance.

    • Vehicle Tips

      Have the fuel filter changed every 10,000 miles to prevent rust, dirt and other impurities from entering the fuel system.

    • Vehicle Tips

      Change the transmission fluid and filter every 15,000 to 18,000 miles. This will protect the precision-crafted components of the transmission/transaxle.

    • Vehicle Tips

      Inspect the suspension system regularly. This will extend the life of the vehicle's tires.

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