Car Care Tips

'Tis the Season (Tires)

We all know about winter tires. But did you know there is such a thing as summer tires?Most people have all-season tires on their vehicles. They work pretty well in a variety of weather conditions. But if you want better handling and performance, you might consider switching to summer tires. ... Read More

Going (Lug) Nuts (Lug Nut Replacement)

Here's a part of your vehicle you probably don't think about much: lug nuts. They're what fasten your wheels onto your axles. Pretty important, right? In order to take the wheels off your vehicle to service the brakes, rotate the tires, etc., the lug nuts have to be in good shape so a wrench wi... Read More

Fuel Injection: It Keeps Getting Better for Tampa Drivers

Tampa residents know that engines need to burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your vehicle engine where it is squirtedor injectedinto your engine's cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injectors.There are two ways to inject fuel into an engine. Fuel needs air to bu... Read More

Not a Good Vibe (Driveshaft Failure)

When you feel your vehicle vibrating as you're driving down the road, one cause could be something you may not have ever seen: your driveshaft. It is underneath the vehicle and most drivers don't climb under there to take a look very often. The driveshaft is a cylindrical part that helps conduc... Read More

Using Proper Fluids in Your vehicle

Today, Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (Gunn Hwy) is writing about the proper fluids for your vehicle. It's become more complicated with changes in automotive design and manufacturing. It's not that people in Tampa are confused as much as they don't realize how much things have changed in... Read More

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Wheel Bearings

Why are wheel bearings for Tampa vehicles important? It's simple: your wheel bearings keep the wheels on your vehicle. In today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (Gunn Hwy) post, we'll discuss more about wheel bearings and how you can make sure they can do their very job while you drive ar... Read More

Will Proper Auto Maintenance at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (Gunn Hwy) Really Save Gas?

Have you ever thought about all the little things we do to keep our lives running smoothly - like vacuuming? It makes a room feel fresher and more comfortable. We may not consider that we're also prolonging the life of the carpet by keeping it clean. But Tampa drivers don't always extend those go... Read More

Battery Maintenance Tips From Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (Gunn Hwy)

When it comes to your vehicle, it all starts with the battery. Proper battery maintenance is important for two reasons:First, your vehicle won't start or run without it. Second, it is the key to the long life of your auto electrical system. If your battery isn't working efficiently, your alterna... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Tampa Tune Up

Have you ever gone to listen to an orchestra? The musicians take the stage early and tune their instruments. Each individual instrument must be in tune, but the critical thing is for the entire orchestra to be in tune with each other. That's why they tune up together.Now this is no surprise; I'm ... Read More

Differential Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (Gunn Hwy)

Here at AutoNetTV, we have national viewers, like your neighbors in Tampa, who write to us with questions or feedback. One common question we're asked is: "What is a differential and what does it do?" You may have been told by your Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (Gunn Hwy) service adviso... Read More

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