Car Care Tips

To Save Gas Around Tampa: Keep up with Your Scheduled Service

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag.   One topic that hits the news in FL on a regular basis is the price of gas. The answer for some FL drivers is to buy a vehicle that gets better fuel economy. For those of us in Tampa who don't want to add a car payment to our monthly expenses,... Read More

What is a TSB? (Technical Service Bulletins)

Video: If your vehicle had something in its design or production that the manufacturer had figured out had an unanticipated problem, you'd want to know about it. And you'd want it fixed. There is something that can help drivers with just such a scenario. It's called a Technical Service Bulletin, or TSB.... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down in Tampa

Video: There’s not much Tampa drivers can do about the price of gas in 
FL, but we can control - up to a point - how much we use. Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy. The first thing we can do is watch the go-pedal. Hard acceleration just sucks the gas. Gently leave stop lights a... Read More

It Is Time to Check Your Intervals

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Part of the engineering that goes into designing a vehicle is testing the components to ensure that they meet durability and safety standards. Because of this, manufacturers have a good idea as to how long the parts in your vehicle will last u... Read More

How Does Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (Gunn Hwy) Know What to Recommend?

Video: When you drop your vehicle off at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (Gunn Hwy) in Tampa, they don't just poke around under your hood looking for stuff to do. Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (Gunn Hwy) professionals have lists and procedures they follow for different types of s... Read More

Fuel for Thought

Video: If you're like most people and drive a gasoline-powered vehicle, you need to be up to speed on its fuel-related components.  They're pretty basic: the fuel, the fuel filter and the fuel pump. The fuel's the easy part.  You probably gas up your vehicle yourself and, if you're like most drivers, pr... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (Gunn Hwy) On Your Serpentine Belt

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag.   Today we're going to be talking about serpentine belts for our Tampa, FL, customers. Let's start by talking about the accessories that are driven by the serpentine belt. First is the alternator. That's the device that makes electricity to pow... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (Gunn Hwy) Maintenance Tips: The Belt Goes On

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. All Tampa service advisors know that without the alternator, the battery will go dead in a few miles. The serpentine belt may also run the pumps for both the power steering and power brakes. And on many vehicles, the serpentine belt powers th... Read More

Wiper Blades in FL

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. If you're gonna drive around the Tampa area, you've got to be able to see! So having a good set of windshield wipers is extremely important. We've all experienced the frustration and fear of not being able to see clearly during a storm or when... Read More

The Best Test

Video: Would you buy a jacket without even trying it on? Probably not, but it might surprise you that one study shows about half the people buy a vehicle after a short test drive around the block or none at all.  If you're in the market for another vehicle, make sure you check out the most important thi... Read More

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