That Vexing Vapor Venting (Vapor Coming out of Vents)

May 30, 2021

You may have noticed sometimes on a hot and humid day, vapor will come out of your vehicle's vents when you have the air conditioning on. Is that something to be concerned about? Well, it depends. Sometimes that steam or vapor can be caused by water accumulating in the vent system after it has c... More

Breathe Deep With Your Cabin Air Filter

May 23, 2021

Bad air quality while you're driving around Tampa is nothing to sneeze at. But seriously, more and more vehicles these days come equipped with a cabin air filter. Since they're fairly new on the scene, a lot of folks don't know about them yet.These filters clean the air in the passenger compartm... More

Gas Smell! (What Causes Gasoline Odors)

May 16, 2021

If you've ever walked into your garage and noticed it smelled like gasoline, pay attention. Gasoline can be dangerous, both from the health problems fumes can cause and the fire danger gasoline presents. There are many things that can cause a vehicle to give off a gasoline odor. One of the easi... More

Do you have a Clue (Get the Most Out of a Service Visit)

May 9, 2021

When you head to the doctor, you probably have it in your mind what you're going to say about why you don't feel good. That way your doctor can use that information to diagnose your problem. You might want to think of that same approach when you take your vehicle in for a repair. Experts say wha... More

What Is That? Check Engine Light Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (Gunn Hwy)

May 2, 2021

Okay. You went to your local Tampa car wash, and while your vehicle was under the dryer, the Check Engine light started flashing. Panic! What did you just do? Something is seriously wrong with the vehicle! You head for the nearest Tampa service center, but on the way, the Check Engine light stop... More