Car Care Tips

October 2017

Emergency Items for Your vehicle

Local Tampa roadside emergencies can range from a flat tire downtown to being stranded in a snowy ravine for three days. So you may want to consider a basic emergency kit to keep in the car at all times and a travel kit tailored to a specific trip.Your close-to-home kit for around Tampa wo... Read More

Cool Running in Tampa

Unless you live in Death Valley, you really don't hear much any more about cars overheating. That's because cooling systems in vehicles have been much improved. That doesn't mean you can't overheat your vehicle engine, though. Without proper preventive maintenance, you could still find yo... Read More

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

Most people in the Tampa area are aware that automotive manufacturers have recommended service intervals. Following recommended service intervals is very important. The engineers that design our vehicles have tested the various systems and components to meet durability and safety standards... Read More

Power Steering Service in Tampa

Most Tampa drivers are too young to remember life before power steering - cranking those great big steering wheels! It was a pretty good workout. Now power steering is standard. Let's look at how it works. The heart of any power steering system is its pump. The pump pressurizes the power s... Read More

Make Your Battery Last

Today's report from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (Gunn Hwy) is on vehicle batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be very unusual if you hadn't. You may be surprised to learn t... Read More

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