Nowadays, Tampa drivers are paying more at FL gas pumps. For some families it adds up to several hundred dollars every month. That's got to come out of the budget somewhere. This is one of the reasons many FL drivers are putting off buying a new car. They plan on keeping their old vehicle ...
Posted in Service Intervals
on March 31, 2019
One thing all Tampa drivers can do to extend the life of their battery is to keep it clean. A greasy, dirty battery holds in damaging heat. Same goes for removing corrosion from the terminals. Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (Gunn Hwy) can help maintain your battery.Allowing your battery t...
Posted in Fluids
on March 24, 2019
Your parents probably taught you to have common sense. When it comes to your vehicle, common scents can also come in handy. Different smells may tell you about some conditions in your vehicle that need attention.For example, you know what rotten eggs smell like. If you smell them around your ve...
Posted in Fluids
on March 17, 2019
If you're a quart low in your vehicle, there isn't enough motor oil to lubricate your engine properly. The extra friction causes drag that reduces fuel economy while you're driving around the Tampa area.The same goes for dirty oil; it doesn't reduce friction properly. The result is you get...
Posted in Fuel System
on March 10, 2019
Recently, Nissan introduced the latest version of its Leaf, the company's electric car. It has many new features, including something called e-Pedal. It allows the driver to let up on the accelerator and, unlike a gasoline engine car, the Leaf doesn't just slowly lose speed; letting off the throt...
Posted in Did You Know
on March 03, 2019