Car Care Tips

June 2017

Alternative Fuel Vehicles in Tampa, FL

Let's talk about alternative fuel vehicles. In their quest to reduce the use of fossil fuels and harmful exhaust emissions in our FL environment, automakers will have a number of alternatives for Tampa drivers very soon.For instance, Flex Fuel vehicles are already available in the Tampa a... Read More

Breathe Deep in Tampa With a New Cabin Air Filter

Poor interior air quality is nothing to sneeze at, and Tampa auto owners might be interested to know that more and more new cars are coming equipped with a cabin air filter. Check your vehicle owner's manual, but they typically need to be replaced at around 12,000 to 15,000 miles (19,000 ... Read More

Tampa Safety Systems: Tire Pressure Monitoring System

Flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances can all be the result of driving around Tampa on underinflated tires. Admittedly, it's hard to tell when a radial tire is underinflated. If your vehicle manufacturer recommends 35 pounds of pressure, your vehicle tires are considered s... Read More

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

There are a lot of drivers in Tampa who are due for a differential service, but had never heard of a differential before. With front-wheel drive being so common in FL these days, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Tampa folks don't even have to t... Read More

Trip Inspection at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (Gunn Hwy) in Tampa

Tampa area drivers love their vehicles. And one of the most enjoyable things about them is taking a road trip. Freedom from daily schedules, new sights and the open road – it's great! But there's nothing like vehicle trouble to bring the fun to a grinding halt.Now Tampa drivers can't alwa... Read More

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