DOG FOOD IN YOUR ENGINE (Keeping Rodents out of your Engine)

July 28, 2019

A technician was telling us the other day that he was servicing an engine and spotted something he'd never seen before: A collection of dry dog food siting on a horizontal metal ledge near the base of the engine. It was neatly stashed and was in a spot where the food pellets couldn't have simply... More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (Gunn Hwy)

July 21, 2019

Is your vehicle sometimes hard to start early in the morning? When you turn the key, does it hesitate or stutter? If so, the problem could be the result of a dirty fuel system. Your vehicle's fuel system starts with the air filter and... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (Gunn Hwy) Service for Your Exhaust System

July 14, 2019

Your vehicle's exhaust system is more than just a tailpipe and a muffler. In fact, it is one of the most complex systems on your vehicle. The manifold is attached to the vehicle engine. It collects exhaust from the cylinders and directs it into the exhaust pipe. Gaskets seal the connection of th... More

Fall and Spring Checkup in Tampa

July 7, 2019

When I was a kid, my dad always made sure he took the cars in for Spring and Fall checkups. I was telling a friend that it's about time to get into Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (Gunn Hwy) for a checkup and he said that he re... More