Part of the engineering that goes into designing a vehicle is testing the components to ensure that they meet durability and safety standards. Because of this, manufacturers have a good idea as to how long the parts in your vehicle will last under normal driving conditions. For this reaso...
Posted in Inspection
on August 26, 2018
When you drop your vehicle off at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (Gunn Hwy) in Tampa, they don't just poke around under your hood looking for stuff to do. Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (Gunn Hwy) professionals have lists and procedures they follow for different types of service. ...
Posted in Service Standards
on August 19, 2018
If you're like most people and drive a gasoline-powered vehicle, you need to be up to speed on its fuel-related components. They're pretty basic: the fuel, the fuel filter and the fuel pump.The fuel's the easy part. You probably gas up your vehicle yourself and, if you're like most drivers, pr...
Posted in Fuel Economy
on August 12, 2018
Today we're going to be talking about serpentine belts for our Tampa, FL, customers. Let's start by talking about the accessories that are driven by the serpentine belt. First is the alternator. That's the device that makes electricity to power the vehicle and recharge the battery. Then ...
Posted in Maintenance
on August 06, 2018