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Using Proper Fluids in Your vehicle

Today, Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (Gunn Hwy) is writing about the proper fluids for your vehicle. It's become more complicated with changes in automotive design and manufacturing. It's not that people in Tampa are confused as much as they don't realize how much things have changed in... Read More

Battery Maintenance Tips From Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (Gunn Hwy)

When it comes to your vehicle, it all starts with the battery. Proper battery maintenance is important for two reasons:First, your vehicle won't start or run without it. Second, it is the key to the long life of your auto electrical system. If your battery isn't working efficiently, your alterna... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (Gunn Hwy) Advice on What to Pour into Your Vehicle

Changes in vehicle design and manufacture have resulted in changed fluid requirements for our vehicles. With the sophistication of engines, transmissions, differentials, etc., it's best for Tampa residents to always use the proper type of fluid for their vehicle. Using incorrect fluids can actua... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (Gunn Hwy) Guide to Using the Correct Fluids in Your Vehicle

Today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (Gunn Hwy) post focuses on using coolant. If you pour in the wrong kind, it won't protect the cooling system and may even void the warranty. Check your vehicle owner's manual. Of course... Read More

Super Slick at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (Gunn Hwy) in Tampa: Synthetic Oil

When you get an oil change, it's always a safe bet to just use the type of oil the manufacturer recommends. But sometimes we're asked if we'd like conventional or synthetic motor oil. We glance at the price tags on the two options an... Read More

Battery Replacement at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (Gunn Hwy) in Tampa

Hello, welcome to Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (Gunn Hwy). Today's focus is batteries. It seems like everything in Tampa runs on batteries. Of course, the batteries we're most concerned with here at Tuffy Tire & Auto Servic... Read More

A Fluid Situation (Check Fluid Levels)

There's one fluid in your car you are always careful to keep at a certain level: the fuel. If you don't have fuel, you're not going anywhere. Your vehicle has other fluids which are vitally important to proper and safe operation, too. So, here's a "level" headed approach to those "other" fluids... Read More

The Right Fluids for Your Vehicle

The current vehicles in the market have over a century of engineering behind them. They have evolved into complex and powerful machines. Developments in their engines, however, have coincided with advances in many other vehicle components, including the fluids.It's up to people in Tampa t... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (Gunn Hwy): Making a Battery Last Longer

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... Read More

Sniffing Out a Problem

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... Read More

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