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Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (Gunn Hwy) in Tampa

Don't you hate it when you hear that squeal from under the hood when you're zipping down a busy Tampa road? It usually means there is a problem with the serpentine belt. The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine accessories. It runs ... Read More

PCV Valve Replacement

Hello Tampa, let's talk about your often-unnoticed but extremely important PCV valve. The energy from exploding fuel is what powers your engine. But some of the vapors from the explosions escape into the lower part of the engine, call... Read More

Timing Belt Replacement in Tampa

Today we want to talk to Tampa drivers about timing belts. They're something that many drivers don't know much about and yet your vehicle won't run if it's broken – and it could cause many thousands of dollars damage if it does break. A broken timing belt is usually a tale of woe. Even th... Read More

Timing Belt

Ever heard the sad tale of a staggeringly steep repair bill from a broken timing belt? Bad news. Let's take a lesson from their woes and remember to think about our timing belt.First, let's review what a timing belt does. The top part of the engine over the cylinders is called the cylinde... Read More

Emergency Items for Your vehicle

Local Tampa roadside emergencies can range from a flat tire downtown to being stranded in a snowy ravine for three days. So you may want to consider a basic emergency kit to keep in the car at all times and a travel kit tailored to a specific trip.Your close-to-home kit for around Tampa wo... Read More

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