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STRAIGHT TALK ABOUT STEERING (Loose Steering)

Perhaps you've heard someone use the term "loose steering." And it's pretty much what it sounds like. You turn the steering wheel and the vehicle's wheels don't seem to go exactly where you thought you were pointing them. You have to constantly make steering adjustments. Loose steering is slop... Read More

Steer Right in Tampa

Virtually all vehicles come with power steering, so many Tampa drivers have never driven a car or truck without it. Power steering assists you when you turn your vehicle steering wheel. Without it, it would be very hard to steer. Now this power assist comes in a couple of forms. In recent years,... Read More

Right or Left? Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (Gunn Hwy) Power Steering Service

Have you ever driven a vehicle without power steering? If you have, then you probably appreciate how much easier it is to drive today's modern vehicles. Before power steering, all of the force to turn a vehicle had to come from the driver's arms. That's why old cars had such large steering wheels... Read More

Stay Headed in the Right Direction, Tampa

Power steering is standard on nearly every vehicle in Tampa, FL, these days. Now there are some exotic, new types of power steering systems, but for the most part, the general setup is a pump that's driven by a belt powered by the engine.Contact the automotive professionals at Tuffy Tire... Read More

Defensive Driving in Tampa, FL

There was a man in the Tampa area who learned that most car accidents occur within a mile of home – so he moved. (Just kidding!)When we think of defensive driving, we often focus on our local FL highway situations. The fact of the matter is we need to be just as careful close to home in ... Read More

Power Steering Service in Tampa

Most Tampa drivers are too young to remember life before power steering - cranking those great big steering wheels! It was a pretty good workout. Now power steering is standard. Let's look at how it works. The heart of any power steering system is its pump. The pump pressurizes the power s... Read More

The Straight and Narrow: Power Steering Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (Gunn Hwy)

Service to a vehicle's power steering system is part of preventive maintenance for Tampa auto owners. This system provides power to the steering wheel so you can turn it with ease. Without power steering, all of the power to turn your vehicle's wheels would have to come from you.The cent... Read More

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