Car Care Tips

Deciphering the Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) Menu Board

Video: Let's talk about deciphering the auto service menu board. Tampa, FL, service centers like Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) have a board that lists the routine services they provide. But some people don't know what these services really are unless they ask. Let's go ... Read More

Service Center Standard and Procedures

Video: All FL pilots have checklists for every aspect of flying. They always use their checklists even if they only have two steps on them. They do this simply because a checklist is a great way to not forget steps. It is also how they can assure a predictable outcome. That is why Tampa automotive serv... Read More

Fuel Injection Basics for Tampa

Video: All modern Tampa vehicles come with fuel injection systems, so it's a topic Tampa drivers need to know something about. The mighty fuel injector is a valve that delivers the gas or diesel fuel to the right place, in the right amount at the right time—to be mixed with air and burned in the engine... Read More

On Board Diagnostics for Your vehicle

Video: Today we're going to talk about on-board diagnostics and the questions we hear from folks around Tampa, FL, who need answers about diagnostic services. They want to know what diagnostics are, what's involved and what the benefits are. They really want to understand the value of diagnostic scans ... Read More

Gear Up: Transmission Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) in Tampa

Video: The transmission system in your vehicle allows you to change gears. Lower gears are power gears. They get your vehicle moving and get it up hills. Higher gears get the vehicle up to speed and get it rolling faster. If you have a standard transmission, then you have to do the work of shifting gea... Read More

Why People in Tampa Hesitate to Get Their Vehicle Serviced

Video: A recent report stated that over 80 percent of the vehicles on our Tampa, FL, roads have one or more service or repair that's needed but hasn't been taken care of. Now that's a lot of undone service. That translates into something over 160 million vehicles in North America alone. Some of the neg... Read More

What to Do In Case of an Accident

Video: If you've ever been in a vehicle accident around Tampa, FL, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what you should do in case of an accident in Tampa, FL:When an accident occurs, you should always stop. Leaving the scene o... Read More

Stay Safe in Tampa by Putting Your Cell Phone on ICE

Video: We don't want to think about it, but each Tampa resident who drives or rides in a vehicle is potentially an accident victim. In the worst-case scenario, those people are unconscious and unable to communicate with FL rescue workers. Rescue workers and Tampa police are well aware of this difficulty... Read More

Looking Down the Road - Headlamps

Video: If you've ever been driving around Tampa and had a headlamp go out, you've probably just wanted to replace the bad bulb. If your car uses halogen headlamps, they dim over time. So if you just put in one, they won't have the same brightness, which can be distracting and will affect your field of ... Read More

Tampa, FL Winter Prep Service for Your Auto

Video: When winter approaches in FL, Tampa residents break out the sweaters, coats, boots and mittens. We want to be ready for FL winter conditions. Your vehicle needs to be ready for winter as well. The last thing Tampa residents want is to get stranded out in the cold. You need your vehicle to be safe... Read More

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