Car Care Tips

Upgrade Shocks for Better Handling in Tampa

Video: Many Tampa drivers probably don't think of their shock absorbers as an important safety system; but that's just what shocks and struts are. They're all about ride control – keeping your vehicle tires in contact with the road and managing body motion.Every time you hit a bump or pothole on a Tamp... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) On Your Serpentine Belt

Video:   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 there'... Read More

Keys to a Long Lasting Vehicle

Video: We live in a disposable society. Everything from elaborate packaging to our clothing. Even cell phones are disposable. When replacement is cheaper than repair, the term "built to last" goes by the wayside. An exception is our vehicles. They're still a very big investment and Tampa drivers want t... Read More

10 Services Tampa Drivers Often Overlook

Video: We live such busy lives nowadays: work, social events, running the kids all over Tampa. Some days it's all we can do to keep track of everywhere we need to be. That's why you've gotta be organized. Smartphones, calendar apps - we have to keep track of it all.So let's talk about schedules. Specif... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave): Air Conditioning – Common Problem

Video: Your auto air conditioning system cools and conditions the air in your passenger compartment when you are driving around Tampa. It also removes moisture from the air to keep your windows from fogging up.A common A/C problem for Tampa drivers that visit Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (... Read More

It Is Time to Check Your Intervals

Video: 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 reason, they... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave): When to Replace Your Wiper Blades

Video: There are several important factors that go into how often Tampa drivers should replace their wiper blades. Of course, the more you use your wipers, the faster the blades will wear out – especially if you use them on an icy windshield. Whether it’s a lot of bugs and road grime from FL freeway dri... Read More

Clean Air for Your Engine: Engine Air Filters In Tampa

Video: Every Tampa car owner who has taken their car in for an oil change has been told that their engine air filter's dirty. Here's what goes into the determination of when to change the filter: First, your vehicle owner's manual will have a recommendation of when the filter should be replaced. So bet... Read More

AAA - Cautions in Extreme Heat

Video: {?video;480;360;http://www.youtube.com/embed/0t63k66IjSk;http://www.protech-automotive.com/Car-Care-Tips/content/images/AAA_ExtremeHeat.jpg;/video?} With temperatures soaring to record highs around the country, AAA cautions motorists not to underestimate the ways in which extreme heat can wreak ... Read More

Fuel Injection Keeps Getting Better for Tampa Motorists

Video: Tampa residents know that engines burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your engine where it is squirted—or injected—into your engine's cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injectors.There are two ways to inject fuel into an engine. Fuel needs air to burn, so in the f... Read More

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