Car Care Tips

TPMS: Tire Pressure Monitoring for Your Tampa Vehicle

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Tampa drivers may know that all 2008 model year and newer cars, mini-vans and light trucks in FL come with a tire pressure monitoring system. Many slightly older vehicles around the Tampa area have these systems as well. A tire pressure monito... Read More

It's About Time: Following Service Intervals at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave)

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. There are a lot of things in life that Tampa residents have to do on a regular basis. We wash dishes every day, do our laundry and mow our lawns every week, and pay the bills every month. We should go to our Tampa dentist twice a year and see ... Read More

Breathe Deep in Tampa With a New Cabin Air Filter

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Poor interior air quality is nothing to sneeze at, and Tampa auto owners might be interested to know that more and more new cars are coming equipped with a cabin air filter. Check your vehicle owner's manual, but they typically need to be repl... Read More

Tampa Car Owners Ask: Why Do I Need to Change My Serpentine Belt?

Video: Any Tampa driver who understands preventive maintenance knows that “if it ain't broke, don't fix it” is bad auto advice. Replacing a part before it breaks is much less costly for Tampa residents than repairing the engine damage that comes after a part breaks or fails. A good example of this is th... Read More

Tire Replacement: What Tampa Drivers Need to Know

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Looking at getting some new tires? Maybe the real reason for wanting those off-highway tires is that they look cool. Well there's nothing wrong with that. If you make sure that you've got your functional needs covered with your selection, then... Read More

Upsizing Wheels and Tires With Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave)

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Many Tampa drivers want to accessorize their vehicle - you know, make it theirs. One of the easiest ways to get a custom look is to get some new wheels. There are thousands of wheel designs at Tampa area tire shops to get you the look you want... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) Brake Service for Safe Stopping in Tampa

Video: Let's talk about something critical for all Tampa drivers: your brakes. Your vehicle is heavy, and it takes a lot of muscle to bring it and your passengers to a safe stop – so everything needs to be in good working order. Here's an explanation on how your disc brakes work: The wheel hub keeps you... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down in Tampa

Video: There’s not much Tampa drivers can do about the price of gas in 
FL, but we can control - up to a point - how much we use. Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy. The first thing we can do is watch the go-pedal. Hard acceleration just sucks the gas. Gently leave stop lights a... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) Alternator Replacement Service in Tampa

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Your vehicle alternator doesn't get enough credit. Though your battery gets your engine started, after that – it's all about the alternator.  Driving around Tampa is a lot of work for your alternator, and as upgrades such as heated steering wh... Read More

Make Your Battery Last

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Today's report from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) is on vehicle batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be ... Read More

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