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Suspension Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) in Tampa

Video: During an inspection at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) in Tampa, your friendly and knowledgeable automotive service technician will check for worn, broken or missing parts. Here's a quick rundown of suspension system components: There are the springs which hold th... Read More

Need a New Battery? Call Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) Today

Video: Hello Tampa drivers! Need a new battery? There is a good chance that you do – 70% of batteries need to be replaced within four years. As your battery discharges and then recharges as you drive around Tampa, bits of the surface of the battery plates disintegrate. As this process continues over a ... Read More

Brake Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) in Tampa

Video: Brakes really aren't optional equipment for Tampa drivers' vehicles. And taking care of them isn't optional either.A regular brake inspection is on every FL driver's vehicle maintenance schedule. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave), our team will check your brake sy... Read More

Go Straight: Wheel Alignment for Tampa Automobiles

Video: Tampa drivers may have an alignment problem if their car drifts or pulls to one side, the steering wheel's off center, they notice uneven tire wear or the car doesn't feel like it handles right as they drive down Tampa, FL, streets and roads.When all of a vehicle's wheels are lined up exactly wi... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave): Serpentine Belt Tensioner

Video: The serpentine belt tensioner applies pressure to the serpentine belt, maintaining optimal tension to drive the accessories like the alternator and A/C compressor. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) we know that the service life of the belt tensioner is the same as ... Read More

Charge It in Tampa for Extended Battery Life

Video: Here's an interesting statistic for our in Tampa, FL, drivers: Only 30 percent of car batteries make it to 48 months. And the life expectancy varies by where you live. It ranges from 51 months in extremely cold areas to just 30 months in extremely hot climates.Why is that? It turns out that it's... Read More

Hey Tampa Drivers: How Do You Save Gas?

Video: Higher Tampa fuel prices aren't going away any time soon. That's not good news for our wallets. A lot of Tampa drivers are trying to find ways to cut down on fuel consumption and hang on to some of their hard-earned money.North Americans drive billions of miles less during months of high fuel pri... Read More

The Right Automotive Fluids for Tampa Drivers

Video: All those automotive fluids can be confusing for Tampa drivers. Recent years have brought new grades of engine oil, types of transmission fluid, coolant and brake fluid. The right fluid protects your vehicle and helps it perform at its best. The wrong fluid won't work as well and could even cause... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) Often Asked About Premium vs. Regular Gas

Video: Tampa residents often ask the question: "Will using premium gas make my car run better?" The answer is simple. But first, let's talk about what exactly premium gasoline is.Different grades of gasoline have different octane ratings. Regular gasoline has the lowest octane rating and premium the hi... Read More

Tampa Exhaust and Emissions Service

Video: Many Tampa residents don't realize that there is more to exhaust system maintenance than just tailpipes and mufflers, if you can see smoke, or if it's too loud. Exhaust service at a full-service automotive center like Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) is really a lot... Read More

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