Car Care Tips

Are There Blind Spots in Tampa?

All Tampa drivers have blind spots – and no, I'm not talking about the fact that you really don't sing like Adele. I mean the areas of the road that you can't see when you're driving around Tampa.First let's talk about our own blinds spots, and then we can talk about others...To begin, ... Read More

Vive la Differential at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) in Tampa

There are a lot of drivers in Tampa who are due for a differential service, but had never heard of a differential before. With front-wheel drive being so common in FL these days, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Tampa folks don't even have to... Read More

Line Them Up: Wheel Alignment Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave)

Hello Tampa! Let's talk about alignment. One of the most important parts of preventive maintenance for your vehicle is keeping the wheels in alignment. Poor alignment causes your tires to wear unevenly, which can significantly reduce their lifespan. This means you will have to replace t... Read More

Recommended Tampa Service Intervals

Everyone in Tampa, FL, knows we are advised to go to our Tampa dentist twice a year.  Oral-conscious Tampa residents have a teeth-cleaning and examination. Once a year, we get x-rays to look for problems that can't be seen with the naked eye. When our dentist is done, he/she tells us wha... Read More

Wipe Out! New Wiper Blades for Tampa Drivers

When people in Tampa talk about vehicle safety, they think of tires and brakes. But do we think about our windshields? Isn't the ability to see a prime safety factor when it comes to driving around FL? Yet we often don't even notice our windshields until we can't see through them or our... Read More

What Tampa Automotive Service Consumers Should Know

There are some things drivers should know about Tampa car service and repair. First and foremost, Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) cares about you and your family's safety. And we really appreciate your business. Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (... Read More

FL: What Is the Risk of High Oil Change Intervals?

FL residents may have heard that vehicles don't need their oil changed as often as they used to. That's true. But it's not the whole story.Owing to improved engine technology and higher oil quality, most newer vehicles can go longer between oil changes than their older counterparts.So what is a g... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) Helps You Decipher the Menu Board: Part 2

FL service centers have a menu board that lists the services they provide. Some Tampa drivers may not be familiar with all of the items on the board so here is a quick description of some of the typical services that might be listed.Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletc... Read More

Check Your Shocks and Struts at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave)

  Today we're talking to Tampa drivers about shocks and struts. They're so easy for FL folks to forget about because they last so long and wear out so slowly. But your shocks are really responsible for keeping your tires on the road – so they're very important.Without shocks, your wheels... Read More

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

Hello, welcome to Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave). Today's focus is batteries. It seems like everything in Tampa runs on batteries. Of course, the batteries we're most concerned with here at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) ar... Read More

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