Following Recommended Intervals for Your vehicle

February 27, 2017

If you're reading this article in Tampa, FL, then you probably care about your vehicle and how it runs. Even though you care, there is still that moment of dread when your professional service advisor at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) tells you the manufacturer recomm... More

Emergency Items for Your vehicle

February 21, 2017

Local Tampa roadside emergencies can range from a flat tire downtown to being stranded in a snowy ravine for three days. So you may want to consider a basic emergency kit to keep in the car at all times and a travel kit tailored to a specific trip.Your close-to-home kit for around Tampa would hav... More

Service to Improve Fuel Economy

February 13, 2017

The price of gas in FL has got people in Tampa talking. It seems that Tampa folks who need a bigger vehicle to carry family and gear, or provide four wheel drive, are hit especially hard. That is why we thought it would be good to review some things that anyone can do to improve fuel economy. F... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave): A Broken or Damaged Timing Belt

February 6, 2017

The timing belt rotates the cam shafts which open and close the valves that allow air, fuel, and exhaust to flow through the engine as it powers your car when you drive around Tampa.An old timing belt can lose a tooth in the belt allowing it to slip. The engine could stop or misfire. Timing belt ... More