Go Straight: Wheel Alignment for Tampa Automobiles

April 30, 2017

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 wit... More

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

April 23, 2017

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 the ... More

Charge It in Tampa for Extended Battery Life

April 18, 2017

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... More

Hey Tampa Drivers: How Do You Save Gas?

April 9, 2017

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... More

The Right Automotive Fluids for Tampa Drivers

April 3, 2017

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... More