Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) Advice on What to Pour into Your Vehicle

April 22, 2018

Changes in vehicle design and manufacture have resulted in changed fluid requirements for our vehicles. With the sophistication of engines, transmissions, differentials, etc., it's best for Tampa residents to always use the proper type of fluid for their vehicle. Using incorrect fluids can actua... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave): Brake Noise

April 16, 2018

Your brake pads are the important parts that rub against the rotor (or disc) to slow and stop your car when driving in Tampa. They eventually wear down.When your pads are worn too much, they wont stop your vehicle as well. When the friction material is worn away, metal parts of the pad are expose... More

Automobile Fluids For Your vehicle

April 8, 2018

If you've walked through the automotive fluids section of an auto parts store in Tampa, you'll know how overwhelming the sheer number of products available can be. How do you know what's right for your vehicle?As you know, these fluids all serve a function in making your car run as you drive aro... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) Maintenance Tips: The Belt Goes On

April 1, 2018

All Tampa service advisors know that without the alternator, the battery will go dead in a few miles. The serpentine belt may also run the pumps for both the power steering and power brakes. And on many vehicles, the serpentine belt powers the water pump. The water pump circulates coolant throu... More