The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) Guide to Vehicle Diagnosis

November 25, 2018

Modern Tampa vehicles have several computers on board that control all kinds of things like engine functions, transmission shifts, traction control, anti-lock brakes, stability control, emissions and on some vehicles, even steering, braking and the throttle.Think about that for a minute things ... More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave)

November 19, 2018

Most Tampa folks occasionally have days when they've got a bunch of errands to run. Yesterday was my day off and I needed to fill the gas tank, pick up some groceries at my Tampa market, swing by the ATM and get the kids from school. I could have made four trips . . . but that would have ... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave): Making Your A/C System Last Longer

November 11, 2018

Tampa drivers know that if their air conditioning system isnt making cool air like it used to, there is a problem. It may be as simple as adding more of the right kind of refrigerant.Your A/C requires special compressor oil, which circulates through the system along with the refrigerant, to lubri... More

Your Vehicle Is NOT Maintenance Free, Tampa Car Owners

November 5, 2018

A generation ago, Tampa drivers seemed to be more inclined to keep their vehicle's preventive maintenance on schedule. One reason for this may be that vehicles back then were a lot less reliable than they are today. Taking your vehicle in to your Tampa shop every year or two for repairs s... More