To Fix or Not To Fix: That Is the Question.

December 30, 2018

No matter what vehicle you drive, when certain things break, you have to make a decision. Should I get it fixed now, later or never? Air conditioning is one of those things. You can certainly live without air conditioning, but it sure is nice to have on a sweltering day. Let's say your air con... More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave)

December 23, 2018

Is your vehicle sometimes hard to start early in the morning? When you turn the key, does it hesitate or stutter? If so, the problem could be the result of a dirty fuel system. Your vehicle's fuel system starts with the air filter and ends in the top of your engine. Over time, different pa... More

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

December 16, 2018

Don't you hate it when you hear that squeal from under the hood when you're zipping down a busy Tampa road? It usually means there is a problem with the serpentine belt. The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine accessories. It runs the alternator - which charges the battery; the water pu... More

Drive Train Service in Tampa at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave)

December 9, 2018

The drive train in your vehicle includes all the components that transfer power from the transmission to the wheels. Those components differ depending on what type of vehicle you drive, namely, front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The preventive mainte... More

Why Is My Check Engine Light On?

December 2, 2018

The Check Engine Light strikes fear into the hearts of some Tampa drivers, and is totally ignored by just as many. Just what it means is a mystery to most people. Let's get the urgency issues out of the way first. If your Check Engine light is flashing, that means that something is wrong ... More