Car Care Tips

July 2020

Your Biggest Fan (Radiator Fan Problems)

Your vehicle's engine makes a lot of heat when it's powering you down the road, so it needs a way to get rid of that energy. That's why your vehicle has a cooling system, complete with a radiator and one or two radiator fans, also called cooling fans. Those fans make sure air keeps moving acros... Read More

Give Your Engine Clean Fuel with a New Fuel Filter from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave)

Your vehicle requires plenty of clean fuel to run. If your fuel contains contaminants, your fuel injectors will eventually become clogged up. When this happens, your vehicle engine may not get the proper amount of fuel at the correct pressure to run at peak performance. This hurts performance as... Read More

Know Your Towing Limits in Tampa

Some Tampa drivers figure that anything they can attach to their trailer hitch can be towed by their vehicle. Nope. If you're going to do any towing around Tampa, you should be aware of safety issues, FL towing laws and potential liability.Understanding tow ratings is important for safe towing. A... Read More

Battery Basics for Tampa

It's important for Tampa drivers to know battery basics. First, let's talk about which is harder on a battery hot or cold FL weather. Most Tampa area drivers think it's cold weather because that's when we call on our batteries to have enough power to start a cold vehicle engine.However, heat d... Read More

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