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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

Does My Choice in Oil Affect Change Intervals?

Oil changes are probably the most recognized service on a vehicle. Almost all Tampa residents know about them. But do we know enough?Several decades ago, oil changes were fairly standard: every three months or 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But recent advances in both engine technology and oil... Read More

The Right Fluids for Your Vehicle

The current vehicles in the market have over a century of engineering behind them. They have evolved into complex and powerful machines. Developments in their engines, however, have coincided with advances in many other vehicle compo... Read More

FL: What Is the Risk of High Oil Change Intervals?

FL residents may have heard that vehicles don't need their oil changed as often as they used to. That's true. But it's not the whole story.Owing to improved engine technology and higher oil quality, most newer vehicles can go longer between oil changes than their older counterparts.So what is a g... Read More

Battery Replacement at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) in Tampa

Hello, welcome to Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave). Today's focus is batteries. It seems like everything in Tampa runs on batteries. Of course, the batteries we're most concerned with here at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) are those in... Read More

Using Proper Fluids in Your vehicle

Today, Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) is writing about the proper fluids for your vehicle. It's become more complicated with changes in automotive design and manufacturing. It's not that people in Tampa are confused as much as they don't realize how much things... Read More

Battery Maintenance Tips From Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave)

When it comes to your vehicle, it all starts with the battery. Proper battery maintenance is important for two reasons:First, your vehicle won't start or run without it. Second, it is the key to the long life of your auto electrical system. If your battery isn't working efficiently, your ... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) Alternator Replacement Service in Tampa

Your vehicle alternator doesn't get enough credit. Though your battery gets your engine started, after that – it's all about the alternator. Driving around Tampa is a lot of work for your alternator, and as upgrades such as heated steering wheels, cooled seats, stability control and lane... Read More

Make Your Battery Last

Today's report from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) is on vehicle batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be very unusual if you hadn't. You may be surprised t... Read More

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

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 ca... Read More

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