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Let Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) Help You Keep Your Vehicle Another Couple of Years

Tampa area residents may remember when the U.S. government's “Cash for Clunkers” program made a splash on the news scene. People were offered incentives to trade in old vehicles for new, in the interest of better and improved air quality from reduced emissions.But a lot of Tampa drivers want to h... Read More

Economics of Maintenance for Tampa Auto Owners

Your browser does not support the video tag. Buying a new car in Tampa is always a big financial decision. The allure of that new car smell is powerful, to be sure. But what if your current car is still in good shape? How do you decide?People in Tampa who've been used to driving a new ca... Read More

I Can See Clearly Now: Wiper Blade Replacement in Tampa

Your browser does not support the video tag. About 90% of our driving decisions in the Tampa area are based solely on what we see. So having a good pair of windshield wipers is extremely important.Most Tampa drivers have experienced the frustration and fear of not being able to see clearl... Read More

I Can See Clearly Now: Wiper Blade Replacement in Tampa

Your browser does not support the video tag. About 90% of our driving decisions in the Tampa area are based solely on what we see. So having a good pair of windshield wipers is extremely important.Most Tampa drivers have experienced the frustration and fear of not being able to see clearl... Read More

I Can See Clearly Now: Wiper Blade Replacement in Tampa

Your browser does not support the video tag. About 90% of our driving decisions in the Tampa area are based solely on what we see. So having a good pair of windshield wipers is extremely important.Most Tampa drivers have experienced the frustration and fear of not being able to see clearl... Read More

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

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 h... Read More

Your Vehicle Is NOT Maintenance Free, Tampa Car Owners

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 y... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) Helps You Decipher the Menu Board: Part 2

Your browser does not support the video tag. FL service centers have a menu board that lists the services they provide. Some Tampa drivers may not be familiar with all of the items on the board so here is a quick description of some of the typical services that might be listed.Tuffy Tire... Read More

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

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 th... Read More

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

Your browser does not support the video tag.   Today we're going to be talking about serpentine belts for our Tampa, FL, customers. Let's start by talking about the accessories that are driven by the serpentine belt. First is the alternator. That's the device that makes electricity to pow... Read More

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