Car Care Tips

Cruisin' on Down Main Street

When automakers first came out with cruise control, it was a real luxury item.  The older cruise controls used a mechanical vacuum system but it worked.  Well, some of the time.  Now days, cruise control is all electronic, thanks to computers.  It's reliable and a real convenience on long trips. ... Read More

Vive la Differential at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs in Winter Springs

There are a lot of drivers in Winter Springs who are due for a differential service, but had never heard of a differential before. With front-wheel drive being so common in Florida these days, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Winter Springs f... Read More

Cool Running in Winter Springs

Unless you live in Death Valley, you really don't hear much any more about cars overheating. That's because cooling systems in vehicles have been much improved. That doesn't mean you can't overheat your vehicle engine, though. Without proper preventive maintenance, you could still find ... Read More

Battery Replacement for Your vehicle

Modern vehicles in and around Winter Springs run on 12 volt electrical systems. 12 volts is enough to get the job done for Winter Springs drivers without having so much power that there is danger of electrocution. But today's vehicles have more electrical components and do-dads than eve... Read More

Saving Lives in Winter Springs with Tire Pressure

All new passenger vehicles on our Winter Springs, Florida, roads now have tire pressure monitoring systems – TPMS for short. They are designed to alert you if your tires are underinflated. Since they are fairly new, a lot of people have questions about them.First off, the most important ... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Winter Springs Tune Up

Have you ever gone to listen to an orchestra? The musicians take the stage early and tune their instruments. Each individual instrument must be in tune, but the critical thing is for the entire orchestra to be in tune with each other. That's why they tune up together.Now this is no surpr... Read More

Maintaining Your Diesel in Winter Springs

Diesel engines have been used extensively in Europe and Asia for many years. They haven't been as common in the Winter Springs area because of the high sulfur content in our diesel fuel. But the government is now mandating lower sulfur content and, as a result, we are going to see more ... Read More

Hey Winter Springs Drivers, How Many Miles Are on Your Car?

Nowadays, Winter Springs drivers are paying more at Florida gas pumps. For some families it adds up to several hundred dollars every month. That's got to come out of the budget somewhere. This is one of the reasons many Florida drivers are putting off buying a new car. They plan on keepi... Read More

Keep It Flowing with a Fuel Filter Replacement at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs

The function of the fuel filter is pretty self-explanatory. It filters your fuel. The fuel filter is in the fuel line somewhere in between the fuel tank and the engine. Both gas and diesel vehicles around Winter Springs use fuel filters. For more information about your fuel filter, visit... Read More

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