The Daily Grind (Grinding Noise)

November 22, 2020

If your vehicle makes a grinding sound when you turn the steering wheel, it's speaking to you. No, really, it is. So listen to what it's saying and you could avoid a much more costly repair down the road. A grinding sound coming from the front of your vehicle when you are turning can offer some... More

What's in a Number? (What Tire Numbers Mean)

November 15, 2020

You've probably never paid much attention to the writing on the sides of your tires, but they contain a wealth of information. There's a long combination of letters and numbers that can tell you a whole lot about what tires your vehicle was designed to be riding on. Let's check out this example... More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs Guide to Saving Fuel: Get Rid of Dirty Oil

November 8, 2020

A lot of us drivers are asking ourselves the same question lately: how can we save on fuel? Winter Springs area residents are all cutting back, if not in fuel consumption, then in other areas of our lives. Preventive Maintenance Preventive maintenance is an important way people in Winter Springs ... More

Keeping Your Engine Cool in Winter Springs, Florida

November 1, 2020

The cooling system keeps Florida vehicle's engines from overheating while they are driving around Winter Springs. Its job is to move heat away from the engine. Let's talk about the various components of the system and how they make this happen.The radiator is the part most Winter Springs drivers ... More

Losing Your Spark (Spark Plug Replacement)

October 25, 2020

When's the last time you thought about spark plugs? You probably don't remember. That's because spark plugs usually last a long time and don't need much attention. But they don't last forever, and when they start going bad, they'll send you a few clues. Vehicle is hard to start. Fuel economy ... More

It's About Time: Following Service Intervals at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs

October 18, 2020

There are a lot of things in life that Winter Springs residents have to do on a regular basis. We wash dishes every day, do our laundry and mow our lawns every week, and pay the bills every month. We should go to our Winter Springs dentist twice a year and see our doctor for a check-up once a ye... More

Winter Springs, Florida Winter Prep Service for Your Auto

October 11, 2020

When winter approaches in Florida, Winter Springs residents break out the sweaters, coats, boots and mittens. We want to be ready for Florida winter conditions. Your vehicle needs to be ready for winter as well. The last thing Winter Springs residents want is to get stranded out in the cold. You ... More

QUIET TIME (Listening for Vehicle Problems)

October 4, 2020

Everybody's got friends like this. You know, the kind who, the minute they get in their vehicle and turn the key, the sound system is deafening. They just love to hear that music, sports, news anything but the sound of the vehicle itself. And maybe you're that person, too. Here's something to ... More

Service Center Standard and Procedures

September 27, 2020

All Florida pilots have checklists for every aspect of flying. They always use their checklists even if they only have two steps on them. They do this simply because a checklist is a great way to not forget steps. It is also how they can assure a predictable outcome. That is why Winter Springs ... More

Wired! (Battery Cable Service)

September 20, 2020

Colder weather brings out the worst in a vehicle's battery. On a very cold day, you may have experienced that your engine cranks slowly when starting. But while it may be the battery itself, it may also be the parts that transfer the power to other the other electrical components, the battery c... More