Winter Springs residents often ask the question: "Will using premium gas make my car run better?" The answer is simple. But first, let's talk about what exactly premium gasoline is.Different grades of gasoline have different octane ratings. Regular gasoline has the lowest octane rating and premi...
Posted in Fuel System
on July 12, 2020
Here at AutoNetTV, we have national viewers, like your neighbors in Winter Springs, who write to us with questions or feedback. One common question we're asked is: "What is a differential and what does it do?" You may have been told by your Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs service...
Posted in Drive Train
on July 05, 2020
Hey Winter Springs area drivers, are your tires worn out? What is the standard for our Florida streets? How can you tell on your vehicle?While there may be legal requirements for the Winter Springs area, there are safety concerns that go beyond meeting minimum replacement mandates.Two-thirty-se...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on June 28, 2020
So your vehicle won't start. What's the first thing that comes to mind? Battery dead? Starter motor worn out? Out of gas? Well, those are all reasons that make sense. But your vehicle may be refusing to start because one of its computers is being warned that to do so might damage it. Here's ...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on June 21, 2020
Today at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs we want to talk with you about a very important safety issue. This automotive safety warning is coming from a very unusual source: fire fighting experts. You've probably heard of E-85 gasoline being offered in the Winter Springs area. Som...
Posted in Warranty
on June 14, 2020
If you've walked through the automotive fluids section of an auto parts store in Winter Springs, you'll know how overwhelming the sheer number of products available can be. How do you know what's right for your vehicle?As you know, these fluids all serve a function in making your car run as you ...
Posted in Fluids
on June 07, 2020
Whenever they hear the term "exhaust service," most Winter Springs residents think about exhaust pipes and mufflers. Well, actually, exhaust service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs is a lot more comprehensive these days. For example, catalytic converters were mandated in 1976 a...
Posted in Exhaust
on May 31, 2020
Today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs article focuses on severe service maintenance. Many Winter Springs drivers are not aware of them and yet there are also very vocal advocates in Florida who think that severe service schedules apply to everyone. Somewhere between a complete ...
Posted in Maintenance
on May 24, 2020
Let's talk about air quality in Winter Springs. It's a global issue, but affects us wherever we are. Many decades ago, Winter Springs drivers began to become aware of how air pollution negatively affects health. But what about the air inside your vehicle?Now, it's only been in the last few years ...
Posted in Suspension
on May 17, 2020
In your engine, valves over each combustion chamber open to allow fresh air in, close during the combustion event, and then other valves open to let out the exhaust. All of this happens over and over thousands of times a minute when you are driving around Winter Springs. The timing belts importan...
Posted in Timing Belt
on May 10, 2020