Stuck! (Vehicle Door Issues)

January 24, 2021

This may have happened to you. You drive somewhere and get out of your vehicle only to try closing the door and it just won't stay closed! What a helpless feeling. You can't lock it; you can't leave it like it is. Or, let's say you head down to your vehicle to head out to work in the morning a... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs Brake Service for Safe Stopping in Winter Springs

January 17, 2021

Let's talk about something critical for all Winter Springs drivers: your brakes. Your vehicle is heavy, and it takes a lot of muscle to bring it and your passengers to a safe stop so everything needs to be in good working order. Here's an explanation on how your disc brakes work: The wheel hub k... More

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Wheel Bearings

January 10, 2021

Why are wheel bearings for Winter Springs vehicles important? It's simple: your wheel bearings keep the wheels on your vehicle. In today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs post, we'll discuss more about wheel bearings and how you can make sure they can do their very job while you d... More

Coolant/Antifreeze Service in Winter Springs, Florida

January 3, 2021

Winter Springs auto owners may know that most automotive failures in Winter Springs, Florida, are tire related, but do you know the second most common cause of vehicle failure? Nope, it's not teenagers. It is the coolant system. But if you take good care of your vehicle coolant system, it will t... More

Time for Differential Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs?

January 1, 2021

Hello Winter Springs - let's talk differentials. If you have a rear-wheel drive vehicle, your differential is on the back axle. With front-wheel drive cars, the differential is up front. All-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive vehicles have three differentials - front, rear and in the middle. So you s... More

Pinch Petroleum Pennies! (Fuel Saving Tips)

December 27, 2020

If you saw a dollar bill on the ground, you'd pick it up, right? Well, whether you find that dollar on the ground or in savings at the gas pump, money is money, and here are some ways to hold on to more of it. Slowing down is the easiest way to save fuel, especially for every speed increase over ... More

Fuel for Thought

December 20, 2020

If you're like most people and drive a gasoline-powered vehicle, you need to be up to speed on its fuel-related components. They're pretty basic: the fuel, the fuel filter and the fuel pump. The fuel's the easy part. You probably gas up your vehicle yourself and, if you're like most drivers, pr... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs: Causes of Wheel Misalignment

December 13, 2020

When properly aligned, all of your wheels are pointed in the same direction. Your vehicle will track true and handle the way it is designed. Winter Springs drivers often associate our wheels being knocked out of alignment with an event like a major crash, hitting a pothole, curb or some other obj... More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs for Better Performance

December 6, 2020

Hi Winter Springs residents. Let's talk fuel injectors. A fuel injector is a valve that delivers fuel to a vehicle's engine. It has to deliver the precise amount of fuel to precisely the right place, precisely when the engine needs it. The fuel also has to be mixed with air before it can burn in... More

Go Big or Go Home: Upsize Your Wheels at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs

November 29, 2020

A lot of us Winter Springs drivers like our vehicles to reflect our personalities. We're picky about color and body style. We'll customize anything from floor mats to window tints to license plates. One popular way for Florida motorists to customize a vehicle is to get new wheels.Wheels come in ... More