Car Care Tips

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down Around Winter Springs

There's not much we can do about the price of gas in Winter Springs, Florida, but we do quite a bit about how much we use as we're driving on our Winter Springs streets.Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy.The f... Read More

Fuel Injection: It Keeps Getting Better for Winter Springs Drivers

Winter Springs residents know that engines need to burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your vehicle engine where it is squirtedor injectedinto your engine's cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injector... Read More

On Board Diagnostics for Your Engine

Starting in 1996, Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs service technicians have been able to use a standardized diagnostic system to help determine what is wrong with a vehicle. This diagnostic system works in tandem with the Engine Control Modules for each vehicle's engine. The Engine... Read More

Braking News: Keep Your Stopping Power

Richard Petty once told AutoNetTV, You've gotta have good brakes. If you've got good brakes you can keep yourself out of a lotta trouble.That's why a regular brake inspection is on every Winter Springs driver's maintenance schedule. ... Read More

PCV Valve: What Is It?

Most Winter Springs drivers know something about preventive maintenance on a vehicle. We know we should routinely replace the oil and wiper blades and other fluids. But have you heard of a PCV valve ? This little car part needs to be replaced regularly or it can cause some serious problems in you... Read More

New School: Automotive Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs Technician Training

Winter Springs consumers are demanding. We want a safe, reliable vehicle that handles well and is comfortable to ride in. Oh, and we want good fuel economy, too. We also want vehicle repairs that are cheap, fast and easy. Unfortunately, one usually comes at the cost of the other.Today's vehicles ... Read More

On Board Diagnostics for Winter Springs Motorists

Some Winter Springs vehicle owners wonder why Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs and other Winter Springs auto repair shops charge a fee for vehicle diagnostics.Receiving a diagnostic charge at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs in Winter Springs

If you've ever heard a squealing sound under your vehicle hood, chances are it was your serpentine belt. More importantly, the belt powers the alternator. The alternator creates electricity that's used by your vehicle's electrical sy... Read More

Maintenance for High Mileage Vehicles in Winter Springs, Florida

The median age for cars in the Winter Springs, Florida area was over nine years. And two-thirds had over 75,000 miles. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs we hear reports that those numbers continue to rise.If you have... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs On Your Serpentine Belt

Today we're going to be talking about serpentine belts for our Winter Springs, Florida, 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 ... Read More

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