Watching Your Check Engine Light

February 27, 2022

Did you know that most of the cars driving around Winter Springs, Florida, carry more computer power than the Apollo 121 Lunar Module that landed on the moon in 1969?New cars sold in the Winter Springs area have as many as 12 networked computers and over five miles (eight kilometers) of wiring. ... More

Using Proper Fluids in Your vehicle

February 20, 2022

Today, Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs is writing about the proper fluids for your vehicle. It's become more complicated with changes in automotive design and manufacturing. It's not that people in Winter Springs are confused as much as they don't realize how much things have cha... More

A Honking Big Jam (Stuck Horn)

February 13, 2022

At one time or another, most drivers honk their horn at someone who might be texting at a stoplight or not paying attention when they're driving. But what happens when you tap on your horn and all of a sudden it won't quit? Everyone's looking at you like you're an angry jerk and all you want to ... More

Under Pressure in Winter Springs: TPMS

February 12, 2022

Have you noticed an increase in price when you get a flat tire fixed in Winter Springs, or have your tires rotated? It might be the result of your TPMS, or Tire Pressure Monitoring System.The federal government began requiring a TPMS system on 2008 model year passenger vehicles and light trucks.... More

The Harm in Skipping an Oil Change for Winter Springs Drivers

February 11, 2022

People in Winter Springs have been hearing a lot about higher oil change intervals these days. Maybe you're wondering: What are the key issues?Some new vehicle manufacturers are now recommending much higher oil change intervals than they have in the past. As much as 5,000 to 8,000 miles (8,000 k... More

Tacky or Techie? The Tachometer.

February 10, 2022

There's a gauge that many vehicles have that says RPM on it. And there are a lot of people who either don't pay any attention to it or don't even know what it is. Here's why it's a good gauge to know about. It's called a tachometer, and that "RPM" label means it is measuring how many revolutions... More

Line Them Up: Wheel Alignment Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs

February 9, 2022

Hello Winter Springs! Let's talk about alignment. One of the most important parts of preventive maintenance for your vehicle is keeping the wheels in alignment. Poor alignment causes your tires to wear unevenly, which can significantly reduce their lifespan. This means you will have to replace t... More

Cool Breeze: Air Conditioning Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs in Winter Springs

February 8, 2022

Most Florida auto owners know that their vehicles need regular preventive maintenance like changing the oil and filters, rotating the tires and refilling the washer fluid. But did you know that your air conditioning system needs routine maintenance as well? Taking care of your air conditioning s... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs: Serpentine Belt Tensioner

February 6, 2022

The serpentine belt tensioner applies pressure to the serpentine belt, maintaining optimal tension to drive the accessories like the alternator and A/C compressor. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs we know that the service life of the belt tensioner is the same as the belt itself... More