The Sign of the Shield (Heat Shield Repair and Replacement)

January 15, 2023

Even in the months where temperatures are cooler, heat is still an enemy of your vehicle. When your engine runs, it creates heat, so there are numerous heat shields that protect other parts from those higher temperatures. Heat shields are installed around several areas of the exhaust system. Ot... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs Service for Your Exhaust System

August 14, 2022

Your vehicle's exhaust system is more than just a tailpipe and a muffler. In fact, it is one of the most complex systems on your vehicle. The manifold is attached to the vehicle engine. It collects exhaust from the cylinders and directs it into the exhaust pipe. Gaskets seal the connection of th... More

Exhaust Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs: Passing the Smell Test

July 24, 2022

The exhaust system on a vehicle is more complex than most Winter Springs residents realize. It contains everything from old-fashioned pipes and clamps to sophisticated computers and sensors. All Florida folks know a properly functioning exhaust system is good for the environment, but sometimes w... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs Automotive Tips: Diagnostic Service

February 21, 2021

Imagine waking up one morning with a stomach ache. You pick up the phone, call the doctors office and say, Ive got a really bad tummy ache. How much will it cost to make me feel better? Of course you wouldnt do that. You know that there could be a lot of reasons for your symptoms and that the doc... More

Exhaust Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs in Winter Springs

May 31, 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... More

PCV Valve: What Is It?

January 1, 2020

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... More

Winter Springs Exhaust and Emissions Service

October 28, 2018

Many Winter Springs residents don't realize that there is more to exhaust system maintenance than just tailpipes and mufflers, if you can see smoke or if it's too loud. Exhaust service at a full-service automotive center like Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs is really a lot more c... More