Taking the Heat (Batteries in Hot Weather)

August 21, 2022

Quick question. Which is tougher on a vehicle's battery, the heat or the cold? Believe it or not, it's the heat. Think about it. The battery often sits in the engine compartment next to that motor generating lots of heat. That can accelerate corrosion in the battery and may even cause water i... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs Advice on What to Pour into Your Vehicle

March 6, 2022

Changes in vehicle design and manufacture have resulted in changed fluid requirements for our vehicles. With the sophistication of engines, transmissions, differentials, etc., it's best for Winter Springs residents to always use the proper type of fluid for their vehicle. Using incorrect fluids ... 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

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs Service Tip: Why Synthetic Oil Is Good For Your Vehicles

December 12, 2021

Hello Florida! Today's vehicle care topic is: Synthetic Oil vs. Petroleum Based Oil. Synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. If you aren't currently using it, why not? Synthetic motor oil maximizes engine power and fuel economy. To see why, we'd need a microscope, so we'll h... More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs Guide to Proper Fluids for Your Vehicle

September 19, 2021

The automotive professionals at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs would like to give Winter Springs drivers an update on some of the things happening in automotive fluids. You know, vehicles are becoming more sophisticated every day. Fluids such as, oil, coolant and transmission f... More

Wired! (Battery Cable Service)

September 20, 2020

Colder weather brings out the worst in a vehicle's battery. On a very cold day, you may have experienced that your engine cranks slowly when starting. But while it may be the battery itself, it may also be the parts that transfer the power to other the other electrical components, the battery c... More

Automobile Fluids For Your vehicle

June 7, 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 ... More

Charge It in Winter Springs for Extended Battery Life

June 23, 2019

Here's an interesting statistic for our in Winter Springs, Florida, drivers: Only 30 percent of car batteries make it to 48 months. And the life expectancy varies by where you live. It ranges from 51 months in extremely cold areas to just 30 months in extremely hot climates.Why is that? It turns... More

How to Know When to Change Your Oil at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs

March 10, 2019

Today in the Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs auto care blog, we're going to talk to Winter Springs drivers about oil change intervals. It seems that as engine technology advances, oil change intervals become longer for Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs customers. Fo... More

The Right Automotive Fluids for Winter Springs Drivers

January 27, 2019

All those automotive fluids can be confusing for Winter Springs drivers. Recent years have brought new grades of engine oil, types of transmission fluid, coolant and brake fluid. The right fluid protects your vehicle and helps it perform at its best. The wrong fluid won't work as well and could e... More