A Clean Start (Battery Cleaning)

February 11, 2024

Your vehicle is loaded with electrical devices. Computerized components are everywhere, so good electrical connections are important. Those begin with your vehicle's battery, so it's important that its connections are in top shape. Ever had a flashlight that didn't work, took out the old batteri... More

Positive and Negative (Battery Care)

April 16, 2023

You notice when your smartphone's battery starts to go weak on you. It runs out of juice faster than it did when it was new. Bet you pay attention to that pretty closely. Unfortunately, many of us don't pay the same attention to the battery in our vehicles. If your battery got you through the c... More

Battery Maintenance Tips From Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs

March 12, 2023

When it comes to your vehicle, it all starts with the battery. Proper battery maintenance is important for two reasons:First, your vehicle won't start or run without it. Second, it is the key to the long life of your auto electrical system. If your battery isn't working efficiently, your alterna... More

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