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

November 6, 2022

Most Winter Springs folks occasionally have days when they've got a bunch of errands to run. Yesterday was my day off and I needed to fill the gas tank, pick up some groceries at my Winter Springs market, swing by the ATM and get the kids from school. I could have made four trips . . . but that ... More

The Importance of Winter Springs Drivers Following Service Intervals

September 4, 2022

Today in our Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life in Winter Springs with recommended intervals: Let's start with twice yearly dental check-ups and regular physical ... More

Keeping Your 'Old Faithful' Auto Running

August 28, 2022

At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs we've had a lot of Winter Springs customers asking how they can make their vehicles last longer. These questions are actually a reflection of a trend that's been building for several years in Florida. The median age of personal vehicles is now ov... 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

Change Your Wiper Blades Twice Yearly at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs

December 19, 2021

Because 90% of our driving decisions are based on visual information, unobscured vision is paramount. Which brings us to the topic of today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs article: wiper blades. While this isn't the most exciting automotive subject, it's important. You wouldn't ... More

Busted: The Maintenance-Free Myth in Winter Springs

December 5, 2021

There's a segment of the Winter Springs area population that's not committed to proper vehicle maintenance. Now, the ignition system in your vehicle is electronic and controlled by the engine management computer. Spark plugs rarely get fouled and will last for as much as 100,000 miles (160,000 ... More

Trickle Down Technology

October 24, 2021

Recently, Nissan introduced the latest version of its Leaf, the company's electric car. It has many new features, including something called e-Pedal. It allows the driver to let up on the accelerator and, unlike a gasoline engine car, the Leaf doesn't just slowly lose speed; letting off the throt... More

Let Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs Help You Keep Your Vehicle Another Couple of Years

October 10, 2021

Winter Springs area residents may remember when the U.S. government's Cash for Clunkers program made a splash on the news scene. People were offered incentives to trade in old vehicles for new, in the interest of better and improved air quality from reduced emissions.But a lot of Winter Springs d... More

Winter Springs Drivers Severe Service Maintenance Schedules

August 29, 2021

Since driving requirements and lifestyles differ among Winter Springs drivers, your vehicle manufacturer publishes two auto maintenance schedules: the regular schedule and the severe service schedule. Which schedule should Winter Springs drivers follow? Here are some questions to ask yourself:Are... More

Does Your Car Have A Recall Item?

July 18, 2021

No matter how well they're made, vehicles are bound to have problems with their design or manufacturing. Think of all the moving parts. When the government thinks a problem is really serious, they require the vehicle manufacturer to issue recall notices to Winter Springs residents and to fix the... More