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

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs: Why Replace Your Engine Air Filter?

June 6, 2021

Just as our bodies need clean air to function properly, your vehicle engine needs clean air to operate efficiently. Let's go egghead for a minute. For every gallon of gas we burn driving on Winter Springs streets, 20 pounds of carbon dioxide comes out the tailpipe. Question: how can a gallon of ... More

Don't Miss a Beat (Importance of Regular Maintenance)

March 28, 2021

In many places, license plates have to be renewed every year or else you can't drive your vehicle legally. Usually, you'll get a reminder from the agency that issues the plates. That kind of regular attention needs to be paid to your vehicle as well. Its manufacturer has determined a schedule o... More

Commitment to Make Your vehicle Last at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs

August 30, 2020

These days many people in the Winter Springs area are really committed to making their cars last a long time. First thing: you've got to start with what you've got. It'd be ideal if people started with a brand new car, never missed a scheduled service item, paid attention to the severe service m... More