Hold the Oil! (Oil Pan Gasket Replacement)

November 19, 2023

You've likely heard how important oil is to your vehicle's engine. Did you know that there's one part that's responsible for holding that oil so you can use it every day? It's called the oil pan, and it sits at the bottom of the engine. The oil pan is a vital, though simple, part of your engine's... More

Maintenance on My Mind

November 12, 2023

Ask any Winter Springs man or woman if they've taken their vehicle in for preventive maintenance lately, and the answer may well be no. Surveys indicate that over 80% of vehicles on the road today are in need of some kind of repair or maintenance. Now, ask that same person why he hasn't taken his... More

The Engine Gets a Boost (Turbocharged Engine Maintenance)

May 21, 2023

If someone told you that your vehicle could have the same power but with a smaller engine, wouldn't that sound like great idea? Just think, a smaller engine would save you money at the gas station and you'd still get the same horsepower. The technology to do just that has been around for a long t... More

Keep Your Winter Springs Car Breathing Free: Engine Air Filter

April 23, 2023

Hey Winter Springs - this is something really amazing: Your vehicle uses 12,000 times as much air as fuel when you drive it. All of that air has to be filtered to keep your engine clean.That's like 100 gallons (380 liters) of air every block! The engine air filter is just another example of a ve... More

The Maintenance Free Myth

March 19, 2023

Sometimes we hear people in Winter Springs say, "What's up with all this maintenance stuff? Modern cars just don't break down." While it is true that today's vehicles are extremely reliable, they are also becoming increasingly complicated and use more exotic materials than ever before. All that ... More

Technician Training at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs

February 5, 2023

Your vehicle is important to you, and keeping it running properly is important to your lifestyle. That's why you're smart enough to have it serviced regularly at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs in Winter Springs. And even though it may just be routine maintenance, you want it don... More

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