Have a Ball! Know your Ball Joints (Ball Joints)

July 30, 2023

We all have joints in our own skeletal system, but did you know your vehicle has some joints of its own? One of the most important is called a ball joint. One of the interesting things is that it's somewhat similar to the ball and socket joints we have in our hips and shoulders. A ball joint all... More

Steering Clear in Winter Springs

November 27, 2022

Those who know vehicles believe the steering system may be the most vital component of them all. Perhaps you've found over the years your steering has gotten loose. Or maybe suddenly, your steering wheel has gotten very hard to turn. Let's steer you in the direction of understanding why this may ... More

Defensive Driving in Winter Springs, Florida

June 12, 2022

There was a man in the Winter Springs area who learned that most car accidents occur within a mile of home so he moved. (Just kidding!)When we think of defensive driving, we often focus on our local Florida highway situations. The fact of the matter is we need to be just as careful close to ho... More

That Squeal is Telling You Something (What Causes Squealing While Steering)

April 17, 2022

If you hear a squealing noise when you turn your vehicle, it's trying to tell you something is wrong. After all, it never made that noise before, right? The sound you hear may becoming from a few sources. Let's take a look (or a listen) to some of the possibilities. First, you almost certainl... More

Steer Right in Winter Springs

September 12, 2021

Virtually all vehicles come with power steering, so many Winter Springs drivers have never driven a car or truck without it. Power steering assists you when you turn your vehicle steering wheel. Without it, it would be very hard to steer. Now this power assist comes in a couple of forms. In rece... More

Steer Me Right! (Failing Power Steering Hose)

July 4, 2021

Most drivers love how easy it is to turn their vehicles, and they have power steering to thank. Engineers have figured out a way to take some of your engine's power to help you turn. Without it, steering can be quite a chore. New power systems are electric, but there are still plenty of the old... More

Stay Headed in the Right Direction, Winter Springs

April 12, 2020

Power steering is standard on nearly every vehicle in Winter Springs, Florida, these days. Now there are some exotic, new types of power steering systems, but for the most part, the general setup is a pump that's driven by a belt powered by the engine. Contact the automotive professionals at Tuf... More

Get Where You're Going with Power Steering Service in Winter Springs

April 14, 2019

Today we're going to talk about power steering service in Winter Springs. If you took an informal poll around Winter Springs you'd probably find that most vehicle owners have never heard of power steering service. That's not surprising. Even though power steering is standard on every vehicle, mos... More

Power Steering Service in Winter Springs

November 18, 2018

Most Winter Springs drivers are too young to remember life before power steering - cranking those great big steering wheels! It was a pretty good workout. Now power steering is standard. Let's look at how it works. The heart of any power steering system is its pump. The pump pressurizes the power... More