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Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Land O Lakes Alternator Replacement Service in Land O Lakes

Your vehicle alternator doesn't get enough credit. Though your battery gets your engine started, after that – it's all about the alternator. Driving around Land O Lakes is a lot of work for your alternator and as upgrades such as heated steering wheels, cooled seats, stability control and lan... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Land O Lakes: Tire Replacement Overview

Tires are an expensive purchase so knowing when tires should be replaced is important for Land O Lakes drivers. Tires will just wear out with normal use. The depth of the tread on your tire determines how well it will stop, start and steer – especially in wet conditions. 4/32th of an inch of tire... Read More

Fuel Injection Basics for Land O Lakes

All modern Land O Lakes vehicles come with fuel injection systems, so it's a topic Land O Lakes drivers need to know something about. The mighty fuel injector is a valve that delivers the gas or diesel fuel to the right place, in the right amount, at the right time; to be mixed with air and bur... Read More

Battery Replacement for Your vehicle

Modern cars and trucks in and around Land O Lakes run on 12 volt electrical systems. 12 volts is enough to get the job done for Land O Lakes drivers without having so much power that there is danger of electrocution. But today's vehicles have more electrical components and do-dads than ever be... Read More

Land O Lakes Car Owners Ask: Why Do I Need to Change My Serpentine Belt?

Any Land O Lakes driver who understands preventive maintenance knows that "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" is bad auto advice. Replacing a part before it breaks is much less for Land O Lakes residents than repairing the engine damage that comes after a part breaks or fails. A good example of thi... Read More

Can Car Scent Keep You Safe on FL Roads?

Here's a travel tip that'll I'll bet you didn't know, and, it might keep you safer...The average American commuter in FL spends two and a half hours daily in their car.The government says a hundred thousand auto accidents yearly are caused by drivers who fall asleep at the wheel. (Aggressive driv... Read More

Cabin Air Filter From Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Land O Lakes

Here is a questions for Land O Lakes drivers: What is a cabin air filter?Is it:A filter for a house in the middle of the woods?A fresh, piney scent?A filter for the passenger compartment of your car?Clever you, it's 3.A cabin air filter cleans the outside air before it comes into the pas... Read More

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