Car Care Tips

Are There Blind Spots in Land O Lakes?

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. All Land O Lakes drivers have blind spots – and no, I'm not talking about the fact that you really don't sing like Adele. I mean the areas of the road that you can't see when you're driving around Land O Lakes.First let's talk about our own bl... Read More

It Pays to Take Care of Your Transmission at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Land O Lakes

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. If you've been paying attention, you've noticed that vehicle engines are getting more and more powerful in Land O Lakes. At the same time, they are getting better and better fuel economy. I've gotta tell 'ya, most of that's because of technolo... Read More

Hitting the Brakes in Land O Lakes

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Safety should always be an element of your vehicle care. So even if you don't care about how your vehicle looks, you should practice preventive maintenance to protect yourself — and other Land O Lakes drivers — on the road. And good safety sta... Read More

TPMS: Tire Pressure Monitoring for Your Land O Lakes Vehicle

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Land O Lakes drivers may know that all 2008 model year and newer cars, mini-vans and light trucks in FL come with a tire pressure monitoring system. Many slightly older vehicles around the Land O Lakes area have these systems as well. A tire p... Read More

Treat Your Vehicle to Good Tires at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Land O Lakes

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. When we shop for shoes, most of us know that we can get two pairs of cheap shoes or one good pair for about the same price. And since the two cheap pairs wear out in about the same time as the good pair, there really is no difference in cost. ... Read More

What's up with Diesels in Land O Lakes?

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Would you be surprised to learn that about half of the passenger cars in Europe have diesel engines? You might also be surprised to learn that most manufacturers produce a variety of diesel-fueled cars for purchase abroad.Diesel-fueled vehicle... Read More

Cruisin' on Down Main Street

Video: When automakers first came out with cruise control, it was a real luxury item.  The older cruise controls used a mechanical vacuum system but it worked.  Well, some of the time.  Now days, cruise control is all electronic, thanks to computers.  It's reliable and a real convenience on long trips. ... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Land O Lakes and the Maintenance Mindset

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. When it comes to their vehicles, some Land O Lakes residents don't have a maintenance mindset. They know they need to take care of their cars, but it just seems really hard to get them to remember to do it. Land O Lakes drivers generally accep... Read More

Fuel Injection Keeps Getting Better for Land O Lakes Motorists

Video: Land O Lakes residents know that engines burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your engine where it is squirted—or injected—into your engine's cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injectors.There are two ways to inject fuel into an engine. Fuel needs air to burn, so i... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Land O Lakes Service for Your Exhaust System

Video: Your vehicle's exhaust system is more than just a tailpipe and a muffler. In fact, it is one of the most complex systems on your vehicle. The manifold is attached to the vehicle engine. It collects exhaust from the cylinders and directs it into the exhaust pipe. Gaskets seal the connection of th... Read More

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