If you're interested in customizing the wheels and tires on your vehicle, there are a few things you should know first.Most importantly, the wheels you buy need to fit your vehicle. Not all wheels are created equal. Too many Land O L...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on July 07, 2019
When your experienced Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Land O Lakes technician changes your oil, he will also inspect your air filter. You shouldn't need a new air filter at every oil change, but you will need to change it regularly....
Posted in Engine Air Filter
on June 30, 2019
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 Land O Lakes article: wiper blades. While this isn't the most exciting automotive subject, it's important. You wouldn't dr...
Posted in Maintenance
on June 23, 2019
Good brakes are obviously very important. If you've ever had your brakes go out while you're driving around the Land O Lakes area, you'll know how terrifying it can be. Today we'll focus on how to tell when you have a brake problem a...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on June 16, 2019
Wiper blades are critically important to Land O Lakes drivers for good driving visibility and safety. When it’s time to replace your wiper blades, there are a number of different wiper blade designs and grades. Land O Lakes drivers should always use at least the design or grade that came with the...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on June 09, 2019
Most Land O Lakes drivers are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. FL folks want to save the environment and our pocketbooks.And we Land O Lakes drivers all know — or should know — that preventive maintenance will help maintain maximum fuel efficiency. But is there somethin...
Posted in Fuel Economy
on June 02, 2019
Hi Land O Lakes residents. Let's talk fuel injectors. A fuel injector is a valve that delivers fuel to a vehicle's engine. It has to deliver the precise amount of fuel to precisely the right place, precisely when the engine needs it. The fuel also has to be mixed with air before it can bu...
Posted in Fuel System
on May 26, 2019
Let's talk about transmission service. It can be easy for Land O Lakes drivers to forget about getting their transmission serviced because it doesn't need it very often. It's easier for people in FL to remember to change the engine oil - you know, every 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But proper...
Posted in Timing Belt
on May 19, 2019
If you've ever been in a vehicle accident around Land O Lakes, FL, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what you should do in case of an accident in Land O Lakes, FL:When an accident occurs, you should always stop...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on May 12, 2019
The serpentine belt tensioner applies pressure to the serpentine belt, maintaining optimal tension to drive the accessories like the alternator and A/C compressor. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Land O Lakes we know that the service life of the belt tensioner is the same as the belt itself, ...
Posted in Serpentine Belt
on May 05, 2019