Car Care Tips

Technician Training at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Land O Lakes

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 Land O Lakes in Land O Lakes. And even though it may just be routine maintenance, you wa... Read More

Are Modern Vehicles Maintenance Free?

In our auto video today we'll be talking with Alan Peterson about myths surrounding automotive maintenance. You can lump these myths into the statement that "modern vehicles are so reliable, they are virtually maintenance free."Any good myth has some elements of truth. No offense to Lan... Read More

Keep It Flowing with a Fuel Filter Replacement at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Land O Lakes

The function of the fuel filter is pretty self-explanatory. It filters your fuel. The fuel filter is in the fuel line somewhere in between the fuel tank and the engine. Both gas and diesel vehicles around Land O Lakes use fuel filters. For more information about your fuel filter, visit T... Read More

Service to Improve Fuel Economy

The price of gas in FL has got people in Land O Lakes talking. It seems that Land O Lakes folks who need a bigger vehicle to carry family and gear, or provide four wheel drive, are hit especially hard. That is why we thought it would be good to review some things that anyone can do to i... Read More

Bouncy Bouncy – Are My Shocks Bad?

When Land O Lakes drivers think about preventive maintenance, what usually comes to mind is oil, fluids and brakes. We don't generally think about our shocks or struts, but these auto parts keep our tires on the road.Land O Lakes drivers don't think about shocks as often as oil changes ... Read More

Know Your Towing Limits in Land O Lakes

Some Land O Lakes drivers figure that anything they can attach to their trailer hitch can be towed by their vehicle. Nope. If you're going to do any towing around Land O Lakes, you should be aware of safety issues, FL towing laws and potential liability.Understanding tow ratings is important for ... Read More

Fuel Injector Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Land O Lakes

In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your vehicle engine. Your engine control computer tells the fuel injector how much fuel to deliver as well as the precise time it should be delivered. Of course this happens thousands of times a minute in every sing... Read More

Get Where You're Going with Power Steering Service in Land O Lakes

Today we're going to talk about power steering service in Land O Lakes. If you took an informal poll around Land O Lakes 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... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Land O Lakes Often Asked About Premium vs. Regular Gas

Land O Lakes residents often ask the question: "Will using premium gas make my car run better?" The answer is simple. But first, let's talk about what exactly premium gasoline is.Different grades of gasoline have different octane ratings. Regular gasoline has the lowest octane rating an... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Car Weight and Your FL Driving

Weight is the enemy of fuel economy. Everyone from Land O Lakes knows this makes sense.Some of us in the Land O Lakes area carry a bunch of unnecessary weight, and I'm not talkin' what you see in the mirror.Guys: sports equipment and tools. Ladies: well, just take a look around the passe... Read More


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