Car Care Tips

The Maintenance Free Myth

Sometimes we hear people in Land O Lakes say, "What's up with all this maintenance stuff? Modern cars just don't break down." While it is true that today's vehicles are extremely reliable, they are also becoming increasingly complicated and use more exotic materials than ever before. Al... Read More

A New Battery in Land O Lakes

Hello Land O Lakes drivers, let's talk about batteries. Car batteries are just like any rechargeable battery. They will eventually wear out and die. If you are shopping for a new battery in Land O Lakes, here's some auto advice to help you.There are two measurements to consider when pur... Read More

Procrastination Prevention in Land O Lakes

Every one of us has a little procrastinator inside us. Some put off getting our teeth cleaned. Others put off answering our emails. Yet others put off calling friends and family (sorry, Uncle Joe). And there are those of us who put off getting our vehicle's service done, whether it's a repair or ... Read More

Procrastination Prevention in Land O Lakes

Every one of us has a little procrastinator inside us. Some put off getting our teeth cleaned. Others put off answering our emails. Yet others put off calling friends and family (sorry, Uncle Joe). And there are those of us who put off getting our vehicle's service done, whether it's a repair or ... Read More

Procrastination Prevention in Land O Lakes

Every one of us has a little procrastinator inside us. Some put off getting our teeth cleaned. Others put off answering our emails. Yet others put off calling friends and family (sorry, Uncle Joe). And there are those of us who put off getting our vehicle's service done, whether it's a repair or ... Read More

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

The technicians at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Land O Lakes know your serpentine belt drives important engine accessories like your alternator, air conditioning compressor, and power steering. In some cars it may also power the power brakes or water pump. The serpentine belt is powered b... Read More

Exhaust Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Land O Lakes in Land O Lakes

Whenever they hear the term "exhaust service," most Land O Lakes residents think about exhaust pipes and mufflers. Well, actually, exhaust service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Land O Lakes is a lot more comprehensive these days. For example, catalytic converters were mandated ... Read More

Combustion Choreography: Timing Belt Replacement at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Land O Lakes in Land O Lakes

Have you ever seen a ballet performance? Have you wondered how all of those dancers manage to travel all over the stage jumping and twirling and never crash into each other? That's the job of a choreographer.Our auto engines are also highly choreographed. Pistons travel up and down inside cylinde... Read More

Nighttime Visibility in Land O Lakes

There are a number of factors that contribute to the high nighttime accident rate in the Land O Lakes area, things like drowsy driving and a higher rate of impaired driving. Without a doubt, visibility is a major contributor. Let's focus on visibility…It's said that 90 percent of our dri... Read More

Saving Lives in Land O Lakes with Tire Pressure

All new passenger vehicles on our Land O Lakes, FL, roads now have tire pressure monitoring systems – TPMS for short. They are designed to alert you if your tires are underinflated. Since they are fairly new, a lot of people have questions about them.First off, the most important thing i... Read More

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