Car Care Tips

January 2020

Fuel Saving Tip: Alignment for Your Land O Lakes Vehicle

Imagine you've left Land O Lakes and you're up in the arctic on a dog sled.Your dog team is pulling straight and true. You can cover a lot of ground quickly. Now imagine what would happen if one or two of the dogs wanted to go their o... Read More

Hey Land O Lakes Drivers; What Is the Most Distracting Food?

So what is the most distracting food to have in the car while driving around Land O Lakes?Is it:A Hamburger;Coffee;A Soft Drink, orGummy Bears?Well, you may be surprised to learn that all but the gummy bears are in the top ten ... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down in Land O Lakes

Theres not much Land O Lakes drivers can do about the price of gas in FL, but we can control - up to a point - how much we use. Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy. The first thing we can do is watch the go-pedal. Hard acceleration just sucks the gas. Gently leave stop lig... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Land O Lakes: Signs of an Alignment Problem

When properly aligned, all of your wheels are pointed in the same direction. Your vehicle will track true and handle the way it is designed. Land O Lakes drivers often associate our wheels being knocked out of alignment with an event like an accident, hitting a pothole, curb or some other object.... Read More

Cool Running in Land O Lakes

Unless you live in Death Valley, you really don't hear much any more about cars overheating. That's because cooling systems in vehicles have been much improved. That doesn't mean you can't overheat your vehicle engine, though. Withou... Read More

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