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New School: Automotive Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Land O Lakes Technician Training

Land O Lakes consumers are demanding. We want a safe, reliable vehicle that handles well and is comfortable to ride in. Oh, and we want good fuel economy, too. We also want vehicle repairs that are cheap, fast and easy. Unfortunately, one usually comes at the cost of the other.Today's vehicles ha... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Land O Lakes in Land O Lakes

If you've ever heard a squealing sound under your vehicle hood, chances are it was your serpentine belt. More importantly, the belt powers the alternator. The alternator creates electricity that's used by your vehicle's electrical sy... Read More

Maintenance on My Mind

Ask any Land O Lakes man or woman if they've taken their vehicle in for preventive maintenance lately, and the answer may well be "no." Surveys indicate that over 80% of vehicles on the road today are in need of some kind of repair or maintenance. Now, ask that same person why he hasn't taken his... Read More

I Can See Clearly Now: Wiper Blade Replacement in Land O Lakes

About 90% of our driving decisions in the Land O Lakes area are based solely on what we see. So having a good pair of windshield wipers is extremely important.Most Land O Lakes drivers have experienced the frustration and fear of not ... Read More

Change Your Wiper Blades Twice Yearly at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Land O Lakes

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... Read More

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 want it ... 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 Land ... Read More

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. All ... Read More

Another Couple of Years: Making Your Vehicle Last With Help From Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Land O Lakes

A while back, the Cash for Clunkers program was all over the FL news. Land O Lakes people could trade in their old vehicle for a new one that got better gas mileage and receive a government rebate.A lot of Land O Lakes motorists had so-called clunkers that they wanted to keep. They're go... Read More

Looking Down the Road - Headlamps

If you've ever been driving around Land O Lakes and had a headlamp go out, you've probably just wanted to replace the bad bulb. If your car uses halogen headlamps, they dim over time. So if you just put in one, they won't have the same brightness, which can be distracting and will affect y... Read More

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