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Cool Breeze: Air Conditioning Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Land O Lakes in Land O Lakes

Most FL auto owners know that their vehicles need regular preventive maintenance like changing the oil and filters, rotating the tires and refilling the washer fluid. But did you know that your air conditioning system needs routine maintenance as well? Taking care of your air conditioni... Read More

The Right Automotive Fluids for Land O Lakes Drivers

All those automotive fluids can be confusing for Land O Lakes drivers. Recent years have brought new grades of engine oil, types of transmission fluid, coolant and brake fluid. The right fluid protects your vehicle and helps it perform at its best. The wrong fluid won't work as well and could eve... Read More

Synthetic Oil for Land O Lakes Autos

If you are a driver in Land O Lakes and you aren't currently using synthetic motor oil in your vehicle, maybe now's the time to consider it. Need more information? Well, synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. Synthetic oil doesn't gel or gum-up like petroleum base... Read More

Beware of Cheap Tires in Land O Lakes

Do you like to shop for shoes in Land O Lakes?When buying a running shoe, is quality important?Does durability matter as long as the shoes look fabulous?Would you rather have one pair of long lasting shoes or two pairs of lower quality shoes at the same price?Is the warranty important w... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Land O Lakes Maintenance Tips: The Belt Goes On

All Land O Lakes service advisors know that without the alternator, the battery will go dead in a few miles. The serpentine belt may also run the pumps for both the power steering and power brakes. And on many vehicles, the serpentine belt powers the water pump. The water pump circulat... Read More

Fuel Filter Service in Land O Lakes, FL

There are a surprising number of small, inexpensive parts that can lead to expensive engine damage when they fail. It doesn't seem right.Fortunately a lot of those things can be taken care of in routine maintenance. They may not be easy to remember because it is a long list, but your ser... Read More

Severe Service Requirements

A lot of Land O Lakes drivers have asked whether or not they should use their severe service maintenance schedule, which is listed in their vehicle's  owner's  manual. It can be somewhat confusing, so we decided to consult an expert. Cricket Killingsworth is from QMI/Heartland, a manufa... Read More

Differential Service in Land O Lakes, FL - What You Need to Know

Scratching your head? Don't worry, if you don't know what a differential is – you will in a moment. That fact is that if you drive a car anywhere in Land O Lakes, FL, you have a differential. Whether your vehicle is front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive, you have a dif... Read More

Drive Train - What You Need to Know in Land O Lakes

One Land O Lakes automotive service issue that doesn't get much attention is driveline service. Drivelines don't get talked about very much around Land O Lakes, but they're very important. First let's define what the driveline is:Taking a small step back, the power plant is comprised of ... Read More

Keys to a Long Lasting Vehicle

We live in a disposable society. Everything from elaborate packaging to our clothing. Even cell phones are disposable. When replacement is cheaper than repair, the term "built to last" goes by the wayside. An exception is our vehicles. They're still a very big investment and Land O Lakes... Read More

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