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Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey: Brake Noise

Video: Your brake pads are the important parts that rub against the rotor (or disc) to slow and stop your car when driving in New Port Richey. They eventually wear down.When your pads are worn too much, they won’t stop your vehicle as well. When the friction material is worn away, metal parts of the pad... Read More

Differential Service in New Port Richey, FL - What You Need to Know

Video: 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 New Port Richey, FL, you have a differential. Whether your vehicle is front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive, you have a different... Read More

Fuel Injection: It Keeps Getting Better for New Port Richey Drivers

Video: New Port Richey residents know that engines need to burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your vehicle engine where it is squirted—or injected—into your engine's cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injectors.There are two ways to inject fuel into an engine. Fuel nee... Read More

Emergency Items for New Port Richey

Video: Safe FL travel starts with preventive maintenance and good vehicle care at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey. But there are other things New Port Richey residents can do to prepare for emergencies on the road. Here's some auto advice that can help you plan for emergencies, and... Read More

Wheel Balancing at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey

Video: So you love your job, and your family life is great. Congratulations! You have achieved balance. But can you say the same for your wheels? New Port Richey drivers can tell if their tires are out of balance by vibrations at higher speeds on FL roads. If one of the front tires is out, you feel the... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey Automotive Tips: Alternator

Video: Your alternator makes electricity to start and run your engine and all of the vital electrical systems in your vehicle. That’s everything from the on-board computers to the turn signals. And of course there is the entertainment system, seat heaters, power windows and everything you plug into the ... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey Advice: Don't Overlook These 10 Automotive Services

Video: Organization is the key to managing a busy life in FL. So setting up an annual calendar for vehicle care can keep New Port Richey residents on top of preventive maintenance. But you can't just write “oil change” every few months on the calendar. Modern vehicles have many systems that are vital to... Read More

Differential Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey: Viva la Difference

Video: Every vehicle on FL roads has a differential, and it is important to the proper operation of the vehicle.  But most New Port Richey residents don't have a clue what it is.The differential compensates for differing wheel speeds. For example, when you turn, the inside tire on the turn travels a mu... Read More

Service to Improve Fuel Economy

Video: The price of gas in FL has got people in New Port Richey talking. It seems that New Port Richey 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 impr... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey Advice on What to Pour into Your Vehicle

Video: Changes in vehicle design and manufacture have resulted in changed fluid requirements for our vehicles. With the sophistication of engines, transmissions, differentials, etc., it's best for New Port Richey residents to always use the proper type of fluid for their vehicle. Using incorrect fluids... Read More

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