Car Care Tips

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

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey Service for Your Exhaust System

Video: Your vehicle's exhaust system is more than just a tailpipe and a muffler. In fact, it is one of the most complex systems on your vehicle. The manifold is attached to the vehicle engine. It collects exhaust from the cylinders and directs it into the exhaust pipe. Gaskets seal the connection of th... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey: Causes of Wheel Misalignment

Video: 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. New Port Richey drivers often associate our wheels being “knocked” out of alignment with an event like a major crash, hitting a pothole, curb or some other ... Read More

Breathe Deep With Your Cabin Air Filter

Video: Bad air quality while you're driving around New Port Richey is nothing to sneeze at. But seriously, more and more vehicles these days come equipped with a cabin air filter. Since they're fairly new on the scene, a lot of folks don't know about them yet.These filters clean the air in the passenge... Read More

Below 45 Degrees in New Port Richey: Consider Winter Tires

Video: Remember snow tires? They were basically just regular tires with big, knobby lugs to get them through deep snow. They were loud and rode hard, and New Port Richey drivers couldn't wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for “all-season” radials. FL drivers ran out... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey: Making Your A/C System Last Longer

Video: New Port Richey drivers know that if their air conditioning system isn’t making cool air like it used to, there is a problem. It may be as simple as adding more of the right kind of refrigerant.Your A/C requires special compressor oil, which circulates through the system along with the refrigeran... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down Around New Port Richey

Video: There's not much we can do about the price of gas in New Port Richey, FL, but we do quite a bit about how much we use as we're driving on our New Port Richey streets.Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy.The first thing we can do is watch the 'go-pedal.' Hard acceleration j... Read More

Easy Miles – Do New Port Richey Driving Conditions Affect Service Intervals?

Video: Have you ever noticed that your vehicle has a schedule in your owner's manual for what is called “severe service” maintenance? Let's define what severe driving conditions aren't: The easiest driving a vehicle experiences is traveling on the interstate for 20 miles (32 kilometers) or more at a co... Read More

Check Your Shocks and Struts at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey

Video:   Today we're talking to New Port Richey drivers about shocks and struts. They're so easy for FL folks to forget about because they last so long and wear out so slowly. But your shocks are really responsible for keeping your tires on the road – so they're very important.Without shocks, your whee... Read More

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