Welcome to the Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey automotive blog. Today, let's talk about the effect of tire wear.
Let's focus on stopping in wet New Port Richey conditions. In order for a tire t...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on August 18, 2019
The timing belt in your engine controls the opening and closing of the intake and exhaust valves. New Port Richey drivers need to replace it on a schedule to avoid failure.Timing belts are very difficult to get to, requiring quite a bit of labor to access. Timing belt replacement is one of the mo...
Posted in Timing Belt
on August 11, 2019
Your parents probably taught you to have common sense. When it comes to your vehicle, common scents can also come in handy. Different smells may tell you about some conditions in your vehicle that need attention.
For example, you know what rotten eggs smell like. If you smell them around your ve...
Posted in Fluids
on August 04, 2019
Let's talk about air quality in New Port Richey. It's a global issue, but affects us wherever we are. Many decades ago, New Port Richey drivers began to become aware of how air pollution negatively affects health. But what about the air inside your vehicle?Now, it's only been in the last few year...
Posted in Suspension
on July 28, 2019
Today, we are talking about your PCV valve. Unburnt fuel is forced into the crankcase as your engine runs. The PCV (positive crankcase ventilation) valve vents this unburnt fuel and oil vapors from the crankcase an...
Posted in Parts
on July 21, 2019
Blind spots may be a good thing when it comes to a spouse's annoying habits, but when driving an automobile in New Port Richey, they are definitely to be avoided. So, while it's not good marital advice, it's good au...
Posted in Safety
on July 14, 2019
Tires do a lot of work for New Port Richey drivers. They transfer engine power and braking forces to the road; they handle steering control; and they cushion all those bumps and jolts while driving around New Port R...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on July 07, 2019
At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey, we occasionally see severe tire damage that could have been prevented with proper wheel alignment. During a Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Rich...
Posted in Automotive News
on June 30, 2019
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 excepti...
Posted in Maintenance
on June 23, 2019
Everyone in New Port Richey, FL, knows we are advised to go to our New Port Richey dentist twice a year. Oral-conscious New Port Richey residents have a teeth-cleaning and examination. Once a year, we get x-rays to ...
Posted in Service Intervals
on June 16, 2019