Car Care Tips

Give me a Brake (Light)!

If that little brake warning light pops up on your dash, do you know what it means? Well, if you said no, you wouldn't be alone. You know it has something to do with your brakes, but exactly what? You're not sure. One of the reasons is that it could mean a lot of different things.It could be som... Read More

Ask Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey About the Importance of Service Intervals

Today in our Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life with recommended intervals: What about six-month dental cleanings and regular physical exams? Then there's laundr... Read More

When You Hear the Crash in New Port Richey: What to Do After an Accident

Motorists in North America drive about 3 trillion miles/4.8 trillion kilometers every year. There are over 250+ million licensed drivers, and approximately 6.2 million accidents happen every year. Unfortunately, if we're going to drive vehicles, there are going to be accidents. Knowing what to do... Read More

Busted! Air Conditioning (Air Conditioning Maintenance)

Your vehicle's air conditioning is something you count on when the weather heats up. But there's bound to be a day when you turn it on and one of these things happens:Only warm air blows outCold air starts blowing out but then it turns warm on its ownIt's not blowing air at allIt blows smel... Read More

The Economy of Maintenance for New Port Richey Drivers

Do I keep my old vehicle or buy a new one? It's a question most New Port Richey drivers ask themselves at some time or another.Generally, what it comes down to is the choice between a car payment and the possibility of repair bills. Most of the time, we want to choose the car payment because we d... Read More

Slippery When Wet (Driving on Wet Leaves)

When the leaves fall, you might take a sightseeing trip to see them at peak color. Or you may simply live in a spot where there are a lot of trees. When those leaves get wet, you'd be surprised to learn just how slippery they can be. We all know ice is slippery to drive on. What causes tires ... Read More

Why People in New Port Richey Hesitate to Get Their Vehicle Serviced

A recent report stated that over 80 percent of the vehicles on our New Port Richey, FL, roads have one or more service or repair that's needed but hasn't been taken care of. Now that's a lot of undone service. That translates into something over 160 million vehicles in North America alone. Some o... Read More

When Metal Meets Metal (Wheel Bearings)

What part of your vehicle has little metal balls inside that are lubricated and allow you to cruise on down the road? They are wheel bearings, and automotive designers might argue they are human beings' second greatest invention of all time (the first is, of course, the wheel!).You have a wheel... Read More

Fall and Spring Checkup in New Port Richey

When I was a kid, my dad always made sure he took the cars in for Spring and Fall checkups. I was telling a friend that it's about time to get into Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey for a checkup and he said that he read on the internet that modern cars don't need seasonal service.... Read More

The Importance of New Port Richey Drivers Following Service Intervals

Today in our Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life in New Port Richey with recommended intervals: Let's start with twice yearly dental check-ups and regular physica... Read More

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