Fall and Spring Inspection at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey

March 7, 2021

Good vehicle care for us New Port Richey residents has always meant taking our vehicles in every spring and fall for a check-up. Vehicles needed routine maintenance to prepare them for the changes in weather. Today's vehicles aren't quite as sensitive to seasonal changes. Older vehicles required ... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey: Serpentine Belt Overview

February 28, 2021

The technicians at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey know your serpentine belt drives important engine accessories like your alternator, air conditioning compressor, and power steering. In some cars it may also power the power brakes or water pump. The serpentine belt is powered by... More

Pinch Petroleum Pennies! (Fuel Saving Tips)

February 21, 2021

If you saw a dollar bill on the ground, you'd pick it up, right? Well, whether you find that dollar on the ground or in savings at the gas pump, money is money, and here are some ways to hold on to more of it. Slowing down is the easiest way to save fuel, especially for every speed increase over ... More

Wipe Out! New Wiper Blades for New Port Richey Drivers

February 14, 2021

When people in New Port Richey talk about vehicle safety, they think of tires and brakes. But do we think about our windshields? Isn't the ability to see a prime safety factor when it comes to driving around FL? Yet we often don't even notice our windshields until we can't see through them or ou... More

Line Them Up: Wheel Alignment Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey

February 7, 2021

Hello New Port Richey! Let's talk about alignment. One of the most important parts of preventive maintenance for your vehicle is keeping the wheels in alignment. Poor alignment causes your tires to wear unevenly, which can significantly reduce their lifespan. This means you will have to replace ... More

Wiper Blades in FL

January 31, 2021

If you're gonna drive around the New Port Richey area, you've got to be able to see! So having a good set of windshield wipers is extremely important. We've all experienced the frustration and fear of not being able to see clearly during a storm or when our windshield is just dirty.It seems like... More

A Cool and Smooth Transmission in New Port Richey

January 24, 2021

When it comes to preventive maintenance on our vehicles, most of us New Port Richey drivers remember to get our oil changed. But services that occur at longer intervals like transmission service sometimes get overlooked. Yet transmission service is part of car care. A poorly maintained transmi... More

QUIET TIME (Listening for Vehicle Problems)

January 17, 2021

Everybody's got friends like this. You know, the kind who, the minute they get in their vehicle and turn the key, the sound system is deafening. They just love to hear that music, sports, news anything but the sound of the vehicle itself. And maybe you're that person, too. Here's something to ... More

Move it or Lose It (Dormant Vehicles)

January 10, 2021

When it comes to your vehicle, driving it too much can cause some issues. But what about not driving a vehicle enough? That has consequences as well. Here are a few things that can happen if a vehicle isn't driven enough. When the engine doesn't operate, the oil isn't lubricating. That means so... More

Busting Automotive Myths in New Port Richey, FL

January 3, 2021

Myths passed around our New Port Richey, FL community start with a grain of evidence and are then built up with a lot of imagination and very elastic logic. And the internet is a breeding ground for automotive myths. Some bloggers recall the vehicles of yesteryear and declare their modern decede... More