Car Care Tips

For Brakes' Sake (Brake Rotor Service in New Port Richey)

Think of how much abuse your brakes take. Day in and day out, they stop your vehicle when it's going fast and when it's going slow. Maybe your vehicle has been vibrating when you brake, or maybe it seems like your stopping distance is a little bit longer than it used to be.Then it's time to get ... Read More

ICE - In Case Of Emergency In New Port Richey FL

When accidents occur in New Port Richey, FL, the victims' emergency contacts are extremely important. Too often, those involved aren't able to provide rescuers with phone numbers and medical information.When FL police and rescue work... Read More

Wasteful Thinking

With the weather getting colder, you might be tempted to start your vehicle up, let it idle for 15 or 20 minutes and then get in the nice, cozy cabin. Some vehicles offer remote starting that let you do that from the comfort of your home or apartment. But is letting your vehicle idle like that ... Read More

Watching Your Check Engine Light

Did you know that most of the cars driving around New Port Richey, FL, carry more computer power than the Apollo 121 Lunar Module that landed on the moon in 1969?New cars sold in the New Port Richey area have as many as 12 networked ... Read More

How to Get Better Gas Mileage in New Port Richey

There is no escaping it: things work better when you take care of them. Something most of us in New Port Richey can relate to is our computers. You've probably noticed how they get slower and slower over time. It takes longer to star... Read More

Protecting Your Vehicle from Theft in New Port Richey, FL

Every car in New Port Richey, FL, is at risk for theft. So it's up to us to make our cars a less appealing target and more of a challenge – hopefully sending potential thieves to look elsewhere.The National Insurance Crime Bureau reco... Read More

TPMS: Tire Pressure Monitoring for Your New Port Richey Vehicle

New Port Richey drivers may know that all 2008 model year and newer cars, mini-vans and light trucks in FL come with a tire pressure monitoring system. Many slightly older vehicles around the New Port Richey area have these systems a... Read More

Things Aren't Always What They Seem

If you drive, you know at some point, something's going to go wrong with your vehicle. And sometimes, it's pretty easy to figure out what's wrong, like a flat tire. But sometimes your vehicle's symptoms can be really puzzling.One driver in FL was heading to work on a hot July day and noticed w... Read More

Clean Fuel Makes a Happy Engine in New Port Richey, FL

If the fuel system in your vehicle is dirty, you will be hurting your engine and losing performance as you drive around New Port Richey, FL.Unless they drive a vintage car, New Port Richey auto owners have fuel injectors which need to be properly maintained. That is why your vehicle owner's manua... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey Guide to Vehicle Diagnosis

Modern New Port Richey vehicles have several computers on board that control all kinds of things like engine functions, transmission shifts, traction control, anti-lock brakes, stability control, emissions – and on some vehicles, even steering, braking and the throttle.Think about that for a minu... Read More

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