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...
Posted in Fuel System
on October 13, 2019
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...
Posted in Diagnostics
on October 06, 2019
Sometimes busy New Port Richey residents dream about going back to the “simpler” days of our grandparents. But if you could travel back in time and take a road trip around FL in a Model T, you might change your mind. The improved designs and quality of today's automobiles have significantly reduc...
Posted in Maintenance
on September 29, 2019
So you've bought a used vehicle in the New Port Richey area. Do you know what you're getting? It is hard to know what you're getting because people in the New Port Richey area sell vehicles for different reasons. Th...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on September 22, 2019
Hey New Port Richey! Let's talk about one of our FL summertime must-haves: your car A/C. It's real easy for New Port Richey drivers to take their car's air conditioner for granted. Just push the right buttons and out...
Posted in Cabin Air Filter
on September 15, 2019
Road trip, anyone? Nothing spoils a great vacation faster than ending up stranded on the side of the road or spending a week in a rundown motel while our vehicle sits in the shop. Long days on the road can bring out...
Posted in Inspection
on September 08, 2019
Air quality has certainly become a hot issue in our modern world. We install air filters on our ventilation systems and in our vacuum cleaners. There's a filter that cleans the air going into our vehicle's engine — ...
Posted in Suspension
on September 01, 2019
Some New Port Richey drivers figure that anything they can attach to their trailer hitch can be towed by their vehicle. Nope. If you're going to do any towing around New Port Richey, you should be aware of safety issues, FL towing laws and potential liability.Understanding tow ratings is importan...
Posted in Safety
on August 25, 2019
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