Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey Alternator Replacement Service in New Port Richey

May 30, 2021

Your vehicle alternator doesn't get enough credit. Though your battery gets your engine started, after that it's all about the alternator. Driving around New Port Richey is a lot of work for your alternator, and as upgrades such as heated steering wheels, cooled seats, stability control and l... More

FL: What Is the Risk of High Oil Change Intervals?

May 23, 2021

FL residents may have heard that vehicles don't need their oil changed as often as they used to. That's true. But it's not the whole story.Owing to improved engine technology and higher oil quality, most newer vehicles can go longer between oil changes than their older counterparts.So what is a g... More

Engine Hydration for New Port Richey Drivers: Role of Your Water Pump

May 16, 2021

The cooling system in an engine has five components: the radiator, the radiator cap, the hoses, the thermostat and the water pump. The water is literally the heart of the system. Just as your own heart keeps your blood circulating through your body, the water pump keeps coolant circulating throug... More

Going (Lug) Nuts (Lug Nut Replacement)

May 9, 2021

Here's a part of your vehicle you probably don't think about much: lug nuts. They're what fasten your wheels onto your axles. Pretty important, right? In order to take the wheels off your vehicle to service the brakes, rotate the tires, etc., the lug nuts have to be in good shape so a wrench wi... More

How to Radiate Cool (Radiator Care)

May 2, 2021

There's nothing that radiates cool like a vehicle radiator that's helping to keep your engine running at the proper temperature. You don't have to baby it, but you can't simply ignore it, either. Let's take a quick dive under the hood to let you know what the radiator is doing. It takes the he... More