Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey: Causes of Wheel Misalignment

June 26, 2017

When properly aligned, all of your wheels are pointed in the same direction. Your vehicle will track true and handle the way it is designed. New Port Richey drivers often associate our wheels being knocked out of alignment with an event like a major crash, hitting a pothole, curb or some other ob... More

Breathe Deep With Your Cabin Air Filter

June 20, 2017

Bad air quality while you're driving around New Port Richey is nothing to sneeze at. But seriously, more and more vehicles these days come equipped with a cabin air filter. Since they're fairly new on the scene, a lot of folks don't know about them yet.These filters clean the air in the passenge... More

Below 45 Degrees in New Port Richey: Consider Winter Tires

June 11, 2017

Remember snow tires? They were basically just regular tires with big, knobby lugs to get them through deep snow. They were loud and rode hard, and New Port Richey drivers couldn't wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for all-season radials. FL drivers ran out a... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey: Making Your A/C System Last Longer

June 4, 2017

New Port Richey drivers know that if their air conditioning system isnt making cool air like it used to, there is a problem. It may be as simple as adding more of the right kind of refrigerant.Your A/C requires special compressor oil, which circulates through the system along with the refrigerant... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down Around New Port Richey

June 1, 2017

There's not much we can do about the price of gas in New Port Richey, FL, but we do quite a bit about how much we use as we're driving on our New Port Richey streets.Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy.The first thing we can do is watch the 'go-pedal.' Hard acceleration ju... More