Too Hot to Handle (Vehicle Overheating)

September 26, 2021

In the hot weather, seeing steam coming from the engine compartment is something we all dread. No one wants that to happen to them. But if you know the signs of overheating and how to deal with it, you may be able to reduce the risk of damage to your vehicle, maybe even prevent getting stranded ... More

Do you have a Clue (Get the Most Out of a Service Visit)

September 19, 2021

When you head to the doctor, you probably have it in your mind what you're going to say about why you don't feel good. That way your doctor can use that information to diagnose your problem. You might want to think of that same approach when you take your vehicle in for a repair. Experts say wha... More

Improve Your Night Vision When Driving in New Port Richey

September 12, 2021

Night driving in New Port Richey is not as safe as daylight driving as evidenced by the increased accident rate at night. Much of that is simply because it's dark outside.Visibility is important to safe driving. Ninety percent of our driving decisions are based on what we see. And at night, we ju... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey: A Broken or Damaged Timing Belt

September 5, 2021

The timing belt rotates the cam shafts which open and close the valves that allow air, fuel, and exhaust to flow through the engine as it powers your car when you drive around New Port Richey.An old timing belt can lose a tooth in the belt allowing it to slip. The engine could stop or misfire. Ti... More