What is a TSB? (Technical Service Bulletins)

December 30, 2018

If your vehicle had something in its design or production that the manufacturer had figured out had an unanticipated problem, you'd want to know about it. And you'd want it fixed. There is something that can help drivers with just such a scenario. It's called a Technical Service Bulletin, or TSB.... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey: Serpentine Belt System Wear

December 23, 2018

The primary job of the serpentine belt for New Port Richey drivers is to provide important traction to spin the accessories. As the belt wears it loses some of its grip and the accessories may not spin at optimal speeds. For example, if your alternator doesnt spin fast enough, the battery will no... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey Engine Air Filter Replacement

December 16, 2018

When your experienced Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey technician changes your oil, he will also inspect your air filter. You shouldn't need a new air filter at every oil change, but you will need to change it regularly. Heed your technician's auto advice if they tell you to chan... More

The Harm in Skipping an Oil Change for New Port Richey Drivers

December 9, 2018

People in New Port Richey have been hearing a lot about higher oil change intervals these days. Maybe you're wondering: What are the key issues?Some new vehicle manufacturers are now recommending much higher oil change intervals than they have in the past. As much as 5,000 to 8,000 miles (8,000 ... More

Tire Maintenance in New Port Richey

December 3, 2018

With the recent focus in the New Port Richey area on improving fuel economy, we've been told how important it is to maintain our tire pressure.New Port Richey drivers know that tires wear out, but we want to make them last as long as possible because they're not cheap to replace. In addition to ... More