Car Care Tips

March 2020

Idle Talk about Engines (Causes of Rough Engine Idling)

When you slow down at stoplight, your vehicle's idle should be smooth as silk. But what happens when the engine is missing or idling roughly? That's your engine's way of telling you, "Hey, I've got something wrong with me and if you don't get someone to find out what it is, I may not start the n... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey: Air Conditioning – Common Problem

Your auto air conditioning system cools and conditions the air in your passenger compartment when you are driving around New Port Richey. It also removes moisture from the air to keep your windows from fogging up.A common A/C problem for New Port Richey drivers that visit Tuffy Tire & Auto Servic... Read More

Low Power Mystery (Ignition Coil Service)

It's no fun when your vehicle just doesn't run the way it used to. You may notice (especially in cold weather) the engine won't start easily or when it does start, it doesn't run smoothly. It may not have much power at all. You also may have had to stop at the gas station more often, a sign you... Read More

Hey New Port Richey Drivers, How Many Miles Are on Your Car?

Nowadays, New Port Richey drivers are paying more at FL gas pumps. For some families it adds up to several hundred dollars every month. That's got to come out of the budget somewhere. This is one of the reasons many FL drivers are putting off buying a new car. They plan on keeping their old vehic... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey Often Asked About Premium vs. Regular Gas

New Port Richey residents often ask the question: "Will using premium gas make my car run better?" The answer is simple. But first, let's talk about what exactly premium gasoline is.Different grades of gasoline have different octane ratings. Regular gasoline has the lowest octane rating and prem... Read More

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