Drive Train Service in New Port Richey at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey

December 26, 2021

The drive train in your vehicle includes all the components that transfer power from the transmission to the wheels. Those components differ depending on what type of vehicle you drive, namely, front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The preventive maintenance y... More

What Is a Differential and Do You Have One?

December 20, 2020

With front-wheel drive being so common these days in New Port Richey, FL, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most New Port Richey drivers don't even have to think about it. And rear-wheel drive differentials don't need to be serviced for years, so it's under... More

Not a Good Vibe (Driveshaft Failure)

June 14, 2020

When you feel your vehicle vibrating as you're driving down the road, one cause could be something you may not have ever seen: your driveshaft. It is underneath the vehicle and most drivers don't climb under there to take a look very often. The driveshaft is a cylindrical part that helps conduc... More

Protecting Your Vehicle from Theft in New Port Richey, FL

November 3, 2019

Every car in New Port Richey, FL, is at risk for theft. So it's up to us to make our cars a less appealing target and more of a challenge hopefully sending potential thieves to look elsewhere.The National Insurance Crime Bureau recommends a layered approach to protecting vehicles: Common sense ... More

Time for Differential Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey?

March 24, 2019

Hello New Port Richey - let's talk differentials. If you have a rear-wheel drive vehicle, your differential is on the back axle. With front-wheel drive cars, the differential is up front. All-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive vehicles have three differentials - front, rear and in the middle. So you ... More

Are There Blind Spots in New Port Richey?

June 19, 2018

All New Port Richey drivers have blind spots and no, I'm not talking about the fact that you really don't sing like Adele. I mean the areas of the road that you can't see when you're driving around New Port Richey.First let's talk about our own blinds spots, and then we can talk about others...... More

Lease or Buy?

September 30, 2017

Lease? Or buy? These are the options for New Port Richey drivers. It's always a tough question for auto owners, but here is some info that'll help you make an informed decision.If you buy, you'll pay the full cost of the vehicle, maybe an initial down payment, monthly payments on the balance that... More

Differential Service in New Port Richey, FL - What You Need to Know

September 5, 2017

Scratching your head? Don't worry, if you don't know what a differential is you will in a moment. That fact is that if you drive a car anywhere in New Port Richey, FL, you have a differential. Whether your vehicle is front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive, you have a differenti... More