Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey Guide to Using the Correct Fluids in Your Vehicle

May 17, 2022

Today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey post focuses on using coolant. If you pour in the wrong kind, it won't protect the cooling system and may even void the warranty. Check your vehicle owner's manual. Of course, your Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey service ... More

Positive and Negative (Battery Care)

April 3, 2022

You notice when your smartphone's battery starts to go weak on you. It runs out of juice faster than it did when it was new. Bet you pay attention to that pretty closely. Unfortunately, many of us don't pay the same attention to the battery in our vehicles. If your battery got you through the c... More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey Basic Guide To Synthetic Oil

February 20, 2022

Synthetic motor oil has been around for a long time, and more and more new vehicles are leaving factories with synthetic in their engines. But a lot of drivers don't really know much about it.Let's start with conventional oil the kind folks are used to. Conventional oil is made up of naturally o... More

Take Charge! (Battery Testing)

November 21, 2021

OK, so you probably take your vehicle's battery for granted. Turn the key or push a button and it starts right up. During times of warmer weather, you probably think your battery can take it easy. But it may surprise you to learn that hot weather can be much harder on a vehicle's battery than ... More

How to Know When to Change Your Oil at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey

October 10, 2021

Today in the Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey auto care blog, we're going to talk to New Port Richey drivers about oil change intervals. It seems that as engine technology advances, oil change intervals become longer for Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey customers.... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey Alternator Replacement Service in New Port Richey

May 30, 2021

Your vehicle alternator doesn't get enough credit. Though your battery gets your engine started, after that it's all about the alternator. Driving around New Port Richey is a lot of work for your alternator, and as upgrades such as heated steering wheels, cooled seats, stability control and l... More

FL: What Is the Risk of High Oil Change Intervals?

May 23, 2021

FL residents may have heard that vehicles don't need their oil changed as often as they used to. That's true. But it's not the whole story.Owing to improved engine technology and higher oil quality, most newer vehicles can go longer between oil changes than their older counterparts.So what is a g... More

Battery Maintenance Tips From Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey

July 5, 2020

When it comes to your vehicle, it all starts with the battery. Proper battery maintenance is important for two reasons:First, your vehicle won't start or run without it. Second, it is the key to the long life of your auto electrical system. If your battery isn't working efficiently, your alterna... More

Make Your Battery Last

May 3, 2020

Today's report from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey is on vehicle batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be very unusual if you hadn't. You may be surprised to learn that only... More

Battery Basics for New Port Richey

January 26, 2020

It's important for New Port Richey drivers to know battery basics. First, let's talk about which is harder on a battery hot or cold FL weather. Most New Port Richey area drivers think it's cold weather because that's when we call on our batteries to have enough power to start a cold vehicle eng... More