PCV Valve Replacement

April 19, 2020

Hello New Port Richey, let's talk about your often-unnoticed but extremely important PCV valve. The energy from exploding fuel is what powers your engine. But some of the vapors from the explosions escape into the lower part of the engine, called the crankcase. The crankcase is where your engine ... More

New Port Richey Drivers: Is It Time to Replace Your PCV Valve?

December 29, 2019

The crankcase is the lower part of the engine where the crankshaft is housed and where the engine oil lives. The crankshaft is connected to the pistons that power the engine. When you are diving around New Port Richey, fuel is burned in your vehicle engine, it pushes the pistons down and the cr... More

PCV Valve Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey in New Port Richey

July 21, 2019

Today, we are talking about your PCV valve. Unburnt fuel is forced into the crankcase as your engine runs. The PCV (positive crankcase ventilation) valve vents this unburnt fuel and oil vapors from the crankcase and sends it back into the air intake system to be burned in the engine. A clogged... More

Emergency Items for Your vehicle

May 26, 2019

Local New Port Richey roadside emergencies can range from a flat tire downtown to being stranded in a snowy ravine for three days. So you may want to consider a basic emergency kit to keep in the car at all times and a travel kit tailored to a specific trip.Your close-to-home kit for around New P... More

Battery Replacement for Your vehicle

March 17, 2019

Modern vehicles in and around New Port Richey run on 12 volt electrical systems. 12 volts is enough to get the job done for New Port Richey drivers without having so much power that there is danger of electrocution. But today's vehicles have more electrical components and do-dads than ever befor... More

Have You Checked Your Headlights?

October 25, 2017

Like everything in the FL automotive market, there have been great strides in headlight technology in recent years. FL drivers can be safer at night because of it. Good headlights improve visibility on New Port Richey roads, enabling you to see farther. They also improve your peripheral vision, h... More