Car Care Tips

Keeping Your Car Young in Winter Haven

As Winter Haven consumers, we live in a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away.New stuff comes out so fast in Florida, and much of it is fairly cheap, so we just toss the old and move on. It seems like when we were kids our parents were real sticklers about taking c... Read More

Give me a Brake (Light)!

If that little brake warning light pops up on your dash, do you know what it means? Well, if you said no, you wouldn't be alone. You know it has something to do with your brakes, but exactly what? You're not sure. One of the reasons is that it could mean a lot of different things. It could be som... Read More

How Much is Enough for Winter Haven Auto Owners? Tire Tread Depth

Most Winter Haven drivers know that tires wear out and that the wear has to do with tread depth. Most of us have heard that “bald” tires are dangerous, but most of us picture a tire with no tread at all when we think of a bald tire. And when we take our vehicles in for preventive mainte... Read More

Fuel Injection Keeps Getting Better for Winter Haven Motorists

Winter Haven residents know that engines burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your engine where it is squirted—or injected—into your engine's cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injectors.There are two ways to inject fuel into an engine. Fuel needs air to burn, so i... Read More

Keep Your Cool in Winter Haven: Air Conditioning Service

Most Winter Haven drivers don't even think about their air conditioner. Now here's a tip for Winter Haven vehicle owners: Run your air conditioner every so often during Florida winters. This circulates the lubricant to help keep the seals from drying out. The air conditioner actually r... Read More

Need a New Battery? Call Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Haven Today

Hello Winter Haven drivers! Need a new battery? There is a good chance that you do – 70% of batteries need to be replaced within four years. As your battery discharges and then recharges as you drive around Winter Haven, bits of the surface of the battery plates disintegrate. As this pr... Read More

Are There Blind Spots in Winter Haven?

All Winter Haven 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 Winter Haven.First let's talk about our own blinds spots, and then we can talk about other... Read More

Your Vehicle Is NOT Maintenance Free, Winter Haven Car Owners

A generation ago, Winter Haven drivers seemed to be more inclined to keep their vehicle's preventive maintenance on schedule. One reason for this may be that vehicles back then were a lot less reliable than they are today. Taking your vehicle in to your Winter Haven shop every year or t... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Haven Engine Air Filter Replacement

When your experienced Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Haven 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 y... Read More

Battery Replacement at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Haven in Winter Haven

Hello, welcome to Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Haven. Today's focus is batteries. It seems like everything in Winter Haven runs on batteries. Of course, the batteries we're most concerned with here at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Haven are those in our cust... Read More

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