Does Your Car Have A Recall Item?

November 25, 2018

No matter how well they're made, vehicles are bound to have problems with their design or manufacturing. Think of all the moving parts. When the government thinks a problem is really serious, they require the vehicle manufacturer to issue recall notices to Winter Haven residents and to fi... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Auto Myths Around Winter Haven

November 18, 2018

With high fuel prices in Winter Haven, Florida, comes lots of gas saving advice. Some of it, like what you hear on is great. When you get one of those e-mails that's going around telling you how to save gas, try to think it through.Does it really make sense? Does it defy the laws of phy... More

Drive Train Service in Winter Haven at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Haven

November 16, 2018

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 mainte... More

The Engine Gets a Boost (Turbocharged Engine Maintenance)

November 15, 2018

If someone told you that your vehicle could have the same power but with a smaller engine, wouldn't that sound like great idea? Just think, a smaller engine would save you money at the gas station and you'd still get the same horsepower. The technology to do just that has been around for a long t... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Haven: When to Replace a Damaged Tire

November 14, 2018

Repair or Replace? Thats a question Winter Haven drivers ask when they have tire damage. Some punctures cannot be repaired because of their size or location. Punctures larger than a quarter of an inch (6.4 mm) are considered too large to be safely repaired. Punctures in the sidewall or near the s... More

The Engine Gets a Boost (Turbocharged Engine Maintenance)

November 13, 2018

If someone told you that your vehicle could have the same power but with a smaller engine, wouldn't that sound like great idea? Just think, a smaller engine would save you money at the gas station and you'd still get the same horsepower. The technology to do just that has been around for a long t... More

The Edible Engine

November 12, 2018

You may have had a friend whose vehicle was the victim of hungry rodents. After all, mice, rats and squirrelseven rabbitshave been known to gnaw on wires in engine compartments, causing vehicle electrical systems to go haywire. They can disable a vehicle completely and be very expensive to fix.... More

The Right Automotive Fluids for Winter Haven Drivers

November 12, 2018

All those automotive fluids can be confusing for Winter Haven drivers. Recent years have brought new grades of engine oil, types of transmission fluid, coolant and brake fluid. The right fluid protects your vehicle and helps it perform at its best. The wrong fluid won't work as well and could eve... More

Suspension Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Haven in Winter Haven

November 11, 2018

During an inspection at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Haven in Winter Haven, your friendly and knowledgeable automotive service technician will check for worn, broken or missing parts. Here's a quick rundown of suspension system components: There are the springs which hold the w... More

When You Hear the Crash in Winter Haven: What to Do After an Accident

November 10, 2018

Motorists in North America drive about 3 trillion miles/4.8 trillion kilometers every year. There are over 250+ million licensed drivers, and approximately 6.2 million accidents happen every year. Unfortunately, if we're going to drive vehicles, there are going to be accidents. Knowing what to do... More