Fall and Spring Inspection at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Haven

October 27, 2019

Good vehicle care for us Winter Haven residents has always meant taking our vehicles in every spring and fall for a check-up. Vehicles needed routine maintenance to prepare them for the changes in weather. Today's vehicles aren't quite as sensitive to seasonal changes. Older vehicles required dif... More

Fall and Spring Checkup in Winter Haven

October 6, 2019

When I was a kid, my dad always made sure he took the cars in for Spring and Fall checkups. I was telling a friend that it's about time to get into Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Haven for a checkup and he said that he read o... More

Why a Trip Inspection Is a Good Idea

September 15, 2019

At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Haven we get a lot of Winter Haven drivers asking about vehicle trip preparation. That's a big deal. You could be driving through mountains and deserts in some pretty lonely areas around Flo... More

Relax When the Wind Blows in Florida: Winter Car Prep for Winter Haven Drivers

September 8, 2019

When autumn comes around in Winter Haven, leaves fall, nights get longer and there's a definite nip in the air. Time to unpack the boots and gloves and fold some extra blankets onto the beds. It's also time for Winter Haven drivers to winterize their vehicles.Here is some expert auto advice for W... More

Hold the Oil! (Oil Pan Gasket Replacement)

August 11, 2019

You've likely heard how important oil is to your vehicle's engine. Did you know that there's one part that's responsible for holding that oil so you can use it every day? It's called the oil pan, and it sits at the bottom of the engine. The oil pan is a vital, though simple, part of your engine's... More

Training Received by Technicians in Winter Haven, Florida

July 14, 2019

When your vehicle breaks down in the Winter Haven, Florida, area, or just needs some routine service, it can make you a little nervous. Because your vehicle's so important to your life, you need to be back on the road as soon as poss... More

Regular Schedule or Severe Service Schedule at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Haven?

July 7, 2019

Today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Haven article focuses on severe service maintenance. Many Winter Haven drivers are not aware of them and yet there are also very vocal advocates in Florida who think that severe service... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Haven Maintenance Tips: The Belt Goes On

April 28, 2019

All Winter Haven service advisors know that without the alternator, the battery will go dead in a few miles. The serpentine belt may also run the pumps for both the power steering and power brakes. And on many vehicles, the serpentine belt powers the water pump. The water pump circulates... More

Keeping Your Car Young in Winter Haven

April 21, 2019

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 car... More

Your Vehicle Is NOT Maintenance Free, Winter Haven Car Owners

March 3, 2019

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 two... More