Car Care Tips

Tacky or Techie? The Tachometer.

Video: There's a gauge that many vehicles have that says RPM on it.  And there are a lot of people who either don't pay any attention to it or don't even know what it is. Here's why it's a good gauge to know about. It's called a tachometer, and that "RPM" label means it is measuring how many revolutions... Read More

Below 45 Degrees in Jacksonville: Consider Winter Tires

Video: Remember snow tires? They were basically just regular tires with big, knobby lugs to get them through deep snow. They were loud and rode hard, and Jacksonville drivers couldn't wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for “all-season” radials. Florida drivers ran o... Read More

Timing Belt Replacement in Jacksonville

Video: Today we want to talk to Jacksonville drivers about timing belts. They're something that many drivers don't know much about and yet your vehicle won't run if it's broken – and it could cause many thousands of dollars damage if it does break. A broken timing belt is usually a tale of woe. Even th... Read More

Have You Checked Your Headlights?

Video: Like everything in the Florida automotive market, there have been great strides in headlight technology in recent years. Florida drivers can be safer at night because of it. Good headlights improve visibility on Jacksonville roads, enabling you to see farther. They also improve your peripheral v... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Jacksonville: Serpentine Belt System Wear

Video: The primary job of the serpentine belt for Jacksonville drivers is to provide important traction to spin the accessories. As the belt wears it loses some of its grip and the accessories may not spin at optimal speeds. For example, if your alternator doesn’t spin fast enough, the battery will not ... Read More

Jacksonville Car Owners Ask: Why Do I Need to Change My Serpentine Belt?

Video: Any Jacksonville driver who understands preventive maintenance knows that “if it ain't broke, don't fix it” is bad auto advice. Replacing a part before it breaks is much less costly for Jacksonville residents than repairing the engine damage that comes after a part breaks or fails. A good example... Read More

Technician Training at Tuffy Jacksonville

Video: Your vehicle is important to you, and keeping it running properly is important to your lifestyle. That's why you're smart enough to have it serviced regularly at Tuffy Jacksonville in Jacksonville. And even though it may just be routine maintenance, you want it done right by automotive professio... Read More

Tuffy Jacksonville Maintenance Tips: The Belt Goes On

Video: All Jacksonville 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 coolan... Read More

Engine Air Filter from Tuffy Jacksonville

Video: Many Jacksonville drivers have found themselves in the following situation: They go to get their oil changed and their friendly service advisor at Tuffy Jacksonville recommends a new engine air filter. They say yes, but don't know what an air filter is or what it does.If this has happened to you... Read More

Drive Train Service in Jacksonville at Tuffy Jacksonville

Video: 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 maintenance y... Read More


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