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Positive Crankcase Ventilation – PCV Valve Service at Tuffy Jacksonville

Video: Hello Jacksonville! Did you know that the first federally-mandated emissions control device was introduced in the 1960's? The Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, or PCV valve, has been installed in Florida vehicles since 1964 and represents the first legislation by the United States government ... Read More

Tuffy Jacksonville Advice on What to Pour into Your Vehicle

Video: Changes in vehicle design and manufacture have resulted in changed fluid requirements for our vehicles. With the sophistication of engines, transmissions, differentials, etc., it's best for Jacksonville residents to always use the proper type of fluid for their vehicle. Using incorrect fluids ca... Read More

Combustion Choreography: Timing Belt Replacement at Tuffy Jacksonville in Jacksonville

Video: Have you ever seen a ballet performance? Have you wondered how all of those dancers manage to travel all over the stage jumping and twirling and never crash into each other? That's the job of a choreographer.Our auto engines are also highly choreographed. Pistons travel up and down inside cylinde... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Jacksonville: Signs of an Alignment Problem

Video: When properly aligned, all of your wheels are pointed in the same direction. Your vehicle will track true and handle the way it is designed. Jacksonville drivers often associate our wheels being “knocked” out of alignment with an event like an accident, hitting a pothole, curb or some other objec... Read More

Another Couple of Years: Making Your Vehicle Last With Help From Tuffy Jacksonville

Video: A while back, the Cash for Clunkers program was all over the Florida news. Jacksonville people could trade in their old vehicle for a new one that got better gas mileage and receive a government rebate. A lot of Jacksonville motorists had so-called clunkers that they wanted to keep. They're good... Read More

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

Video: 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... Read More

Make Your Battery Last

Video: Today's report from Tuffy Jacksonville is on vehicle batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be very unusual if you hadn't. You may be surprised to learn that only 30 percent of Jacksonville v... Read More

Busting Automotive Myths in Jacksonville, Florida

Video: Myths passed around our Jacksonville, Florida community start with a grain of evidence and are then built up with a lot of imagination and very elastic logic. And the internet is a breeding ground for automotive myths. Some bloggers recall the vehicles of yesteryear and declare their modern dece... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Jacksonville: Brake Noise

Video: Your brake pads are the important parts that rub against the rotor (or disc) to slow and stop your car when driving in Jacksonville. They eventually wear down.When your pads are worn too much, they won’t stop your vehicle as well. When the friction material is worn away, metal parts of the pad ar... Read More

Gas Savings in Jacksonville: Sharpen Your Pencil

Video: High gas prices in Jacksonville increase the cost of living for Florida drivers. You've probably budgeted a certain amount for vehicle related expenses. Increased fuel costs now consume a larger portion of our incomes, causing some Jacksonville vehicle owners to skimp in other areas – like sched... Read More

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