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Automotive Tips from Tuffy Jacksonville: Rotor Problems

The brake rotor, or disc, is attached to your wheel. The brake pads rub on the rotor to slow your car when you are driving in Jacksonville.Rotors can warp, crack or become misaligned. They can also be damaged by worn out brake pads that scratch grooves into the surface. These conditions result in... Read More

Ask Tuffy Jacksonville About the Importance of Service Intervals

Today in our Tuffy Jacksonville blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life with recommended intervals: What about six-month dental cleanings and regular physical exams? Then there's laundry, mowing the lawn, payi... Read More

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

When autumn comes around in Jacksonville, 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 Jacksonville drivers to winterize their vehicles.Here is some expert auto advice for ... Read More

It Pays to Take Care of Your Transmission at Tuffy Jacksonville

If you've been paying attention, you've noticed that vehicle engines are getting more and more powerful in Jacksonville and at the same time are getting better and better fuel economy. I've gotta tell 'ya, most of that's because of technological advances in transmissions. To get a better u... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Jacksonville: Serpentine Belt Overview

The technicians at Tuffy Jacksonville know your serpentine belt drives important engine accessories like your alternator, air conditioning compressor, and power steering. In some cars it may also power the power brakes or water pump. The serpentine belt is powered by the engine and winds around p... Read More

Engine Hydration For Jacksonville Drivers: Role of Your Water Pump

The cooling system in an engine has five components: the radiator, the radiator cap, the hoses, the thermostat and the water pump. The water is literally the heart of the system. Just as your own heart keeps your blood circulating through your body, the water pump keeps coolant circulating throug... Read More

Let Tuffy Jacksonville Help You Keep Your Vehicle Another Couple of Years

Jacksonville area residents may remember when the U.S. government's “Cash for Clunkers” program made a splash on the news scene. People were offered incentives to trade in old vehicles for new, in the interest of better and improved air quality from reduced emissions.But a lot of Jacksonville dri... Read More

Talk to Tuffy Jacksonville About New Shoes for Your Vehicle

Custom wheels are one way that Jacksonville folks express themselves and personalize their vehicle. But they aren't as cheap and easy as sticking decals on your back window. There are several factors that need to be considered, including cost, the fit of the wheel, modifications that will ... Read More

Hey Jacksonville Drivers; What Is The Most Distracting Food?

So what is the most distracting food to have in the car while driving around Jacksonville?Is it:A Hamburger;Coffee;A Soft Drink, orGummy Bears?Well, you may be surprised to learn that all but the gummy bears are in the top ten most distracting foods when you are driving, but if you chose 'c... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning At Tuffy Jacksonville

Is your car sometimes hard to start early in the morning? When you turn the key, does it hesitate or stutter? If so, the problem could be the result of a dirty fuel system. Your car's fuel system starts with the air filter and ends in the top of your engine. Over time, different parts of th... Read More

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