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Speak Up: Talking with Your Tuffy Jacksonville Service Advisor

Video: About 80% of the vehicles on Jacksonville roads today are behind on their preventive maintenance schedules. That translates to about 160 million vehicles in the United States that aren't performing as well as they could be - thousands right here in Florida. Some of the maintenance issues are mino... Read More

Trickle Down Technology

Video: Recently, Nissan introduced the latest version of its Leaf, the company's electric car. It has many new features, including something called e-Pedal. It allows the driver to let up on the accelerator and, unlike a gasoline engine car, the Leaf doesn't just slowly lose speed; letting off the throt... Read More

Dashboard's a Funny Name (Instrumental Panel Warning Lights)

Video: Every day you drive, you're sitting behind the dashboard. But how in the world did it get that name? Back in the days of the horse-drawn carriage, horses would kick up dirt and mud on the driver and passengers, "dashing" debris against the carriage. So those who built carriages began installing a... Read More

Keys to a Long Lasting Vehicle

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. We live in a disposable society. Everything from elaborate packaging to our clothing. Even cell phones are disposable. When replacement is cheaper than repair, the term "built to last" goes by the wayside. An exception is our vehicles. They're ... Read More

Exhaust Service at Tuffy Jacksonville: Passing the Smell Test

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. The exhaust system on a vehicle is more complex than most Jacksonville residents realize. It contains everything from old-fashioned pipes and clamps to sophisticated computers and sensors. All Florida folks know a properly functioning exhaust ... Read More

Put on the Brakes: Brake Service at Tuffy Jacksonville

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. When it comes to preventive maintenance and vehicle care, most Jacksonville drivers know how important it is to check their brakes. But brakes are more than just brake pads and shoes. There are a lot of components in the brake system, and they... Read More

Drive Train - What You Need to Know in Jacksonville

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. One Jacksonville automotive service issue that doesn't get much attention is driveline service. Drivelines don't get talked about very much around Jacksonville, but they're very important. First let's define what the driveline is:Taking a small... Read More

Fuel for Thought

Video: If you're like most people and drive a gasoline-powered vehicle, you need to be up to speed on its fuel-related components.  They're pretty basic: the fuel, the fuel filter and the fuel pump. The fuel's the easy part.  You probably gas up your vehicle yourself and, if you're like most drivers, pr... Read More

Breathe Deep With Your Cabin Air Filter

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Bad air quality while you're driving around Jacksonville is nothing to sneeze at. But seriously, more and more vehicles these days come equipped with a cabin air filter. Since they're fairly new on the scene, a lot of folks don't know about th... Read More

Your Vehicle Is NOT Maintenance Free, Jacksonville Car Owners

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. A generation ago, Jacksonville 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 ... Read More

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