Maintenance on My Mind

March 26, 2017

Ask any Jacksonville man or woman if they've taken their vehicle in for preventive maintenance lately, and the answer may well be no. Surveys indicate that over 80% of vehicles on the road today are in need of some kind of repair or maintenance. Now, ask that same person why he hasn't taken his c... More

Higher Mileage Service Intervals for Jacksonville

March 22, 2017

Jacksonville drivers have probably noticed that the government mandates a lot of equipment on cars: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the motoring public in the Jacksonville area, but it does add quite... More

Why Is My Check Engine Light On?

March 13, 2017

The Check Engine Light strikes fear into the hearts of some Jacksonville drivers, and is totally ignored by just as many. Just what it means is a mystery to most people. Let's get the urgency issues out of the way first. If your Check Engine light is flashing, that means that something is wrong ... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Jacksonville: Timing Belt Overview

March 6, 2017

In your engine, valves over each combustion chamber open to allow fresh air in, close during the combustion event, and then other valves open to let out the exhaust. All of this happens over and over thousands of times a minute when you are driving around Jacksonville. The timing belts important ... More