Make Your Battery Last

October 29, 2017

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 ve... More

Busting Automotive Myths in Jacksonville, Florida

October 25, 2017

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... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Jacksonville: Brake Noise

October 15, 2017

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 wont stop your vehicle as well. When the friction material is worn away, metal parts of the pad are... More

Gas Savings in Jacksonville: Sharpen Your Pencil

October 8, 2017

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 schedu... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Jacksonville: A Broken or Damaged Timing Belt

October 4, 2017

The timing belt rotates the cam shafts which open and close the valves that allow air, fuel, and exhaust to flow through the engine as it powers your car when you drive around Jacksonville.An old timing belt can lose a tooth in the belt allowing it to slip. The engine could stop or misfire. Timin... More