If you've been paying attention, you've noticed that vehicle engines are getting more and more powerful in Jacksonville. At the same time, they are getting better and better fuel economy. I've gotta tell 'ya, most of that's because o...
Posted in Timing Belt
on May 31, 2016
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...
Posted in Serpentine Belt
on May 23, 2016
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...
Posted in Cooling System
on May 15, 2016
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 drive...
Posted in Maintenance
on May 09, 2016
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, inclu...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on May 02, 2016