Good brakes are obviously very important. If you've ever had your brakes go out while you're driving around the Jacksonville area, you'll know how terrifying it can be. Today we'll focus on how to tell when you have a brake problem, and how to make good repair choices. Often, the fir...
Posted in Brakes
on June 28, 2013
Let's talk about alternative fuel vehicles. In their quest to reduce the use of fossil fuels and harmful exhaust emissions to our Jacksonville environment, automakers will have a number of alternatives for us very soon. For instance, Flex Fuel vehicles are already available in the Ja...
Posted in Fuel System
on June 20, 2013
The coolant system is a vital part of your vehicle. It is also the second most common cause for vehicle failures. Even though coolant system failure is fairly common in Jacksonville, it is easy to prevent.
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Posted in Cooling System
on June 13, 2013
When they hear the word 'suspension', Jacksonville drivers may think back to those energetic days of grade school. Well, your car’s suspension is actually a good thing because it keeps your car up off the road and helps provide a comfy ride around Jacksonville. Its job is to keep y...
Posted in Shocks & Struts
on June 12, 2013
Modern cars and trucks in and around Neptune Beach run on 12 volt electrical systems. 12 volts is enough to get the job done without having so much power that there is danger of electrocution. But today's vehicles have more electrical components and do-dads than ever before. This re...
Posted in Parts
on June 11, 2013
The automotive professionals at Tuffy Jacksonville would like to give Jacksonville motorists an update on some of the things happening in automotive fluids. You know, cars are becoming more sophisticated everyday - and fluids such as, oil, coolant and transmission fluid are becoming ...
Posted in Fluids
on June 11, 2013
Jacksonville drivers love their cars. And one of the most enjoyable things about them is taking a road trip. Freedom from daily schedules, new sights and the open road – it’s great! But there’s nothing like car trouble to bring the fun to a grinding halt. Now Jacksonville motorists c...
Posted in Alignment
on June 10, 2013
A lot of Jacksonville auto owners have asked whether or not they should use their severe service maintenance schedule, which is listed in their car owners' manual. It can be somewhat confusing, so we decided to consult an expert. Cricket Killingsworth is from QMI/Heartland, a manufac...
Posted in Maintenance
on June 09, 2013
Hello Jacksonville auto owners, let's talk about your often-unnoticed but extremely important PCV valve. The energy from exploding fuel is what powers your engine. But some of the vapors from the explosions escape into the lower part of the engine, called the crankcase. The crankcase...
Posted in Parts
on June 08, 2013
So you’ve bought a used car in the Jacksonville area. Do you know what you’re getting? It is hard to know what you’re getting because people in the Jacksonville area sell cars for different reasons. Think about why you’ve sold cars. Did you just want something new or were there probl...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on June 07, 2013