The Tuffy Jacksonville Guide to Vehicle Diagnosis

September 25, 2020

Modern Jacksonville vehicles have several computers on board that control all kinds of things like engine functions, transmission shifts, traction control, anti-lock brakes, stability control, emissions and on some vehicles, even steering, braking and the throttle.Think about that for a minute ... More

Automotive Detective Work in Jacksonville

September 2, 2020

There's a reason we use the word diagnose when we talk about fixing cars in Jacksonville. Figuring out what's wrong with your vehicle has a lot of similarities to figuring out what's wrong with someone who is ill. Vehicles are a mass of complex systems that can produce a variety of symptoms when... More

On Board Diagnostics for Your Engine

March 17, 2019

Starting in 1996, Tuffy Jacksonville service technicians have been able to use a standardized diagnostic system to help determine what is wrong with a vehicle. This diagnostic system works in tandem with the Engine Control Modules for each vehicle's engine. The Engine Control Module is a computer... More

What Is That? Check Engine Light Service at Tuffy Jacksonville

January 1, 2019

Okay. You went to your local Jacksonville car wash, and while your vehicle was under the dryer, the Check Engine light started flashing. Panic! What did you just do? Something is seriously wrong with the vehicle! You head for the nearest Jacksonville service center, but on the way, the Check Eng... More

Diagnosing Your Vehicle at Tuffy Jacksonville in Jacksonville

February 21, 2017

When we Jacksonville residents get a car repair bill, we really shouldn't be surprised to find diagnostic fees as one of the line items. When we get a computer fixed, there is usually a charge for the time it takes to diagnose the problem. When we go to a medical doctor, most of his fee is for hi... More

Automotive Detective Work In Jacksonville

February 19, 2014

Theres a reason we use the word diagnose when we talk about fixing cars in Jacksonville. Figuring out whats wrong with your SUV has a lot of similarities to figuring out whats wrong with someone who is ill. Vehicles are a mass of complex systems that can produce a variety of symptoms when somet... More

The Tuffy Jacksonville Guide To Vehicle Diagnosis

September 13, 2013

Modern Jacksonville vehicles have several computers on board that control all kinds of things like engine functions, transmission shifts, traction control, anti-lock brakes, stability control, emissions and on some vehicles, even steering, braking and the throttle. Think about that for a minut... More