The Sign of the Shield (Heat Shield Repair and Replacement)

March 14, 2021

Even in the months where temperatures are cooler, heat is still an enemy of your vehicle. When your engine runs, it creates heat, so there are numerous heat shields that protect other parts from those higher temperatures. Heat shields are installed around several areas of the exhaust system. Ot... More

Exhaust Service at Tuffy Jacksonville in Jacksonville

October 14, 2020

Whenever they hear the term "exhaust service," most Jacksonville residents think about exhaust pipes and mufflers. Well, actually, exhaust service at Tuffy Jacksonville is a lot more comprehensive these days. For example, catalytic converters were mandated in 1976 and on-board emission control co... More

Tuffy Jacksonville Service for Your Exhaust System

July 2, 2020

Your vehicle's exhaust system is more than just a tailpipe and a muffler. In fact, it is one of the most complex systems on your vehicle. The manifold is attached to the vehicle engine. It collects exhaust from the cylinders and directs it into the exhaust pipe. Gaskets seal the connection of th... More

PCV Valve: What Is It?

August 18, 2019

Most Jacksonville drivers know something about preventive maintenance on a vehicle. We know we should routinely replace the oil and wiper blades and other fluids. But have you heard of a PCV valve ? This little car part needs to be replaced regularly or it can cause some serious problems in your ... More

Tuffy Jacksonville Automotive Tips: Diagnostic Service

March 10, 2019

Imagine waking up one morning with a stomach ache. You pick up the phone, call the doctors office and say, Ive got a really bad tummy ache. How much will it cost to make me feel better? Of course you wouldnt do that. You know that there could be a lot of reasons for your symptoms and that the doc... More

Jacksonville Exhaust and Emissions Service

January 14, 2019

Many Jacksonville residents don't realize that there is more to exhaust system maintenance than just tailpipes and mufflers, if you can see smoke or if it's too loud. Exhaust service at a full-service automotive center like Tuffy Jacksonville is really a lot more comprehensive these days.... More

Jacksonville Exhaust and Emissions Service

January 14, 2019

Many Jacksonville residents don't realize that there is more to exhaust system maintenance than just tailpipes and mufflers, if you can see smoke or if it's too loud. Exhaust service at a full-service automotive center like Tuffy Jacksonville is really a lot more comprehensive these days.... More

Exhaust Service at Tuffy Jacksonville: Passing the Smell Test

August 19, 2018

The exhaust system on a vehicle is more complex than most Jacksonville residents realize. It contains everything from old-fashioned pipes and clamps to sophisticated computers and sensors. All Florida folks know a properly functioning exhaust system is good for the environment, but sometimes we ... More

Positive Crankcase Ventilation ? PCV Valve Service at Tuffy Jacksonville

December 11, 2017

Hello Jacksonville! Did you know that the first federally-mandated emissions control device was introduced in the 1960's? The Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, or PCV valve, has been installed in Florida vehicles since 1964 and represents the first legislation by the United States government ... More

Tuffy Jacksonville Service For Your Exhaust System

June 23, 2015

Your SUVs exhaust system is more than just a tailpipe and a muffler. In fact, it is one of the most complex systems on your SUV. Maintaining it is good Tuffy Jacksonville auto advice for Jacksonville motorists, but its also good health advice and good environmental advice. The exh... More