Positive and Negative (Battery Care)

August 1, 2021

You notice when your smartphone's battery starts to go weak on you. It runs out of juice faster than it did when it was new. Bet you pay attention to that pretty closely. Unfortunately, many of us don't pay the same attention to the battery in our vehicles. If your battery got you through the c... More

Proper Fluids for Your Vehicle

October 19, 2020

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 more s... More

Florida: What Is the Risk of High Oil Change Intervals?

September 13, 2020

Florida residents may have heard that vehicles don't need their oil changed as often as they used to. That's true. But it's not the whole story.Owing to improved engine technology and higher oil quality, most newer vehicles can go longer between oil changes than their older counterparts.So what i... More

Charge It in Jacksonville for Extended Battery Life

August 19, 2020

Here's an interesting statistic for our in Jacksonville, Florida, drivers: Only 30 percent of car batteries make it to 48 months. And the life expectancy varies by where you live. It ranges from 51 months in extremely cold areas to just 30 months in extremely hot climates.Why is that? It turns o... More

Using Proper Fluids in Your vehicle

August 18, 2020

Today, Tuffy Jacksonville is writing about the proper fluids for your vehicle. It's become more complicated with changes in automotive design and manufacturing. It's not that people in Jacksonville are confused as much as they don't realize how much things have changed in recent years. If you ha... More

Tuffy Jacksonville Guide to Using the Correct Fluids in Your Vehicle

August 6, 2020

Today's Tuffy Jacksonville post focuses on using coolant. If you pour in the wrong kind, it won't protect the cooling system and may even void the warranty. Check your vehicle owner's manual. Of course, your Tuffy Jacksonville service advisor will know the proper coolant for your vehicle.Brake ... More

How to Know When to Change Your Oil at Tuffy Jacksonville

July 30, 2020

Today in the Tuffy Jacksonville auto care blog, we're going to talk to Jacksonville drivers about oil change intervals. It seems that as engine technology advances, oil change intervals become longer for Tuffy Jacksonville customers. For example, recently four of the world's largest vehicle manu... More

The Right Fluids for Your Vehicle

July 1, 2020

The current vehicles in the market have over a century of engineering behind them. They have evolved into complex and powerful machines. Developments in their engines, however, have coincided with advances in many other vehicle components, including the fluids.It's up to people in Jacksonville t... More

The Right Automotive Fluids for Jacksonville Drivers

June 25, 2020

All those automotive fluids can be confusing for Jacksonville drivers. Recent years have brought new grades of engine oil, types of transmission fluid, coolant and brake fluid. The right fluid protects your vehicle and helps it perform at its best. The wrong fluid won't work as well and could eve... More

The Tuffy Jacksonville Basic Guide To Synthetic Oil

June 21, 2020

Synthetic motor oil has been around for a long time, and more and more new vehicles are leaving factories with synthetic in their engines. But a lot of drivers don't really know much about it.Let's start with conventional oil the kind folks are used to. Conventional oil is made up of naturally o... More