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Jacksonville Car Owners Ask: Why Do I Need to Change My Serpentine Belt?

Any Jacksonville driver who understands preventive maintenance knows that “if it ain't broke, don't fix it” is bad auto advice. Replacing a part before it breaks is much less costly for Jacksonville residents than repairing the engine damage that comes after a part breaks or fails. A good example... Read More

Combustion Choreography: Timing Belt Replacement at Tuffy Jacksonville in Jacksonville

Have you ever seen a ballet performance? Have you wondered how all of those dancers manage to travel all over the stage jumping and twirling and never crash into each other? That's the job of a choreographer.Our auto engines are also highly choreographed. Pistons travel up and down inside cylinde... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Jacksonville: A Broken or Damaged Timing Belt

The timing belt rotates the cam shafts which open and close the valves that allow air, fuel, and exhaust to flow through the engine as it powers your car when you drive around Jacksonville.An old timing belt can lose a “tooth” in the belt allowing it to slip. The engine could stop or misfire. Tim... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Jacksonville: Knowing When Your Timing Belt Should Be Replaced

The timing belt in your engine controls the opening and closing of the intake and exhaust valves. Jacksonville drivers need to replace it on a schedule to avoid failure.Timing belts are very difficult to get to, requiring quite a bit of labor to access. Timing belt replacement is one of the more ... Read More

Good Timing: Proper Timing Belt Replacement Saves Money for Jacksonville Drivers

Your browser does not support the video tag. Knowing how their engine works can help Jacksonville drivers make informed decisions about auto care and prevent repairs to their vehicles. This is especially true when it comes to timing belts.An engine's power is generated in the cylinders. ... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Jacksonville: Timing Belt Overview

In your engine, valves over each combustion chamber open to allow fresh air in, close during the combustion event, and then other valves open to let out the exhaust. All of this happens over and over thousands of times a minute when you are driving around Jacksonville. The timing belt’s important... Read More

Gear Up: Transmission Service at Tuffy Jacksonville in Jacksonville

Your browser does not support the video tag. The transmission system in your vehicle allows you to change gears. Lower gears are power gears. They get your vehicle moving and get it up hills. Higher gears get the vehicle up to speed and get it rolling faster. If you have a standard transmis... Read More

It Pays to Take Care of Your Transmission at Tuffy Jacksonville

Your browser does not support the video tag. If you've been paying attention, you've noticed that vehicle engines are getting more and more powerful in Jacksonville and at the same time are getting better and better fuel economy. I've gotta tell 'ya, most of that's because of technological ... Read More

Transmission Care In Jacksonville Florida

Call Tuffy Jacksonville to make an appointment to check your transmission in Jacksonville.14026 Beach Blvd.Jacksonville, Florida 32250904-992-4176Do you have any plans around Jacksonville Florida for the weekend? Maybe you and some friends and are taking the boat up to the lake. Maybe you'll ... Read More

Timing Belt Service to Save Big Bucks in Jacksonville

Your engine is like a finely choreographed dance. All the parts have to work together. If the timing is off at the ballet, dancers crash into each other and fall down. It the timing is off in your engine, it may not run at all. One of the most intricate dances in your engine, has to ... Read More

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