Car Care Tips

Following Recommended Intervals for Your vehicle

If you're reading this article in Bradenton, FL, then you probably care about your vehicle and how it runs. Even though you care, there is still that moment of dread when your professional service advisor at Tuffy Bradenton tells you the manufacturer recommends some additional service. Your heart beats a little faster, your blood pressure rises. You worry about spending more money than you had planned. And you worry that if you say "no," you might be harming your vehicle or risking your family's safety.

At the risk of sounding like your dad, you really should have done your homework. Service recommendations are in your owner's manual. But it is not like you want to keep your vehicle auto maintenance schedule on your nightstand for bedtime reading.

Vehicles are complicated machines and it takes some effort for Bradenton residents to keep them running well. That is why they have maintenance schedules that explain how to keep your vehicle performing efficiently and prevent breakdowns. In a typical owner's manual you'll find: oil change, brake fluid and pad change, coolant system service, transmission service, battery electrolyte levels, cables and terminals, tire pressure and wear, CV boots, cabin air filter, air conditioning, heater, fuel filter, air filter, belts and hoses, power steering fluid, differential service, fuel system cleaning and wheel alignment. And then there are mechanical service requirements like timing belt changes, valve adjustment, steering function, engine and exhaust leaks - yeah, it is a really long list!

Fortunately, this isn't a test: Bradenton residents don't need to have it memorized. Your friendly advisor at Tuffy Bradenton has access to your manufacturer's recommendations. Don't be surprised when your service advisor at Tuffy Bradenton reminds you something is due. Your manufacturer has taken great care in putting together your maintenance schedule. Let Tuffy Bradenton help you stay on top of maintenance. You can expect them to suggest recommended services and tell you what problems they find under the hood. We'll also explain how urgent these services are so you can work them into your budget.

Tuffy Bradenton
5900 State Road 70 East
Bradenton, FL 34203
941.751.1818

Latest Posts

Categories

Air Conditioning
Alignment
Automotive News
Battery
Brakes
Cabin Air Filter
Cooling System
Cooling System
Dashboard
Diagnostics
Diagnostics
Differential Service
Drive Train
Drive Train
Engine Air Filter
Exhaust
Exhaust
Fluids
Fluids
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy
Fuel System
Fuel System
Headlamps
Inspection
Inspection
Keys to a long lasting vehicle
Maintenance
Maintenance
Older Vehicles
Parts
Parts
Safety
Safety
Serpentine Belt
Serpentine Belt
Service Intervals
Service Intervals
Service Standards
Service Standards
Shocks & Struts
Shocks & Struts
Steering
Steering
Suspension
Timing Belt
Timing Belt
Tires and Wheels
Tires and Wheels
Transmission
Warranty
Windshield Wipers
none

Archives

September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
October 2013

your local Tuffy, please enter your zip code or city and state for the location nearest you.