Car Care Tips

Fuel Saving Tip: Tire Pressure Saves Fuel in Bradenton

Underinflated tires waste gas for lots of folks in the Bradenton area. Think how hard it is to walk in sand – you just have to work harder because of the resistance. When your tires don't have enough air in them, their rolling resistance is dramatically increased and it simply takes more... Read More

By the Numbers: Tire Replacement at Tuffy Bradenton in Bradenton

Ever notice that your tire is covered with writing? It's like some hieroglyphic art form. Of course, Bradenton drivers know that it's not just graffiti, but to most of us, it might as well be. Would you like to know what all those codes on your tire mean? It won't lead you to buried treasure, but... Read More

Will Proper Auto Maintenance at Tuffy Bradenton Really Save Gas?

Have you ever thought about all the little things we do to keep our lives running smoothly - like vacuuming? It makes a room feel fresher and more comfortable. We may not consider that we're also prolonging the life of the carpet by keeping it clean. But Bradenton drivers don't always extend thos... Read More

What Is That? Check Engine Light Service at Tuffy Bradenton

Okay. You went to your local Bradenton 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 Bradenton service center, but on the way, the Check ... Read More

The Tuffy Bradenton Basic Guide To Synthetic Oil

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 ... Read More

What You Need to Know from Your Tuffy Bradenton Service Advisor

Bradenton drivers may feel intimidated when they take their vehicles to a service center. They have questions but aren't sure how to ask. They don't want to feel embarrassed about their lack of knowledge. They don't want to make the service technician feel that they don't trust him.If y... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down in Bradenton

There’s not much Bradenton drivers can do about the price of gas in 
FL, but we can control - up to a point - how much we use. Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy. The first thing we can do is watch the go-pedal. Hard acceleration just sucks the gas. Gently leave stop ligh... Read More

Fresh Air Inside Your Car in Bradenton

Air quality has certainly become a hot issue in our modern world. We install air filters on our ventilation systems and in our vacuum cleaners. There's a filter that cleans the air going into our vehicle's engine — so why not one for the air in the passenger compartment?Foreign and dome... Read More

Tuffy Bradenton Automotive Tips: Alternator

Your alternator makes electricity to start and run your engine and all of the vital electrical systems in your vehicle. That’s everything from the on-board computers to the turn signals. And of course there is the entertainment system, seat heaters, power windows and everything you plug into the ... Read More

Fuel for Thought

If you're like most people and drive a gasoline-powered vehicle, you need to be up to speed on its fuel-related components.  They're pretty basic: the fuel, the fuel filter and the fuel pump. The fuel's the easy part.  You probably gas up your vehicle yourself and, if you're like most drivers, pr... Read More

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