Car Care Tips

A Cold Day in Bradenton – Air Conditioning Service at Tuffy Bradenton

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Most Bradenton drivers worry about a breakdown or a tire blowout on a busy FL highway, but don't worry too much about failure of their air conditioning system. A breakdown on the side of the road can be a miserable and dangerous affair during ... Read More

Tuffy Bradenton Engine Air Filter Replacement

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. When your experienced Tuffy Bradenton technician changes your oil, he will also inspect your air filter. You shouldn't need a new air filter at every oil change, but you will need to change it regularly. Heed your technician's auto advice if t... Read More

Bradenton Drivers: Is It Time to Replace Your PCV Valve?

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. The crankcase is the lower part of the engine where the crankshaft is housed and where the engine oil lives. The crankshaft is connected to the pistons that power the engine. When you are diving around Bradenton, fuel is burned in your vehicl... Read More

Keep Your Bradenton Car Breathing Free: Engine Air Filter

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Hey Bradenton - this is something really amazing: Your vehicle uses 12,000 times as much air as fuel when you drive it. All of that air has to be filtered to keep your engine clean.That's like 100 gallons (380 liters) of air every block! The e... Read More

Buying the Right Tires and Wheels in Bradenton, FL

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Everyone in Bradenton, FL eventually replaces their tires, whether it's because they're worn out or they're just looking for something different. There are so many great tire choices in Bradenton, it can be difficult to sort them out. Let's gr... Read More

Why Wheel Balancing and Tire Rotation Save You Money on Tires

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Bradenton drivers want their tires to last as long as possible. Two ways to extend tire life are wheel balancing and tire rotation.When wheels are out of balance, they wobble and vibrate. That makes the tires wear in a cupping pattern. If a fro... Read More

Vive la Differential at Tuffy Bradenton in Bradenton

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. There are a lot of drivers in Bradenton who are due for a differential service, but had never heard of a differential before. With front-wheel drive being so common in FL these days, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission... Read More

A Stitch in Time at Tuffy Bradenton

Video: You probably have heard that expression, "A stitch in time saves nine." In other words, if you fix an issue at its early stages, it will prevent a much more difficult problem later. That's certainly the case with your vehicle, and here's a true story to demonstrate it. A driver noticed his vehicl... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Bradenton: Timing Belt Overview

Video: 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 Bradenton. The timing belt’s important jo... Read More

What is a TSB? (Technical Service Bulletins)

Video: If your vehicle had something in its design or production that the manufacturer had figured out had an unanticipated problem, you'd want to know about it. And you'd want it fixed. There is something that can help drivers with just such a scenario. It's called a Technical Service Bulletin, or TSB.... Read More

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