Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Wheel Bearings

July 1, 2022

Why are wheel bearings for Bradenton vehicles important? It's simple: your wheel bearings keep the wheels on your vehicle. In today's Tuffy Bradenton post, we'll discuss more about wheel bearings and how you can make sure they can do their very job while you drive around Bradenton, FL. Wheel bear... More

Air Conditioning Maintenance at Tuffy Bradenton in Bradenton

June 30, 2022

Warm weather or cold, Bradenton drivers still need to think about their vehicle's air conditioning. Most Bradenton people don't service their air conditioning until after it fails. At Tuffy Bradenton, we can advise you on your vehicle manufacturers preventive maintenance schedules for air condit... More

Breathe Deep With Your Cabin Air Filter

June 29, 2022

Bad air quality while you're driving around Bradenton is nothing to sneeze at. But seriously, more and more vehicles these days come equipped with a cabin air filter. Since they're fairly new on the scene, a lot of folks don't know about them yet.These filters clean the air in the passenger comp... More

Why People in Bradenton Hesitate to Get Their Vehicle Serviced

June 28, 2022

A recent report stated that over 80 percent of the vehicles on our Bradenton, FL, roads have one or more service or repair that's needed but hasn't been taken care of. Now that's a lot of undone service. That translates into something over 160 million vehicles in North America alone. Some of the ... More

Slippery When Wet (Driving on Wet Leaves)

June 26, 2022

When the leaves fall, you might take a sightseeing trip to see them at peak color. Or you may simply live in a spot where there are a lot of trees. When those leaves get wet, you'd be surprised to learn just how slippery they can be. We all know ice is slippery to drive on. What causes tires ... More

Your Vehicle is Talking to YOU (Service Warning Signs)

June 19, 2022

Your vehicle may be like that famous battery bunny, the one that just keeps going and going. But while it may seem sometimes like you never need to take your vehicle in to be worked on, there are some things you should keep your eyes, ears and nose out for. They are warning you about something t... More

How Tired Are Your Tires? (Tire replacement)

June 12, 2022

Of the things you think about most, your tires are probably pretty far down the list. Thats understandable because todays tires are engineered to do their job without needing you to pay too much attention to them. But they DO wear out, and worn tires can contribute to skidding in bad weather, not... More

Mercury Rising (Hot Weather Vehicle Concerns)

June 5, 2022

The heat is on, and your vehicle takes a beating when it is. Several of your vehicle's systems are under extra stress in hot weather, so here are a few to make sure are getting the care and maintenance they need. It makes sense that the cooling system is one to make sure is in top shape. Vehicl... More

Motor Oil?The Synthetic Advantage (Synthetic oil vs Conventional)

May 29, 2022

Youve probably already heard that regular oil changes are extremely important for the health of your vehicles engine. Thats sound advice. But what you might not know is when it comes to motor oil, the real thing may not be the best thing for your engine. There are different types of motor oil: ... More

Servicing High Mileage Vehicles at Tuffy Bradenton

May 22, 2022

The price of gas and the uncertain economy are both causing FL residents to review their finances. More and more Bradenton drivers are opting to keep their vehicles longer and put off purchasing a newer car. It is estimated that two-thirds of the vehicles on the roads of North America today have... More