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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

Make your Service Visit at Tuffy Bradenton a Good One

Video: Most people don't love going to get their vehicle serviced, but it's one of those things you just have to do. So you might as well get the most of out of it. There are some steps you can take that will likely help you get the best results possible. For one thing, it's important to describe your p... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Bradenton: Wiper Blades – Signs of Wear

Video: 90% of our driving decisions are based on vision. Anything that impedes your vision can affect your driving safety – including a dirty windshield. In that sense, your wiper blades are an important safety system. Most Bradenton drivers will wait until their wipers have failed before they replace t... Read More

The Tuffy Bradenton Guide to Saving Fuel: Beware of Myths

Video: There's a lot of auto advice in FL right now on how to save money on gas. Some of it is good advice. Some of it isn't. Some of it is myth. And it may well be a scam. Plain and simple. When someone offers you a product designed to save money on gas, ask yourself, “Does this sound too good to be tr... Read More

When You Hear the Crash in Bradenton: What to Do After an Accident

Video: Motorists in North America drive about 3 trillion miles/4.8 trillion kilometers every year. There are over 250+ million licensed drivers, and approximately 6.2 million accidents happen every year. Unfortunately, if we're going to drive vehicles, there are going to be accidents. Knowing what to do... Read More

Time for Differential Service at Tuffy Bradenton?

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Hello Bradenton - let's talk differentials. If you have a rear-wheel drive vehicle, your differential is on the back axle. With front-wheel drive cars, the differential is up front. All-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive vehicles have three differe... Read More

Check Your Shocks and Struts at Tuffy Bradenton

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag.   Today we're talking to Bradenton drivers about shocks and struts. They're so easy for FL folks to forget about because they last so long and wear out so slowly. But your shocks are really responsible for keeping your tires on the road – so th... Read More

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