Hello Bradenton, let's talk about brakes. Braking, as all FL motorists know, is slowing or stopping your vehicle. As you can imagine, brakes are engineered to work well on a particular vehicle application. For example, you would expect more powerful brakes on a heavy-duty pickup tha...
Posted in Brakes
on December 30, 2015
Driving on bald tires is like playing roulette. Though you may be fine today, eventually your luck is going to run out. The Feds don't have any laws for tread depth, but 42 of the states, and all of Canada, do have regulations. They consider two-thirty-seconds of an inch to be the mi...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on December 24, 2015
Bradenton service centers have a menu board that lists the services they provide. Some Bradenton drivers may not be familiar with all of the items on the board so here is a quick description of some of the typical services that might be listed. Tuffy Auto Repair Bradenton fuel syste...
Posted in Maintenance
on December 22, 2015
If the fuel system in your SUV is dirty, you will be hurting your fuel economy and losing performance as you drive around Bradenton, FL. Unless they drive a vintage car, Bradenton auto owners have fuel injectors which need to be properly maintained. That is why your SUV owne...
Posted in Fuel System
on December 11, 2015
The timing belt in your engine controls the opening and closing of the intake and exhaust valves. Bradenton auto owners need to replace it on a schedule to avoid failure. Timing belts are very problematic to get to, requiring quite a bit of labor to access. Timing belt replacement is one of the m...
Posted in Timing Belt
on December 04, 2015
Anyone that drives a car in Bradenton knows that engines get hot when they run. But did you know that engines need to be cooled to keep running? Heat inside an engine can cause the metal parts to expand, which can seize up an engine and make it stop running. It can even ruin the ent...
Posted in Cooling System
on December 02, 2015