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Automotive Tips from Tuffy Bradenton: Timing Belt Overview

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

A Cool and Smooth Transmission in Bradenton

Your browser does not support the video tag. When it comes to preventive maintenance on our vehicles, most of us Bradenton drivers remember to get our oil changed. But services that occur at longer intervals — like transmission service — sometimes get overlooked. Yet transmission service... Read More

It Pays to Take Care of Your Transmission at Tuffy Bradenton

Your browser does not support the video tag. If you've been paying attention, you've noticed that vehicle engines are getting more and more powerful in Bradenton and at the same time are getting better and better fuel economy. I've gotta tell 'ya, most of that's because of technological adv... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Bradenton: A Broken or Damaged Timing Belt

The timing belt rotates the cam shafts which open and close the valves that allow air, fuel, and exhaust to flow through the engine as it powers your car when you drive around Bradenton.An old timing belt can lose a “tooth” in the belt allowing it to slip. The engine could stop or misfire. Timing... Read More

Combustion Choreography: Timing Belt Replacement at Tuffy Bradenton in Bradenton

Have you ever seen a ballet performance? Have you wondered how all of those dancers manage to travel all over the stage jumping and twirling and never crash into each other? That's the job of a choreographer.Our auto engines are also highly choreographed. Pistons travel up and down inside cylinde... Read More

Gear Up: Transmission Service at Tuffy Bradenton in Bradenton

Your browser does not support the video tag. The transmission system in your vehicle allows you to change gears. Lower gears are power gears. They get your vehicle moving and get it up hills. Higher gears get the vehicle up to speed and get it rolling faster. If you have a standard transmiss... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Bradenton: Knowing When Your Timing Belt Should Be Replaced

The timing belt in your engine controls the opening and closing of the intake and exhaust valves. Bradenton drivers need to replace it on a schedule to avoid failure.Timing belts are very difficult to get to, requiring quite a bit of labor to access. Timing belt replacement is one of the more exp... Read More

Good Timing: Proper Timing Belt Replacement Saves Money for Bradenton Drivers

Knowing how their engine works can help Bradenton car owners make informed decisions about car care and prevent expensive repairs to their vehicles. This is especially true when it comes to timing belts. An engine’s power is generated in the cylinders. Inside the cylinder is a pisto... Read More

Tuffy Auto Repair Bradenton Car Care News and Information: Knowing When Your Timing Belt Should Be Replaced

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... Read More

Timing Belt Service to Save Big Bucks in Bradenton

Your engine is like a finely choreographed dance. All the parts have to work together. If the timing is off at the ballet, dancers crash into each other and fall down. It the timing is off in your engine, it may not run at all. One of the most intricate dances in your engine, has to ... Read More

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