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Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Wesley Chapel in Wesley Chapel

Your browser does not support the video tag. If you've ever heard a squealing sound under your vehicle hood, chances are it was your serpentine belt. More importantly, the belt powers the alternator. The alternator creates electricity that's used by your vehicle's electrical systems and ... Read More

Change Your Wiper Blades Twice Yearly at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Wesley Chapel

Because 90% of our driving decisions are based on visual information, unobscured vision is paramount. Which brings us to the topic of today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Wesley Chapel article: wiper blades. While this isn't the most exciting automotive subject, it's important. You wouldn... Read More

Are Modern Vehicles Maintenance Free?

Your browser does not support the video tag. In our auto video today we'll be talking with Alan Peterson about myths surrounding automotive maintenance. You can lump these myths into the statement that "modern vehicles are so reliable, they are virtually maintenance free."Any good myth h... Read More

Your Vehicle Is NOT Maintenance Free, Wesley Chapel Car Owners

Your browser does not support the video tag. A generation ago, Wesley Chapel drivers seemed to be more inclined to keep their vehicle's preventive maintenance on schedule. One reason for this may be that vehicles back then were a lot less reliable than they are today. Taking your vehicle... Read More

Synthetic Oil for Wesley Chapel Autos

Your browser does not support the video tag. If you are a driver in Wesley Chapel and you aren't currently using synthetic motor oil in your vehicle, maybe now's the time to consider it. Need more information? Well, synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. Synthetic ... Read More

Keeping Your 'Old Faithful' Auto Running

At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Wesley Chapel we've had a lot of Wesley Chapel customers asking how they can make their vehicles last longer. These questions are actually a reflection of a trend that's been building for several years in FL. The median age of personal vehicles is now over ... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Wesley Chapel: Why Replace Your Engine Air Filter?

Your browser does not support the video tag. Just as our bodies need clean air to function properly, your vehicle engine needs clean air to operate efficiently. Let's go egghead for a minute. For every gallon of gas we burn driving on Wesley Chapel streets, 20 pounds of carbon dioxide co... Read More

Another Couple of Years: Making Your Vehicle Last With Help From Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Wesley Chapel

Your browser does not support the video tag. A while back, the Cash for Clunkers program was all over the FL news. Wesley Chapel people could trade in their old vehicle for a new one that got better gas mileage and receive a government rebate. A lot of Wesley Chapel motorists had so-call... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Wesley Chapel

Your browser does not support the video tag. Most Wesley Chapel folks occasionally have days when they've got a bunch of errands to run. Yesterday was my day off and I needed to fill the gas tank, pick up some groceries at my Wesley Chapel market, swing by the ATM and get the kids from s... Read More

Keeping Your Car Young in Wesley Chapel

Your browser does not support the video tag. As Wesley Chapel consumers, we live in a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away.New stuff comes out so fast in FL, and much of it is fairly cheap, so we just toss the old and move on. It seems like when we were kids our pa... Read More

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