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Maintenance on My Mind

Ask any Wesley Chapel man or woman if they've taken their vehicle in for preventive maintenance lately, and the answer may well be “no.” Surveys indicate that over 80% of vehicles on the road today are in need of some kind of repair or maintenance. Now, ask that same person why he hasn't taken hi... Read More

Change Your Engine Air Filter at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Wesley Chapel

Your browser does not support the video tag. Many Wesley Chapel car owners have probably wondered: "What's the harm in putting off replacing an engine air filter? The answer is that not replacing it could cause your Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor to fail. This expensive sensor is situated be... Read More

Wesley Chapel Drivers Severe Service Maintenance Schedules

Since driving requirements and lifestyles differ among Wesley Chapel drivers, your vehicle manufacturer publishes two auto maintenance schedules: the regular schedule and the severe service schedule. Which schedule should Wesley Chapel drivers follow? Here are some questions to ask yourself:Are m... Read More

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

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