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Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Wesley Chapel: 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 Wesley Chapel.An old timing belt can lose a “tooth” in the belt allowing it to slip. The engine could stop or misfire. Ti... Read More

Wesley Chapel Car Owners Ask: Why Do I Need to Change My Serpentine Belt?

Any Wesley Chapel driver who understands preventive maintenance knows that “if it ain't broke, don't fix it” is bad auto advice. Replacing a part before it breaks is much less costly for Wesley Chapel residents than repairing the engine damage that comes after a part breaks or fails. A good examp... Read More

Transmission Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Wesley Chapel in Wesley Chapel

Let's talk about transmission service. It can be easy for Wesley Chapel drivers to forget about getting their transmission serviced because it doesn't need it very often. It's easier for people in FL to remember to change the engine oil - you know, every 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But prope... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Wesley Chapel Guide to Caring for Your Transmission

Your browser does not support the video tag. Most vehicles have automatic transmissions, yet a lot of Wesley Chapel drivers only have a fuzzy understanding about what a transmission does. Think back to the last time you rode a bike in Wesley Chapel. You started out in a lower gear and sh... Read More

A Cool and Smooth Transmission in Wesley Chapel

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

Gear Up: Transmission Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Wesley Chapel in Wesley Chapel

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 trans... Read More

Good Timing: Proper Timing Belt Replacement Saves Money for Wesley Chapel Drivers

Your browser does not support the video tag. Knowing how their engine works can help Wesley Chapel drivers make informed decisions about auto care and prevent repairs to their vehicles. This is especially true when it comes to timing belts.An engine's power is generated in the cylinders.... Read More

Combustion Choreography: Timing Belt Replacement at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Wesley Chapel in Wesley Chapel

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

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