A New Battery in Port Orange

October 17, 2021

Hello Port Orange drivers, let's talk about batteries. Car batteries are just like any rechargeable battery. They will eventually wear out and die. If you are shopping for a new battery in Port Orange, here's some auto advice to help you.There are two measurements to consider when purchasing a n... More

How to Get Better Gas Mileage in Port Orange

October 10, 2021

There is no escaping it: things work better when you take care of them. Something most of us in Port Orange can relate to is our computers. You've probably noticed how they get slower and slower over time. It takes longer to start up and programs take forever to load. Eventually, many of us just... More

Tuffy Port Orange Guide to Using the Correct Fluids in Your Vehicle

October 3, 2021

Today's Tuffy Port Orange post focuses on using coolant. If you pour in the wrong kind, it won't protect the cooling system and may even void the warranty. Check your vehicle owner's manual. Of course, your Tuffy Port Orange service advisor will know the proper coolant for your vehicle.Brake fl... More

Port Orange Drivers: Get Fresh Air Inside Your Car

September 26, 2021

Let's talk about air quality in Port Orange. It's a global issue, but affects us wherever we are. Many decades ago, Port Orange drivers began to become aware of how air pollution negatively affects health. But what about the air inside your vehicle?Now, it's only been in the last few years that c... More

Something to Latch On To (Hood Latch Safety)

September 19, 2021

The other day, a driver was trying to open his vehicle's hood so he could add some windshield washer fluid. But when he pulled the hood release inside the car, nothing happened. Usually, opening any hood is a 2-step process. You pull the hood release (which is usually a handle under the dashbo... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Port Orange: When to Replace a Damaged Tire

September 12, 2021

Repair or Replace? Thats a question Port Orange drivers ask when they have tire damage. Some punctures cannot be repaired because of their size or location. Punctures larger than a quarter of an inch (6.4 mm) are considered too large to be safely repaired. Punctures in the sidewall or near the sh... More

A Stitch in Time at Tuffy Port Orange

September 5, 2021

You probably have heard that expression, "A stitch in time saves nine." In other words, if you fix an issue at its early stages, it will prevent a much more difficult problem later. That's certainly the case with your vehicle, and here's a true story to demonstrate it. A driver noticed his vehicl... More

Timing Belt Service to Save Big Bucks in Port Orange

August 29, 2021

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 do with the c... More

Are Modern Vehicles Maintenance Free?

August 22, 2021

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 has some elements of truth. No offense to Port Orange ... More

'Tis the Season (Tires)

August 15, 2021

We all know about winter tires. But did you know there is such a thing as summer tires? Most people have all-season tires on their vehicles. They work pretty well in a variety of weather conditions. But if you want better handling and performance, you might consider switching to summer tires. ... More