Car Care Tips

August 2020

That Vexing Vapor Venting (Vapor Coming out of Vents)

You may have noticed sometimes on a hot and humid day, vapor will come out of your vehicle's vents when you have the air conditioning on. Is that something to be concerned about? Well, it depends.Sometimes that steam or vapor can be caused by water accumulating in the vent system after it has c... Read More

Clean Fuel Makes a Happy Engine in Port Orange, Florida

If the fuel system in your vehicle is dirty, you will be hurting your engine and losing performance as you drive around Port Orange, Florida.Unless they drive a vintage car, Port Orange auto owners have fuel injectors which need to be properly maintained. That is why your vehicle owner's manual h... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Port Orange: Serpentine Belt Tensioner

The serpentine belt tensioner applies pressure to the serpentine belt, maintaining optimal tension to drive the accessories like the alternator and A/C compressor. At Tuffy Port Orange we know that the service life of the belt tensioner is the same as the belt itself, so they should always be rep... Read More

Fall and Spring Inspection at Tuffy Port Orange

Good vehicle care for us Port Orange residents has always meant taking our vehicles in every spring and fall for a check-up. Vehicles needed routine maintenance to prepare them for the changes in weather. Today's vehicles aren't quite as sensitive to seasonal changes. Older vehicles required diff... Read More

Ethics of Automotive Repair in Port Orange

We're going to be talking about the ethics of automotive repair. It seems like news outlets really like hit-and-run reporting; they hit everyone from groceries stores to retail to physicians. And the Port Orange automotive service and repair industry hasn't been given a pass either.Unfortunately,... Read More

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