Need a New Battery? Call Tuffy Port Orange Today

October 24, 2021

Hello Port Orange drivers! Need a new battery? There is a good chance that you do 70% of batteries need to be replaced within four years. As your battery discharges and then recharges as you drive around Port Orange, bits of the surface of the battery plates disintegrate. As this process contin... More

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

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

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

Make Your Battery Last

June 20, 2021

Today's report from Tuffy Port Orange is on vehicle batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be very unusual if you hadn't. You may be surprised to learn that only 30 percent of Port Orange vehi... More

The Tuffy Port Orange Basic Guide To Synthetic Oil

May 16, 2021

Synthetic motor oil has been around for a long time, and more and more new vehicles are leaving factories with synthetic in their engines. But a lot of drivers don't really know much about it.Let's start with conventional oil the kind folks are used to. Conventional oil is made up of naturally o... More

Super Slick at Tuffy Port Orange in Port Orange: Synthetic Oil

December 27, 2020

When you get an oil change, it's always a safe bet to just use the type of oil the manufacturer recommends. But sometimes we're asked if we'd like conventional or synthetic motor oil. We glance at the price tags on the two options and choose the cheaper one. But in this case, the more expensive ... More

The Right Automotive Fluids for Port Orange Drivers

July 26, 2020

All those automotive fluids can be confusing for Port Orange drivers. Recent years have brought new grades of engine oil, types of transmission fluid, coolant and brake fluid. The right fluid protects your vehicle and helps it perform at its best. The wrong fluid won't work as well and could even... More

Does My Choice in Oil Affect Change Intervals?

March 15, 2020

Oil changes are probably the most recognized service on a vehicle. Almost all Port Orange residents know about them. But do we know enough?Several decades ago, oil changes were fairly standard: every three months or 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But recent advances in both engine technology a... More

Tuffy Port Orange Service Tip: Why Synthetic Oil Is Good For Your Vehicles

March 5, 2020

Hello Florida! Today's vehicle care topic is: Synthetic Oil vs. Petroleum Based Oil. Synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. If you aren't currently using it, why not? Synthetic motor oil maximizes engine power and fuel economy. To see why, we'd need a microscope, so we'll h... More