Car Care Tips

Cool Running in Riverview

Unless you live in Death Valley, you really don't hear much any more about cars overheating. That's because cooling systems in vehicles have been much improved. That doesn't mean you can't overheat your vehicle engine, though. Without proper preventive maintenance, you could still find yourself ... Read More

Looking Down the Road - Headlamps

If you've ever been driving around Riverview and had a headlamp go out, you've probably just wanted to replace the bad bulb. If your car uses halogen headlamps, they dim over time. So if you just put in one, they won't have the same brightness, which can be distracting and will affect your field ... Read More

I NEED All Wheel Drive (Pros and Cons of AWD)

So winter has arrived and you don't feel confident in how your 2-wheel drive vehicle does in the snow and ice. You envy all those people with all-wheel-drive (AWD) and 4-wheel-drive (4WD) cars, trucks and SUVs. You start thinking, "I need one of those. I'll be able to go anywhere without any w... Read More

Stuck! (Vehicle Door Issues)

This may have happened to you. You drive somewhere and get out of your vehicle only to try closing the door and it just won't stay closed! What a helpless feeling. You can't lock it; you can't leave it like it is. Or, let's say you head down to your vehicle to head out to work in the morning a... Read More

What Riverview Customers like About Us at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Riverview

A big part of the service we provide at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Riverview for our Riverview customers is education. We want you to feel confident with your service decisions.And we're always open to questions from our valued Riverview area customers. Even though we try to be proactive i... Read More

Wheel Balancing at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Riverview

So you love your job, and your family life is great. Congratulations! You have achieved balance. But can you say the same for your wheels? Riverview drivers can tell if their tires are out of balance by vibrations at higher speeds on FL roads. If one of the front tires is out, you feel the vibra... Read More

Passing the Test (How to Prevent Emissions Test Failure)

Vehicle emission testing has become ubiquitous in North America and for a good reason. Clean air quality is important for the environment and all of us. Since vehicle emissions are among the main causes of air pollution, emission testing can alert you to problems in your vehicle than can be fix... Read More

FL: What Is the Risk of High Oil Change Intervals?

FL residents may have heard that vehicles don't need their oil changed as often as they used to. That's true. But it's not the whole story.Owing to improved engine technology and higher oil quality, most newer vehicles can go longer between oil changes than their older counterparts.So what is a g... Read More

Transmission Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Riverview in Riverview

Let's talk about transmission service. It can be easy for Riverview 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 proper tr... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Riverview for Better Performance

Hi Riverview residents. Let's talk fuel injectors. A fuel injector is a valve that delivers fuel to a vehicle's engine. It has to deliver the precise amount of fuel to precisely the right place, precisely when the engine needs it. The fuel also has to be mixed with air before it can burn in the ... Read More

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