Car Care Tips

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Riverview Guide to Saving Fuel: Beware of Myths

There's a lot of auto advice in FL right now on how to save money on gas. Some of it is good advice. Some of it isn't. Some of it is myth. And it may well be a scam. Plain and simple. When someone offers you a product designed to save money on gas, ask yourself, “Does this sound too good to be tr... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Riverview: Causes of Wheel Misalignment

When properly aligned, all of your wheels are pointed in the same direction. Your vehicle will track true and handle the way it is designed. Riverview drivers often associate our wheels being “knocked” out of alignment with an event like a major crash, hitting a pothole, curb or some other object... Read More

Stop It! You Need Good Brakes

Good brakes are obviously very important. If you've ever had your brakes go out while you're driving around the Riverview area, you'll know how terrifying it can be. Today we'll focus on how to tell when you have a brake problem and how to make good repair choices. Often, the first ind... Read More

PCV Valve Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Riverview in Riverview

Today, we are talking about your PCV valve. Unburnt fuel is forced into the crankcase as your engine runs.  The PCV (positive crankcase ventilation) valve vents this unburnt fuel and oil vapors from the crankcase and sends it back into the air intake system to be burned in the engine.  ... Read More

Good Timing: Proper Timing Belt Replacement Saves Money for Riverview Drivers

Knowing how their engine works can help Riverview 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. Inside the cylinder is a piston that moves up a... Read More

Maintenance on My Mind

Ask any Riverview man or woman if they've taken their vehicle in for preventive maintenance lately, and the answer may well be “no.” Surveys indicate that over 80% of vehicles on the road today are in need of some kind of repair or maintenance. Now, ask that same person why he hasn't taken his ca... Read More

Training Received by Technicians in Riverview, FL

When your vehicle breaks down in the Riverview, FL, area, or just needs some routine service, it can make you a little nervous. Because your vehicle's so important to your life, you need to be back on the road as soon as possible — with the problem fixed right the first time.We've been ... Read More

PCV Valve: What Is It?

Most Riverview drivers know something about preventive maintenance on a vehicle. We know we should routinely replace the oil and wiper blades and other fluids. But have you heard of a PCV valve ? This little car part needs to be replaced regularly or it can cause some serious problems in your veh... Read More

Hitting The Brakes In Lehi

Hello Riverview, let's talk about brakes. But the mechanical aspects of the brakes themselves are just one issue. There's also the power brake pump and brake fluid. And then there are the tires, which are critical to the effectiveness of the brakes.Let's step back. A new vehicle or tru... Read More

Fuel Injection Basics for Riverview

All modern Riverview vehicles come with fuel injection systems, so it's a topic Riverview drivers need to know something about. The mighty fuel injector is a valve that delivers the gas or diesel fuel to the right place, in the right amount at the right time—to be mixed with air and burn... Read More

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