What You Need to Know from Your Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Riverview Service Advisor

May 16, 2021

Riverview drivers may feel intimidated when they take their vehicles to a service center. They have questions but aren't sure how to ask. They don't want to feel embarrassed about their lack of knowledge. They don't want to make the service technician feel that they don't trust him.If your servi... More

The Red Menace (How to Deal with Rust)

May 9, 2021

Rust. It's worse if you drive in places that use salt on the roads in winter, or if you spend time driving near a body of salt water. But any vehicle has to deal with rust after years on the road. And it's not just that rust can eat away your vehicle's body and fenders. It can be a real probl... More

Wishy-Washy in Riverview

May 2, 2021

Perhaps you've found yourself driving when something all of a sudden splashes on your windshield, obstructing your view. You know that sinking feeling when you try to turn on the windshield washers and no fluid comes out. Now you're blinded even more. What can you do? The best thing is to make su... More

Differential Service in Riverview, FL - What You Need to Know

April 25, 2021

Scratching your head? Don't worry, if you don't know what a differential is you will in a moment. That fact is that if you drive a car anywhere in Riverview, FL, you have a differential. Whether your vehicle is front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive, you have a differential. So... More

When "Oh, no!" Turns Into, "All right!"

April 18, 2021

Things we don't expect happen to our vehicles. And let's face, no one really wants to spend money on an unexpected repair. But if you are putting off going to your vehicle repair facility because you're dreading bad news, you might just be putting off some good news. There was one minivan driver ... More

Alternator Facts (Failing Alternator)

April 11, 2021

If you notice that your headlights are flickering at night, that's something to pay attention to. While there could be many different things that could cause that problem, one possibility is your vehicle's alternator. The alternator takes mechanical energy from the engine and turns it into electr... More

Save Fuel by Watching Your Weight

April 4, 2021

Most Riverview drivers are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. FL folks want to save the environment and our pocketbooks.And we Riverview drivers all know or should know that preventive maintenance will help maintain maximum fuel efficiency. But is there something more w... More

Light's Out! Trouble Ahead (Exterior Light Bulb Service)

March 28, 2021

Whether or not your exterior light bulbs are all working probably is not at the top of your list when you think about your vehicle. But those exterior lights are more important than you think, and they're vital to your safety and that of other drivers near you. Headlights are important. Not onl... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Riverview: Tire Replacement Overview

March 21, 2021

Tires are an expensive purchase, so knowing when tires should be replaced is important for Riverview drivers. Tires will just wear out with normal use. The depth of the tread on your tire determines how well it will stop, start and steer especially in wet conditions. 4/32th of an inch (3.2 mm) o... More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Riverview Guide to Tire Specs

March 14, 2021

You know you need new tires, but you're not sure what type. You look at a tire to get the size: 225, 50, R, 16, 92, H. All the way to the Riverview service center you keep repeating it over and over. You even say it over in your mind while waiting in line. Then you get to the counter and the man... More