Emergency! (Vehicle Emergency items)

January 31, 2021

"I never expected it could happen to me." Countless drivers have said that after they've had an emergency turn their lives upside down. So before that happens to you, let's thinking about planning ahead for an emergency with a few things you should keep in your vehicle. Road flares. If you've ev... More

Riverview Exhaust and Emissions Service

January 24, 2021

Many Riverview residents don't realize that there is more to exhaust system maintenance than just tailpipes and mufflers, if you can see smoke or if it's too loud. Exhaust service at a full-service automotive center like Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Riverview is really a lot more comprehensi... More

Automotive Detective Work in Riverview

January 17, 2021

There's a reason we use the word diagnose when we talk about fixing cars in Riverview. Figuring out what's wrong with your vehicle has a lot of similarities to figuring out what's wrong with someone who is ill. Vehicles are a mass of complex systems that can produce a variety of symptoms when so... More

Busting Automotive Myths in Riverview, FL

January 10, 2021

Myths passed around our Riverview, FL community start with a grain of evidence and are then built up with a lot of imagination and very elastic logic. And the internet is a breeding ground for automotive myths. Some bloggers recall the vehicles of yesteryear and declare their modern decedents to... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Riverview On Your Serpentine Belt

January 3, 2021

Today we're going to be talking about serpentine belts for our Riverview, FL, customers. Let's start by talking about the accessories that are driven by the serpentine belt. First is the alternator. That's the device that makes electricity to power the vehicle and recharge the battery. Then the... More

Lean Times (Shocks and Springs)

January 1, 2021

You may have noticed your vehicle going through lean times. By that, we mean it's literally leaning to one side. When you notice that, you should get it checked out at your service facility soon because you could have a serious problem. Many things can cause a vehicle to lean. You may have pro... More