Riverview Tire Repair

May 31, 2020

Most Riverview residents have experienced a flat tire. You know it's inconvenient and a pain. Our tires are important. Keeping them in good working order isn't just a big safety issue for Riverview drivers it also has a financial impact. With high FL gas prices, we've all heard about the import... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Riverview: Serpentine Belt System Wear

May 24, 2020

The primary job of the serpentine belt for Riverview drivers is to provide important traction to spin the accessories. As the belt wears it loses some of its grip and the accessories may not spin at optimal speeds. For example, if your alternator doesnt spin fast enough, the battery will not comp... More

Defensive Driving in Riverview, FL

May 17, 2020

There was a man in the Riverview area who learned that most car accidents occur within a mile of home so he moved. (Just kidding!)When we think of defensive driving, we often focus on our local FL highway situations. The fact of the matter is we need to be just as careful close to home in Rive... More

Exhaust Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Riverview: Passing the Smell Test

May 10, 2020

The exhaust system on a vehicle is more complex than most Riverview residents realize. It contains everything from old-fashioned pipes and clamps to sophisticated computers and sensors. All FL folks know a properly functioning exhaust system is good for the environment, but sometimes we forget t... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Riverview: When to Replace a Damaged Tire

May 3, 2020

Repair or Replace? Thats a question Riverview drivers ask when they have tire damage. Some punctures cannot be repaired because of their size or location. Punctures larger than a quarter of an inch (6.4 mm) are considered too large to be safely repaired. Punctures in the sidewall or near the shou... More