Battery Maintenance Tips From Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Riverview

June 6, 2021

When it comes to your vehicle, it all starts with the battery. Proper battery maintenance is important for two reasons:First, your vehicle won't start or run without it. Second, it is the key to the long life of your auto electrical system. If your battery isn't working efficiently, your alterna... More

Make Your Battery Last

February 21, 2021

Today's report from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Riverview is on vehicle batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be very unusual if you hadn't. You may be surprised to learn that only 30 pe... More

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

August 2, 2020

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... More

A New Battery in Riverview

January 5, 2020

Hello Riverview drivers, let's talk about batteries. Car batteries are just like any rechargeable battery. They will eventually wear out and die. If you are shopping for a new battery in Riverview, here's some auto advice to help you... More

A Fluid Situation (Check Fluid Levels)

July 21, 2019

There's one fluid in your car you are always careful to keep at a certain level: the fuel. If you don't have fuel, you're not going anywhere. Your vehicle has other fluids which are vitally important to proper and safe operation, too. So, here's a "level" headed approach to those "other" fluids... More

Battery Replacement at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Riverview in Riverview

July 7, 2019

Hello, welcome to Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Riverview. Today's focus is batteries. It seems like everything in Riverview runs on batteries. Of course, the batteries we're most concerned with here at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service C... More

Does My Choice in Oil Affect Change Intervals?

June 23, 2019

Oil changes are probably the most recognized service on a vehicle. Almost all Riverview residents know about them. But do we know enough?Several decades ago, oil changes were fairly standard: every three months or 3,000 miles or 5,00... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Riverview Alternator Replacement Service in Riverview

August 13, 2018

Your vehicle alternator doesn't get enough credit. Though your battery gets your engine started, after that it's all about the alternator. Driving around Riverview is a lot of work for your alternator, and as upgrades such as heated steering wheels, cooled seats, stability control and l... More

Super Slick at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Riverview in Riverview: Synthetic Oil

July 2, 2018

When you get an oil change, it's always a safe bet to just use the type of oil the manufacturer recommends. But sometimes we're asked if we'd like conventional or synthetic motor oil. We glance at the price tags on the two options and choose the cheaper one. But in this case, the more exp... More

Using Proper Fluids in Your vehicle

April 15, 2018

Today, Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Riverview is writing about the proper fluids for your vehicle. It's become more complicated with changes in automotive design and manufacturing. It's not that people in Riverview are confused as much as they don't realize how much things have change... More