Keeping Your Car Young in Riverview

May 23, 2021

As Riverview consumers, we live in a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away.New stuff comes out so fast in FL, and much of it is fairly cheap, so we just toss the old and move on. It seems like when we were kids our parents were real sticklers about taking care of our stuff ... 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

10 Services Riverview Drivers Often Overlook

October 11, 2020

We live such busy lives nowadays: work, social events, running the kids all over Riverview. Some days it's all we can do to keep track of everywhere we need to be. That's why you've gotta be organized. Smartphones, calendar apps - we have to keep track of it all.So let's talk about schedules. Sp... More

Looking Down the Road - Headlamps

September 13, 2020

If you've ever been driving around Riverview and had a headlamp go out, you've probably just wanted to replace the bad bulb. If your car uses halogen headlamps, they dim over time. So if you just put in one, they won't have the same brightness, which can be distracting and will affect your field ... More

Your Vehicle Is NOT Maintenance Free, Riverview Car Owners

April 12, 2020

A generation ago, Riverview drivers seemed to be more inclined to keep their vehicle's preventive maintenance on schedule. One reason for this may be that vehicles back then were a lot less reliable than they are today. Taking your vehicle in to your Riverview shop every year or two for repairs ... More

Does Your Car Have A Recall Item?

November 10, 2019

No matter how well they're made, vehicles are bound to have problems with their design or manufacturing. Think of all the moving parts. When the government thinks a problem is really serious, they require the vehicle manufacturer to ... More

The Importance of Riverview Drivers Following Service Intervals

September 8, 2019

Today in our Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Riverview blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life in Riverview with recommended intervals: Let's start wit... More

Fall and Spring Checkup in Riverview

August 11, 2019

When I was a kid, my dad always made sure he took the cars in for Spring and Fall checkups. I was telling a friend that it's about time to get into Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Riverview for a checkup and he said that he read on t... More

Change Your Engine Air Filter at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Riverview

July 28, 2019

Many Riverview car owners have probably wondered: "What's the harm in putting off replacing an engine air filter? The answer is that not replacing it could cause your Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor to fail. This expensive sensor is situa... More