Upgrade Shocks for Better Handling in Pensacola

May 22, 2022

Many Pensacola drivers probably don't think of their shock absorbers as an important safety system; but that's just what shocks and struts are. They're all about ride control keeping your vehicle tires in contact with the road and managing body motion.Every time you hit a bump or pothole on a P... More

Coolant/Antifreeze Service in Pensacola, Florida

May 17, 2022

Pensacola auto owners may know that most automotive failures in Pensacola, Florida, are tire related, but do you know the second most common cause of vehicle failure? Nope, it's not teenagers. It is the coolant system. But if you take good care of your vehicle coolant system, it will take good c... More

Steer Clear of Power Steering Problems (Power Steering Maintenance)

May 8, 2022

We usually take our vehicle's easy steering for granted until something goes wrong. Power steering is what makes it almost effortless to turn the steering wheel, aiming your vehicle in the direction you want to go. Without the assistance of power from the engine, steering would be a laborious pr... More

Don't Neglect Your Spare (Spare Tire Care)

May 1, 2022

If you've ever had a flat tire, then you know welcome it is to have a spare tire that is properly inflated, in good shape and easy to get to. Problem is many of us don't even give our spare tire (if we even have one) a second thought. If you have an SUV or truck with a spare, it may be mounted o... More

Lean Times (Shocks and Springs)

April 24, 2022

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

Gas Smell! (What Causes Gasoline Odors)

April 17, 2022

If you've ever walked into your garage and noticed it smelled like gasoline, pay attention. Gasoline can be dangerous, both from the health problems fumes can cause and the fire danger gasoline presents. There are many things that can cause a vehicle to give off a gasoline odor. One of the easi... More

Follow the Bouncing Vehicle (Bad Struts and Shocks)

April 10, 2022

If you hit a bump in the road and your vehicle just keeps bouncing up and down for a lot longer time than it used to, you may have bad struts and shocks. They're the things that help to keep your vehicle's wheels and tires planted to the road surface. But they don't last forever. With care and ... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pensacola Guide to Using the Correct Fluids in Your Vehicle

April 3, 2022

Today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pensacola post focuses on using coolant. If you pour in the wrong kind, it won't protect the cooling system and may even void the warranty. Check your vehicle owner's manual. Of course, your Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pensacola service advisor will... More

Using Proper Fluids in Your vehicle

March 27, 2022

Today, Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pensacola 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 Pensacola are confused as much as they don't realize how much things have changed in re... More

It's About Time: Following Service Intervals at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pensacola

March 20, 2022

There are a lot of things in life that Pensacola residents have to do on a regular basis. We wash dishes every day, do our laundry and mow our lawns every week, and pay the bills every month. We should go to our Pensacola dentist twice a year and see our doctor for a check-up once a year. When w... More