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Hitting the Brakes in Pensacola

Safety should always be an element of your vehicle care. So even if you don't care about how your vehicle looks, you should practice preventive maintenance to protect yourself — and other Pensacola drivers — on the road. And good safety starts with good brakes.Brakes need a regular insp... Read More

Should Pensacola Soccer Moms Follow the Severe Service Schedule?

So you take your vehicle in for maintenance and the pro at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pensacola tells you that you ought to change your oil more often. What? You followed the maintenance schedule – but you take a second look at that “severe service” schedule and see some of the followin... Read More

Pensacola Air Conditioning Service

Working up a sweat is a great thing to do in a gym around Pensacola, but not in your vehicle. When Pensacola residents' vehicle AC Systems have a problem, they'll often feel it right away. The question is, how long do you put up with it? You know, the old comfort versus cost dilemma. But a more c... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pensacola Guide to Tire Specs

You know you need new tires, but you're not sure what type. You look at a tire to get the size: 225, 50, R, 16, 92, H. All the way to the Pensacola service center you keep repeating it over and over. You even say it over in your mind while waiting in line. Then you get to the counter an... Read More

Combustion Choreography: Timing Belt Replacement at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pensacola in Pensacola

Have you ever seen a ballet performance? Have you wondered how all of those dancers manage to travel all over the stage jumping and twirling and never crash into each other? That's the job of a choreographer.Our auto engines are also highly choreographed. Pistons travel up and down inside cylinde... Read More

Easy Miles – Do Pensacola Driving Conditions Affect Service Intervals?

Have you ever noticed that your vehicle has a schedule in your owner's manual for what is called “severe service” maintenance? Let's define what severe driving conditions aren't: The easiest driving a vehicle experiences is traveling on the interstate for 20 miles (32 kilometers) or mor... Read More

To Fix or Not To Fix: That Is the Question.

No matter what vehicle you drive, when certain things break, you have to make a decision.  Should I get it fixed now, later or never?  Air conditioning is one of those things.  You can certainly live without air conditioning, but it sure is nice to have on a sweltering day. Let's say your air con... Read More

Drive Train Service in Pensacola at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pensacola

The drive train in your vehicle includes all the components that transfer power from the transmission to the wheels. Those components differ depending on what type of vehicle you drive, namely, front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The preventive main... Read More

What to Do In Case of an Accident

If you've ever been in a vehicle accident around Pensacola, Florida, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what you should do in case of an accident in Pensacola, Florida:When an accident occurs, you should alway... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pensacola

Most Pensacola folks occasionally have days when they've got a bunch of errands to run. Yesterday was my day off and I needed to fill the gas tank, pick up some groceries at my Pensacola market, swing by the ATM and get the kids from school. I could have made four trips . . . but that w... Read More

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