Brake Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pensacola in Pensacola

September 25, 2022

Brakes really aren't optional equipment for Pensacola drivers' vehicles. And taking care of them isn't optional either.A regular brake inspection is on every Florida driver's vehicle maintenance schedule. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pensacola, our team will check your brake system and le... More

Don't be Fuelish (Signs Fuel Pump is Failing)

September 18, 2022

A driver of a large SUV loaded with equipment was heading on a 7-hour work trip when he stopped at a gas station to refuel. When he went to restart his SUV, it turned over but wouldn't catch. Try as he might, he was never able to get it started again. Of course there are many things that can c... More

A Sticky Brake Situation (Parking Brake Service and Maintenance)

September 11, 2022

We've all been there. You park your vehicle on a steeper than usual hill and worry about it rolling down while you're running your errands. So you decide you'll use the parking brake. When you get back, you release the parking brake, hit the ignition, put it in gear anduh, ohyou can feel the p... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pensacola Advice on Buying New Tires

September 4, 2022

Today's tires and wheels offer a lot of options for every Pensacola driver's style, habits and driving conditions.Tires are designed for high-performance in winter or summer and even come in a long-wearing variety for all Florida seasons.Pensacola off-roaders should be excited about the options ... More

No Strain, No Gain (The Basics of Oil Filters)

August 28, 2022

Ever wonder what one of the best things is to ever happen to your vehicle's engine? It's the little thing that usually looks like a can, the oil filter. Just like your kitchen sink strainer filters out errant particles of food from clogging your drain, the oil filter cleans out small particles t... More

That Vexing Vapor Venting (Vapor Coming out of Vents)

August 21, 2022

You may have noticed sometimes on a hot and humid day, vapor will come out of your vehicle's vents when you have the air conditioning on. Is that something to be concerned about? Well, it depends. Sometimes that steam or vapor can be caused by water accumulating in the vent system after it has c... More

Your Biggest Fan (Radiator Fan Problems)

August 14, 2022

Your vehicle's engine makes a lot of heat when it's powering you down the road, so it needs a way to get rid of that energy. That's why your vehicle has a cooling system, complete with a radiator and one or two radiator fans, also called cooling fans. Those fans make sure air keeps moving acros... More

Let Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pensacola Help You Extend the Life of Your Car

August 7, 2022

If you haven't shopped in the Pensacola area for a new vehicle recently, you're likely to experience some sticker shock. It seems everything is costing more these days. And when you consider the price of auto financing in Pensacola, and insurance, the idea of hanging on to your old vehicle for a ... More

Speak Up: Talking with Your Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pensacola Service Advisor

July 31, 2022

About 80% of the vehicles on Pensacola roads today are behind on their preventive maintenance schedules. That translates to about 160 million vehicles in the United States that aren't performing as well as they could be - thousands right here in Florida. Some of the maintenance issues are minor. ... More

Ethics of Automotive Repair in Pensacola

July 24, 2022

We're going to be talking about the ethics of automotive repair. It seems like news outlets really like hit-and-run reporting; they hit everyone from groceries stores to retail to physicians. And the Pensacola automotive service and repair industry hasn't been given a pass either.Unfortunately, e... More