When Your Air Bag Light Comes On (Illuminated Air Bag Light)

October 17, 2021

There are some dashboard lights you should pay more attention to than others. One is the air bag light. If it's on and your vehicle is in an accident, your air bags probably won't do their job. Automakers began installing air bags in the late 1990's since they were mandatory in the United State... More

Free Money (Almost) (Fuel Saving Tips)

October 10, 2021

You spend a lot of money on a vehicle, probably the most money you'll spend on anything except a house. But the spending doesn't stop after you've bought it. It goes into things like insurance, repairs and fuel. One good piece of news is that you can cut down the amount you spend on fuel if yo... More

Severe Service Requirements

October 3, 2021

A lot of Pensacola drivers have asked whether or not they should use their severe service maintenance schedule, which is listed in their vehicle's owner's manual. It can be somewhat confusing, so we decided to consult an expert. Cricket Killingsworth is from QMI/Heartland, a manufacturer of au... More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pensacola in Pensacola for Better Performance

September 26, 2021

A fuel injector is a valve that delivers fuel to a vehicle's engine. It has to deliver the precise amount of fuel to precisely the right place, precisely when the engine needs it. The fuel also has to be mixed with air before it can burn in the engine.Fuel injectors are engineered to spray fuel i... More

Clean Air for Your Engine: A New Engine Air Filter at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pensacola

September 19, 2021

All of us in Pensacola know we have to get the oil changed in our vehicles periodically. That's just part of good vehicle care. But when Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pensacola technicians change your oil, they also usually inspect your air filter. That's why they sometimes let you know that y... More

Differential Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pensacola: Viva la Difference

September 12, 2021

Every vehicle on Florida roads has a differential, and it is important to the proper operation of the vehicle. But most Pensacola residents don't have a clue what it is.The differential compensates for differing wheel speeds. For example, when you turn, the inside tire on the turn travels a muc... More

Diesel Maintenance for Florida

September 5, 2021

At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pensacola we hear from a lot of people who are excited about the new diesel engines that will soon be available in passenger cars and SUV's. But our Florida friends are often curious about the preventive maintenance requirements. People may not know that diese... More

On Board Diagnostics for Pensacola Motorists

August 29, 2021

Some Pensacola vehicle owners wonder why Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pensacola and other Pensacola auto repair shops charge a fee for vehicle diagnostics. Receiving a diagnostic charge at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pensacola for a tricky automotive problem shouldn't be a surprise. In ... More

Battery Replacement for Your vehicle

August 22, 2021

Modern vehicles in and around Pensacola run on 12 volt electrical systems. 12 volts is enough to get the job done for Pensacola drivers without having so much power that there is danger of electrocution. But today's vehicles have more electrical components and do-dads than ever before. This real... More

The Fallacy of Cheap Tires

August 15, 2021

Do you ever shop for shoes in one of our American Fork area shoe stores?When buying a running shoe, is quality important?Does durability matter as long as the shoes look fabulous?Would you rather have one pair of long lasting shoes or two pair of lower quality shoes at the same price?Is the warr... More