Braking News: Keep Your Stopping Power

July 25, 2021

Richard Petty once told AutoNetTV, You've gotta have good brakes. If you've got good brakes you can keep yourself out of a lotta trouble.That's why a regular brake inspection is on every Pensacola driver's maintenance schedule. An inspection by your service advisor at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service C... More

Winter Tires

July 18, 2021

What type of technology do you use? Do you prefer an 8-track tape or an iPod? When it comes to winter tires, much of Pensacola driver's perception dates back to when 8-track was the best way to listen to the Bee Gees.Twenty years ago in Florida, winter tires differed from highway tires only in th... More

Such a Little Part (Climate Control Resistor)

July 11, 2021

You expect your heater/air conditioner to work like it should. You have a control for temperature and one for fan speed. You even have a control for what vents the air comes out of. Don't be surprised one day if your blower fan develops a mind of its own and starts going crazy. Most of the ti... More

Power Steering Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pensacola in Pensacola

July 4, 2021

Many Pensacola drivers have been hearing about technological advances in power steering, specifically electric power steering. Some very high-end cars have been featuring electric power steering. Power steering fluid has the necessary hydraulic properties and the ability to lubricate the interna... More

Getting New Tires in Pensacola?

June 27, 2021

There are so many tire choices in the Pensacola area that selecting the right one can be a bit overwhelming for drivers. And even though it's kind of fun to have new tires on your vehicle, they're a significant investment for most Pensacola area folks so you want do it right.Tip: talk with your f... More

Dashboard's a Funny Name (Instrumental Panel Warning Lights)

June 20, 2021

Every day you drive, you're sitting behind the dashboard. But how in the world did it get that name? Back in the days of the horse-drawn carriage, horses would kick up dirt and mud on the driver and passengers, "dashing" debris against the carriage. So those who built carriages began installing a... More

Start Me Up (Ignition Systems)

June 13, 2021

When you start up your gasoline engine car, you may not know that it's using the same ignition principles as it has for decades. You have spark plugs that require enough power so a spark can jump across a gap at its tip. Years ago, a vehicle's 12-volt system had to produce 15,000-25,000 volts t... More

The Best Test

June 6, 2021

Would you buy a jacket without even trying it on? Probably not, but it might surprise you that one study shows about half the people buy a vehicle after a short test drive around the block or none at all. If you're in the market for another vehicle, make sure you check out the most important thi... More

The Third Brake Light (Third Brake Light Service)

May 30, 2021

So you thought you only had two brake lights. Look again and you'll see one in the center at a higher level than the two on either side of the vehicle. They're sometimes in the inside of the vehicle behind the back window, or they could be in the deck lid, on the roof or on the spare wheel carr... More

The Flat Fix that Fits (Tire Repairs)

May 23, 2021

Can you think of anyone who likes getting a flat tire? Of course not. But when one of your tires winds up with a flat or leak, whether it be from things like hitting a curb, running over a nail or picking up a sharp stone, it's time to have someone who knows what they're doing take care of it. ... More