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Busting Automotive Myths in Pensacola, Florida

Myths passed around our Pensacola, Florida community start with a grain of evidence and are then built up with a lot of imagination and very elastic logic. And the internet is a breeding ground for automotive myths. Some bloggers recall the vehicles of yesteryear and declare their modern deceden... Read More

Change Your Engine Air Filter at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pensacola

Many Pensacola car owners have probably wondered: "What's the harm in putting off replacing an engine air filter? The answer is that not replacing it could cause your Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor to fail. This expensive sensor is situated between your engine air filter and your engine. Dirty air f... Read More

Relax When the Wind Blows in Florida: Winter Car Prep for Pensacola Drivers

When autumn comes around in Pensacola, leaves fall, nights get longer and there's a definite nip in the air. Time to unpack the boots and gloves and fold some extra blankets onto the beds. It's also time for Pensacola drivers to winterize their vehicles.Here is some expert auto advice for Pensaco... Read More

Budget for Maintenance in Pensacola

Sometimes busy Pensacola residents dream about going back to the simpler days of our grandparents. But if you could travel back in time and take a road trip around Florida in a Model T, you might change your mind. The improved designs and quality of today's automobiles have significantly reduced ... Read More

Can Your Car Last Another Year?

Have you checked out the price of new vehicles at Pensacola car dealers? Ouch! Add financing and insurance and a new ride may not seem so attractive. A lot of Pensacola, Florida, folks are hoping to make their cars last a lot longer.... Read More

New School: Automotive Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pensacola Technician Training

Pensacola consumers are demanding. We want a safe, reliable vehicle that handles well and is comfortable to ride in. Oh, and we want good fuel economy, too. We also want vehicle repairs that are cheap, fast and easy. Unfortunately, one usually comes at the cost of the other.Today's vehicles have ... Read More

Are Modern Vehicles Maintenance Free?

In our auto video today we'll be talking with Alan Peterson about myths surrounding automotive maintenance. You can lump these myths into the statement that "modern vehicles are so reliable, they are virtually maintenance free."Any g... Read More

Your Vehicle Is NOT Maintenance Free, Pensacola Car Owners

A generation ago, Pensacola drivers seemed to be more inclined to keep their vehicle's preventive maintenance on schedule. One reason for this may be that vehicles back then were a lot less reliable than they are today. Taking your v... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pensacola On Your Serpentine Belt

Today we're going to be talking about serpentine belts for our Pensacola, Florida, customers. Let's start by talking about the accessories that are driven by the serpentine belt. First is the alternator. That's the device that makes electricity to power the vehicle and recharge the batte... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pensacola: Why Replace Your Engine Air Filter?

Just as our bodies need clean air to function properly, your vehicle engine needs clean air to operate efficiently. Let's go egghead for a minute. For every gallon of gas we burn driving on Pensacola streets, 20 pounds of carbon dioxide comes out the tailpipe. Question: how can a gallon o... Read More

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