Car Care Tips

Check Your Shocks and Struts at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pensacola

Today we're talking to Pensacola motorists about shocks and struts. They're so easy for Florida folks to forget about because they last so long and wear out so slowly. But your shocks are really responsible for keeping your tires on the road – so they're very . Without shocks, your w... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Alignment For Your Pensacola SUV

Imagine you've left Pensacola and you're up in the arctic on a dog sled. Your dog team is pulling straight and true. You can cover a lot of ground quickly. Now imagine what would happen if one or two of the dogs wanted to go their own way and were pulling off to the side. That would... Read More

Hitting The Brakes In Brent

Hello Pensacola, let's talk about brakes. Braking, as all Florida drivers know, is slowing or stopping your vehicle. As you can imagine, brakes are engineered to work well on a particular vehicle application. For example, you would expect more powerful brakes on a heavy-duty pickup ... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Dirty Oil In Your Pensacola SUV

If you're a quart low in your SUV, there isn't enough motor oil to lubricate your engine properly. The extra friction causes drag that reduces fuel economy while you're driving around the Pensacola area. The same goes for dirty oil; it doesn't reduce friction properly. The result is... Read More

Clean Fuel

Fuel filters clean the dirt, dust and debris out of your fuel. Both gasoline and diesel-powered engines have them. The fuel filter is located in the fuel line between the fuel tank and the SUV engine. Pensacola drivers don’t need to filter their fuel because it has lots of grit in it; they need... Read More

How Much is Enough for Pensacola Auto Owners? Tire Tread Depth

Most Pensacola auto owners know that tires wear out and that the wear has to do with tread depth. Most of us have heard that "bald" tires are dangerous, but most of us picture a tire with no tread at all when we think of a bald tire. And when we take our vehicles in for preventive maintenance, ... Read More

Saving Lives In Pensacola With Tire Pressure

All new passenger vehicles on our Pensacola Florida roads now have tire pressure monitoring systems – TPMS for short. They are designed to alert you if your tires are under inflated. Since they are fairly new, a lot of people have questions about TPMS. First off, the most important ... Read More

Power Steering Service At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pensacola In Pensacola

Many Pensacola motorists have been hearing about technological advances in power steering, specifically, electric power steering. Some very high-end cars have been featuring electric power steering for a few years now. An electric motor directly provides the power assist to make ste... Read More

Pensacola Florida Winter Prep Service For Your Auto

When winter approaches in Florida, Pensacola auto owners break out the sweaters, coats, boots and mittens. We want to be ready for Pensacola area winter conditions. Your SUV needs to be ready for winter as well. The last thing Pensacola car owners want is to get stranded out in the c... Read More

Keeping Your Car Young in Pensacola

As Pensacola consumers, we live in a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away. New stuff comes out so fast in Florida, and much of it is fairly cheap, so we just toss the old and move on. It seems like when we were kids in Pensacola, our parents were real stickler... Read More

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