The Cable Guy (Battery Cables and Maintenance)

January 23, 2022

If you've ever noticed your vehicle's lights are dim or not working at all, the problem could be many things. But one possibility is your battery cables aren't doing their job. A power outage in your vehicle is similar to one in your house and needs to be repaired to get things back to normal. ... More

In a Fog (Fogged Windows in Cold Weather)

January 16, 2022

It's bad enough in cold weather when ice and snow block your visibility. Add to that fog on the inside of your windows and you could be driving blind. So here are a few tips on how to keep your windows from fogging up when there's a chill in the air. You probably know fog is really condensation... More

Upsizing Wheels and Tires With Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Spring Hill

January 9, 2022

Many Spring Hill drivers want to accessorize their vehicle - you know, make it theirs. One of the easiest ways to get a custom look is to get some new wheels. There are thousands of wheel designs at Spring Hill area tire shops to get you the look you want. And for many Spring Hill drivers, that ... More

Maintenance for High Mileage Vehicles in Spring Hill, FL

January 2, 2022

The median age for cars in the Spring Hill, FL area was over nine years. And two-thirds had over 75,000 miles. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Spring Hill we hear reports that those numbers continue to rise. If you have a high-mileage vehicle in the Spring Hill area, bring it into Tuffy Tire ... More

Suspension Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Spring Hill in Spring Hill

January 1, 2022

During an inspection at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Spring Hill in Spring Hill, your friendly and knowledgeable automotive service technician will check for worn, broken or missing parts. Here's a quick rundown of suspension system components: There are the springs which hold the weight of ... More

Low Power Mystery (Ignition Coil Service)

December 26, 2021

It's no fun when your vehicle just doesn't run the way it used to. You may notice (especially in cold weather) the engine won't start easily or when it does start, it doesn't run smoothly. It may not have much power at all. You also may have had to stop at the gas station more often, a sign you... More

PCV Valve Replacement

December 19, 2021

Hello Spring Hill, let's talk about your often-unnoticed but extremely important PCV valve. The energy from exploding fuel is what powers your engine. But some of the vapors from the explosions escape into the lower part of the engine, called the crankcase. The crankcase is where your engine oil ... More

Such a Little Part (Climate Control Resistor)

December 12, 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

Another Couple of Years: Making Your Vehicle Last With Help From Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Spring Hill

December 5, 2021

A while back, the Cash for Clunkers program was all over the FL news. Spring Hill people could trade in their old vehicle for a new one that got better gas mileage and receive a government rebate. A lot of Spring Hill motorists had so-called clunkers that they wanted to keep. They're good commut... More

Cold Weather Vehicle No-Nos (Items to Avoid Storing in a Freezing Vehicle)

November 28, 2021

It's always easier to leave a few things in your vehicle so you'll have them on hand. But in cold weather, while it's a good idea to carry items such as a phone charger, blanket and shovel, there are some things you shouldn't store in your vehicle. Medicines and drugs. Cold temperatures can af... More