Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Spring Hill in Spring Hill

June 24, 2018

If you've ever heard a squealing sound under your vehicle hood, chances are it was your serpentine belt. More importantly, the belt powers the alternator. The alternator creates electricity that's used by your vehicle's electrical systems and also charges the battery. Without the alternator, the... More

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

June 18, 2018

Many Spring Hill 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... More

Does My Choice in Oil Affect Change Intervals?

June 14, 2018

Oil changes are probably the most recognized service on a vehicle. Almost all Spring Hill residents know about them. But do we know enough?Several decades ago, oil changes were fairly standard: every three months or 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But recent advances in both engine technology a... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Spring Hill: A Broken or Damaged Timing Belt

June 5, 2018

The timing belt rotates the cam shafts which open and close the valves that allow air, fuel, and exhaust to flow through the engine as it powers your car when you drive around Spring Hill.An old timing belt can lose a tooth in the belt allowing it to slip. The engine could stop or misfire. Timing... More