Start Me Up (Ignition Systems)

August 29, 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

Fuel for Thought

August 22, 2021

If you're like most people and drive a gasoline-powered vehicle, you need to be up to speed on its fuel-related components. They're pretty basic: the fuel, the fuel filter and the fuel pump. The fuel's the easy part. You probably gas up your vehicle yourself and, if you're like most drivers, pr... More

Cabin Air Filter From Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Spring Hill

August 15, 2021

Here is a questions for Spring Hill drivers: What is a cabin air filter?Is it: A filter for a house in the middle of the woods? A fresh, piney scent? A filter for the passenger compartment of your car? Clever you, it's 3.A cabin air filter cleans the outside air before it comes into the passen... More

Tire Rotation and Balancing at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Spring Hill in Spring Hill

August 8, 2021

Tires do a lot of work for Spring Hill drivers. They transfer engine power and braking forces to the road; they handle steering control; and they cushion all those bumps and jolts while driving around Spring Hill. They also support the entire weight of the vehicle, including you and your passeng... More

Diesel Maintenance for FL

August 1, 2021

At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Spring Hill we hear from a lot of people who are excited about the new diesel engines that will soon be available in passenger cars and SUV's. But our FL friends are often curious about the preventive maintenance requirements. People may not know that diesel e... More