Not Too Hot and Not Too Cold (Temperature Gauge)

November 29, 2020

You know your body temperature is supposed to be 98.6 degrees F, 37 degrees C. Your vehicle has a normal temperature, too, and if you pay attention to it, that can save you some big headaches down the road. Many vehicles have a temperature gauge on the dash that takes the temperature of the engi... More

It's About Time: Following Service Intervals at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Spring Hill

November 22, 2020

There are a lot of things in life that Spring Hill residents have to do on a regular basis. We wash dishes every day, do our laundry and mow our lawns every week, and pay the bills every month. We should go to our Spring Hill dentist twice a year and see our doctor for a check-up once a year. Wh... More

The Straight and Narrow: Power Steering Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Spring Hill

November 15, 2020

Service to a vehicle's power steering system is part of preventive maintenance for Spring Hill auto owners. This system provides power to the steering wheel so you can turn it with ease. Without power steering, all of the power to turn your vehicle's wheels would have to come from you.The centr... More

Your Biggest Fan (Radiator Fan Problems)

November 8, 2020

Your vehicle's engine makes a lot of heat when it's powering you down the road, so it needs a way to get rid of that energy. That's why your vehicle has a cooling system, complete with a radiator and one or two radiator fans, also called cooling fans. Those fans make sure air keeps moving acros... More

Alternator Facts (Failing Alternator)

November 1, 2020

If you notice that your headlights are flickering at night, that's something to pay attention to. While there could be many different things that could cause that problem, one possibility is your vehicle's alternator. The alternator takes mechanical energy from the engine and turns it into electr... More