Battery Basics for Spring Hill

March 14, 2021

It's important for Spring Hill drivers to know battery basics. First, let's talk about which is harder on a battery hot or cold FL weather. Most Spring Hill area drivers think it's cold weather because that's when we call on our batteries to have enough power to start a cold vehicle engine. How... More

Charge It in Spring Hill for Extended Battery Life

January 24, 2021

Here's an interesting statistic for our in Spring Hill, FL, drivers: Only 30 percent of car batteries make it to 48 months. And the life expectancy varies by where you live. It ranges from 51 months in extremely cold areas to just 30 months in extremely hot climates.Why is that? It turns out tha... More

Wired! (Battery Cable Service)

September 20, 2020

Colder weather brings out the worst in a vehicle's battery. On a very cold day, you may have experienced that your engine cranks slowly when starting. But while it may be the battery itself, it may also be the parts that transfer the power to other the other electrical components, the battery c... More

The Right Automotive Fluids for Spring Hill Drivers

June 28, 2020

All those automotive fluids can be confusing for Spring Hill drivers. Recent years have brought new grades of engine oil, types of transmission fluid, coolant and brake fluid. The right fluid protects your vehicle and helps it perform at its best. The wrong fluid won't work as well and could even... More

Procrastination Prevention in Spring Hill

April 26, 2020

Every one of us has a little procrastinator inside us. Some put off getting our teeth cleaned. Others put off answering our emails. Yet others put off calling friends and family (sorry, Uncle Joe). And there are those of us who put off getting our vehicle's service done, whether it's a repair or ... More

Sniffing Out a Problem

January 19, 2020

Your parents probably taught you to have common sense. When it comes to your vehicle, common scents can also come in handy. Different smells may tell you about some conditions in your vehicle that need attention. For example, you know what rotten eggs smell like. If you smell them around your ve... More

Automobile Fluids For Your vehicle

October 13, 2019

If you've walked through the automotive fluids section of an auto parts store in Spring Hill, you'll know how overwhelming the sheer number of products available can be. How do you know what's right for your vehicle?As you know, thes... More

Need a New Battery? Call Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Spring Hill Today

May 26, 2019

Hello Spring Hill drivers! Need a new battery? There is a good chance that you do 70% of batteries need to be replaced within four years. As your battery discharges and then recharges as you drive around Spring Hill, bits of the surface of the battery plates disintegrate. As this process... More

FL: What Is the Risk of High Oil Change Intervals?

January 2, 2019

FL residents may have heard that vehicles don't need their oil changed as often as they used to. That's true. But it's not the whole story.Owing to improved engine technology and higher oil quality, most newer vehicles can go longer between oil changes than their older counterparts.So what is a g... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Spring Hill Service Tip: Why Synthetic Oil Is Good For Your Vehicles

November 19, 2018

Hello FL! Today's vehicle care topic is: Synthetic Oil vs. Petroleum Based Oil. Synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. If you aren't currently using it, why not? Synthetic motor oil maximizes engine power and fuel economy. To see why, we'd need a microscope, so we'll... More