Car Care Tips

Check Engine Light Diagnosis at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Viera

Video: Hello Melbourne . Have you ever had your Check Engine light come on? Did you panic? Or just scowl and ignore it? What should you do? Pull to the side of the road and call a tow truck? Or just keep driving? What does that little light really mean for Melbourne drivers?First of all, the Check Engi... Read More

Getting New Tires in Melbourne?

Video: There are so many tire choices in the Melbourne area that selecting the right one can be a bit overwhelming for drivers. And even though it's kind of fun to have new tires on your vehicle, they're a significant investment for most Melbourne area folks so you want do it right.Tip: talk with your f... Read More

Arrive Alive in Melbourne

Video: We've all seen drivers do crazy things while driving to or from Melbourne. A guy shaving in the rear-view mirror, a woman applying makeup, people talking on their phones, texting or drinking from an enormous coffee mug. It's a wonder we even dare drive on Florida roads.The truth is that all of u... Read More

How Do You Save Gas in Melbourne, Florida?

Video: No one in Melbourne, Florida, likes to spend a chunk of change at the gas pump. Rising Florida fuel prices, however, have spurred Melbourne drivers to focus on how to improve their fuel economy. North Americans literally drive billions of miles/kilometers less each month during times of high fue... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Tire Pressure Saves Fuel in Melbourne

Video: Underinflated tires waste gas for lots of folks in the Melbourne area. Think how hard it is to walk in sand – you just have to work harder because of the resistance. When your tires don't have enough air in them, their rolling resistance is dramatically increased and it simply takes more gas to ... Read More

Keep Your Cool in Melbourne: Air Conditioning Service

Video: Most Melbourne drivers don't even think about their air conditioner. Now here's a tip for Melbourne vehicle owners: Run your air conditioner every so often during Florida winters. This circulates the lubricant to help keep the seals from drying out. The air conditioner actually removes some of ... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Viera Automotive Tips: Diagnostic Service

Video: Imagine waking up one morning with a stomach ache. You pick up the phone, call the doctor’s office and say, “I’ve got a really bad tummy ache. How much will it cost to make me feel better?” Of course you wouldn’t do that. You know that there could be a lot of reasons for your symptoms and that th... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Viera: Serpentine Belt System Wear

Video: The primary job of the serpentine belt for Melbourne drivers is to provide important traction to spin the accessories. As the belt wears it loses some of its grip and the accessories may not spin at optimal speeds. For example, if your alternator doesn’t spin fast enough, the battery will not com... Read More

To Save Gas Around Melbourne: Keep up with Your Scheduled Service

Video:   One topic that hits the news in Florida on a regular basis is the price of gas. The answer for some Florida drivers is to buy a vehicle that gets better fuel economy. For those of us in Melbourne who don't want to add a car payment to our monthly expenses, we need to improve our fuel economy a... Read More

Good Timing: Proper Timing Belt Replacement Saves Money for Melbourne Drivers

Video: Knowing how their engine works can help Melbourne drivers make informed decisions about auto care and prevent repairs to their vehicles. This is especially true when it comes to timing belts.An engine's power is generated in the cylinders. Inside the cylinder is a piston that moves up and down w... Read More

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