Power Steering Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Viera in Melbourne

June 30, 2019

Many Melbourne drivers have been hearing about technological advances in power steering, specifically electric power steering. Some very high-end cars have been featuring electric power steering. Power steering fluid has the necessar... More

Alternative Fuel Vehicles in Melbourne, Florida

June 23, 2019

Let's talk about alternative fuel vehicles. In their quest to reduce the use of fossil fuels and harmful exhaust emissions in our Florida environment, automakers will have a number of alternatives for Melbourne drivers very soon.For ... More

Bad Vibes

June 16, 2019

Your vehicle has a way of letting you know when something's wrong. Consider a vibrating steering wheel. It certainly didn't do that when it was new, so that shake is trying to tell you something. There are a few things that can cause your steering wheel to vibrate as you drive down the road. One... More

Coolant Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Viera

June 9, 2019

Melbourne residents' vehicles have to operate in a wide range of Florida temperatures which requires the engine coolant to be able to perform 'no matter what.' Think for a moment about the environment where the coolant does its thing. Very hot, high pressure, corrosive...And all the while... More

The Importance of Melbourne Drivers Following Service Intervals

June 2, 2019

Today in our Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Viera blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life in Melbourne with recommended intervals: Let's start with twice yearly dental check-ups and regular physical exams. ... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Viera Tire Safety: Washington vs. Lincoln

May 26, 2019

Welcome to the Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Viera automotive blog. Today, let's talk about the effect of tire wear. Let's focus on stopping in wet Melbourne conditions. In order for a tire to have good contact with the road, it has to move the water out of the way. If it can't move t... More

Stay Safe in Melbourne by Putting Your Cell Phone on ICE

May 19, 2019

We don't want to think about it, but each Melbourne resident who drives or rides in a vehicle is potentially an accident victim. In the worst-case scenario, those people are unconscious and unable to communicate with Florida rescue workers. Rescue workers and Melbourne police are well aware of th... More

Does My Choice in Oil Affect Change Intervals?

May 12, 2019

Oil changes are probably the most recognized service on a vehicle. Almost all Melbourne 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 technol... More

Keep It Flowing with a Fuel Filter Replacement at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Viera

May 5, 2019

The function of the fuel filter is pretty self-explanatory. It filters your fuel. The fuel filter is in the fuel line somewhere in between the fuel tank and the engine. Both gas and diesel vehicles around Melbourne use fuel filters. For more information about your fuel filter, visit Tuffy ... More

Transmission Care in Melbourne, Florida

April 28, 2019

Do you have any plans around Melbourne, Florida, for the weekend? Maybe you and some friends are taking the boat up to the lake. Maybe you'll be having a lot of fun water skiing and doing a little fishing.You got the boat all ready. It's all gassed up. You packed lots of snacks and the co... More