Car Care Tips

When You Hear the Crash in Melbourne: What to Do After an Accident

Motorists in North America drive about 3 trillion miles/4.8 trillion kilometers every year. There are over 250+ million licensed drivers, and approximately 6.2 million accidents happen every year. Unfortunately, if we're going to drive vehicles, there are going to be accidents. Knowing what to do... Read More

Drive Train Service in Melbourne at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Viera

The drive train in your vehicle includes all the components that transfer power from the transmission to the wheels. Those components differ depending on what type of vehicle you drive, namely, front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The preventive main... Read More

Melbourne Road Trip Preparation

People from Melbourne, Florida, love their cars. And nothing goes with cars better than a Florida road trip. Freedom from daily schedules, new sights and the open road – it's great! But there's nothing like car trouble to bring the fun to a grinding halt.You can't always avoid problems,... Read More

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

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 C... Read More

Getting New Tires in Melbourne?

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

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... Read More

How Do You Save Gas in Melbourne, Florida?

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 ... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Tire Pressure Saves Fuel in Melbourne

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... Read More

Keep Your Cool in Melbourne: Air Conditioning Service

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... Read More

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

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

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