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

October 25, 2017

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 doesnt spin fast enough, the battery will not comp... More

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

October 18, 2017

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 eco... More

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

October 9, 2017

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... More

Give Your Engine Clean Fuel with a New Fuel Filter from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Viera

October 4, 2017

Your vehicle requires plenty of clean fuel to run. If your fuel contains contaminants, your fuel injectors will eventually become clogged up. When this happens, your vehicle engine may not get the proper amount of fuel at the correct pressure to run at peak performance. This hurts perform... More