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

Battery Maintenance Tips From Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Viera

February 10, 2019

When it comes to your vehicle, it all starts with the battery. Proper battery maintenance is important for two reasons:First, your vehicle won't start or run without it. Second, it is the key to the long life of your auto electrical system. If your battery isn't working efficiently, your ... More

Automobile Fluids For Your vehicle

November 18, 2018

If you've walked through the automotive fluids section of an auto parts store in Melbourne, 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, these fluids all serve a function in making your car run as yo... More

Make Your Battery Last

September 16, 2018

Today's report from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Viera is on vehicle batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be very unusual if you hadn't. You may be surprised to learn that only 30... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Viera: Battery Testing

April 25, 2018

The simple fact is that 70% of car batteries fail within 4 years. They just need to be replaced at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Viera when they are no longer able to hold a full charge.Batteries are a big ticket item for most Melbourne drivers and its tempting to put off buying a new one as l... More

Charge It in Melbourne for Extended Battery Life

March 27, 2018

Here's an interesting statistic for our in Melbourne, Florida, 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 tur... More

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

February 25, 2018

Hello Melbourne 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 Melbourne, bits of the surface of the battery plates disintegrate. As this process con... More

Battery Basics for Melbourne

February 19, 2018

It's important for Melbourne drivers to know battery basics. First, let's talk about which is harder on a battery hot or cold Florida weather. Most Melbourne 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. Ho... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Viera Advice on What to Pour into Your Vehicle

August 29, 2017

Changes in vehicle design and manufacture have resulted in changed fluid requirements for our vehicles. With the sophistication of engines, transmissions, differentials, etc., it's best for Melbourne residents to always use the proper type of fluid for their vehicle. Using incorrect fluid... More

A New Battery in Melbourne

August 21, 2017

Hello Melbourne drivers, let's talk about batteries. Car batteries are just like any rechargeable battery. They will eventually wear out and die. If you are shopping for a new battery in Melbourne, here's some auto advice to help you.There are two measurements to consider when purchasing ... More