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Keep Your Melbourne Car Breathing Free: Engine Air Filter

Your browser does not support the video tag. Hey Melbourne - this is something really amazing: Your vehicle uses 12,000 times as much air as fuel when you drive it. All of that air has to be filtered to keep your engine clean.That's like 100 gallons (380 liters) of air every block! The e... Read More

Fall and Spring Checkup in Melbourne

Your browser does not support the video tag. When I was a kid, my dad always made sure he took the cars in for Spring and Fall checkups. I was telling a friend that it's about time to get into Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Viera for a checkup and he said that he read on the interne... Read More

Clean Air for Your Engine: Engine Air Filters In Melbourne

Your browser does not support the video tag. Every Melbourne car owner who has taken their car in for an oil change has been told that their engine air filter's dirty. Here's what goes into the determination of when to change the filter: First, your vehicle owner's manual will have a rec... Read More

Make Your Vehicle Last

Your browser does not support the video tag. We live in such a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away. New stuff comes out so fast, we just toss the old and move on. In the old days, Florida folks were real sticklers about taking care of their things. If something g... Read More

Are Modern Vehicles Maintenance Free?

Your browser does not support the video tag. In our auto video today we'll be talking with Alan Peterson about myths surrounding automotive maintenance. You can lump these myths into the statement that "modern vehicles are so reliable, they are virtually maintenance free."Any good myth h... Read More

Maintenance on My Mind

Ask any Melbourne man or woman if they've taken their vehicle in for preventive maintenance lately, and the answer may well be “no.” Surveys indicate that over 80% of vehicles on the road today are in need of some kind of repair or maintenance. Now, ask that same person why he hasn't taken his ca... Read More

The Easy Way to Save Cash in Melbourne

Your browser does not support the video tag. The hottest Florida news story may be different every day, but there's one topic that seems to come up over and over again – the price of gas in Melbourne. If you feel like most of your paycheck goes into your gas tank, this post is for you. H... Read More

Maintaining Your Older Car in Melbourne, Florida

Your browser does not support the video tag. The government mandates a lot of equipment on cars in Melbourne, Florida: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the Melbourne motoring public, but it do... Read More

Let Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Viera Help You Keep Your Vehicle Another Couple of Years

Melbourne area residents may remember when the U.S. government's “Cash for Clunkers” program made a splash on the news scene. People were offered incentives to trade in old vehicles for new, in the interest of better and improved air quality from reduced emissions.But a lot of Melbourne drivers w... Read More

Hey Melbourne Drivers; What Is the Most Distracting Food?

Your browser does not support the video tag. So what is the most distracting food to have in the car while driving around Melbourne?Is it: A Hamburger; Coffee; A Soft Drink, or Gummy Bears? Well, you may be surprised to learn that all but the gummy bears are in the top ten most distract... Read More

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