Car Care Tips

Coolant/Antifreeze Service in Melbourne, Florida

Melbourne auto owners may know that most automotive failures in Melbourne, Florida, are tire related, but do you know the second most common cause of vehicle failure? Nope, it's not teenagers. It is the coolant system. But if you take good care of your vehicle coolant system, it will ta... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Viera: Alignment Inspection

Uneven tire wear, the car pulling to one side or a steering wheel that is off-center are signs for Melbourne drivers that their wheels may be out of alignment.When doing an alignment inspection, the service advisor at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Viera will inspect your tires for uneven w... Read More

Melbourne Car Owners Ask: Why Do I Need to Change My Serpentine Belt?

Any Melbourne driver who understands preventive maintenance knows that “if it ain't broke, don't fix it” is bad auto advice. Replacing a part before it breaks is much less costly for Melbourne residents than repairing the engine damage that comes after a part breaks or fails. A good example of th... Read More

Melbourne Alignment Service

Your car might have an alignment problem if: it drifts or pulls to one side, your steering wheel is off center, you have uneven tire wear or your car doesn't feel like it handles right. When all of a vehicle's wheels are lined up exactly with each other, your wheels are in alignment. Running into... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Viera Guide to Servicing Your Differential

Differential? What's that? And what's it for? I've been told by my service advisor that I need to get it serviced, but is that on the level?Do these questions sound familiar? They're not uncommon for Melbourne drivers. A lot of us in Melbourne don't know what a differential is or what i... Read More

What's up with Diesels in Melbourne?

Would you be surprised to learn that about half of the passenger cars in Europe have diesel engines? You might also be surprised to learn that most manufacturers produce a variety of diesel-fueled cars for purchase abroad.Diesel-fueled vehicles haven't been as popular in the North Ameri... Read More

Time Out: Suspension Problems in Melbourne

Your vehicle's suspension system has two jobs: to prevent the passengers from getting tossed around inside the vehicle every time it hits a bump in the road and to keep the tires firmly planted on the road around every corner and over every bump.To see your suspension system, you'll hav... Read More

Melbourne Drivers: Get Fresh Air Inside Your Car

Let's talk about air quality in Melbourne. It's a global issue, but affects us wherever we are. Many decades ago, Melbourne drivers began to become aware of how air pollution negatively affects health. But what about the air inside your vehicle?Now, it's only been in the last few years that cabin... Read More

Put on the Brakes: Brake Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Viera

When it comes to preventive maintenance and vehicle care, most Melbourne drivers know how important it is to check their brakes. But brakes are more than just brake pads and shoes. There are a lot of components in the brake system, and they all need to be in good working order.The pads ... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Viera: Timing Belt Overview

In your engine, valves over each combustion chamber open to allow fresh air in, close during the combustion event, and then other valves open to let out the exhaust. All of this happens over and over thousands of times a minute when you are driving around Melbourne. The timing belt’s important jo... Read More

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