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The Easy Way to Save Cash in Melbourne

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. Here are several basic things people in Melbo... Read More

Maintaining Your Older Car in Melbourne, Florida

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 does add quite a bit to the price of a new veh... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Viera: Causes of Wheel Misalignment

When properly aligned, all of your wheels are pointed in the same direction. Your vehicle will track true and handle the way it is designed. Melbourne drivers often associate our wheels being “knocked” out of alignment with an event like a major crash, hitting a pothole, curb or some other object... Read More

Improve Fuel Economy with Proper Maintenance at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Viera in Melbourne

With Melbourne gas prices being what they are, many of us in Florida are driving less and looking into purchasing smaller or more efficient vehicles. Melbourne area residents who have to drive a lot, have large families or need four-wheel drive are particularly hard hit by the cost of fuel in Flo... Read More

Used Cars: Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Viera Advice on What to Do After You Buy

Used vehicles are certainly an economical choice for budget-conscious Melbourne drivers. But how can we know we're getting a good used vehicle and not just inheriting someone else's problems?There are good used vehicles for sale in the Melbourne area. Vehicles are sold when families upsize, when ... Read More

Hitting The Brakes In Lehi

Hello Melbourne, let's talk about brakes. But the mechanical aspects of the brakes themselves are just one issue. There's also the power brake pump and brake fluid. And then there are the tires, which are critical to the effectiveness of the brakes.Let's step back. A new vehicle or tru... Read More

Fuel Injector Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Viera

In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your vehicle engine. Your engine control computer tells the fuel injector how much fuel to deliver as well as the precise time it should be delivered. Of course this happens thousands of times a minute in every sing... 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

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

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