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A Cold Day in Ocala – Air Conditioning Service at Tuffy Ocala

Video: Most Ocala drivers worry about a breakdown or a tire blowout on a busy Florida highway, but don't worry too much about failure of their air conditioning system. A breakdown on the side of the road can be a miserable and dangerous affair during Ocala rush hour, but so can a long ride in a hot veh... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Ocala in Ocala

Video: If you've ever heard a squealing sound under your vehicle hood, chances are it was your serpentine belt. More importantly, the belt powers the alternator. The alternator creates electricity that's used by your vehicle's electrical systems and also charges the battery. Without the alternator, the... Read More

Drive Defensively in Florida

Video: Car care is part of auto safety in Ocala. But the most important thing we can do to improve safety on Florida roads is to drive safely.Defensive driving begins with the proper attitude. Have in mind that you won't let anyone take your safety away from you. You'll be aware of your surroundings, r... Read More

Introduction to Diesels for Ocala, Florida

Video: Something you're going to be hearing a lot about around Ocala, Florida, is diesel engines. We're not talking about semi-trucks and buses; we're talking about diesel engine cars, pick-ups and SUVs.Most people in Florida are surprised to learn that around half the cars on the road in Europe have d... Read More

Beware of Cheap Tires in Ocala

Video: Do you like to shop for shoes in Ocala?When buying a running shoe, is quality important?Does durability matter as long as the shoes look fabulous?Would you rather have one pair of long lasting shoes or two pairs of lower quality shoes at the same price?Is the warranty important when buying tires... Read More

Tuffy Ocala Alternator Replacement Service in Ocala

Video: Your vehicle alternator doesn't get enough credit. Though your battery gets your engine started, after that – it's all about the alternator.  Driving around Ocala is a lot of work for your alternator, and as upgrades such as heated steering wheels, cooled seats, stability control and lane depart... Read More

When You Hear the Crash in Ocala: What to Do After an Accident

Video: Motorists in North America drive about 3 trillion miles/4.8 trillion kilometers every year. There are over 250+ million licensed drivers, and approximately 6.2 million accidents happen every year. Unfortunately, if we're going to drive vehicles, there are going to be accidents. Knowing what to do... Read More

Upgrade Shocks for Better Handling in Ocala

Video: Many Ocala drivers probably don't think of their shock absorbers as an important safety system; but that's just what shocks and struts are. They're all about ride control – keeping your vehicle tires in contact with the road and managing body motion.Every time you hit a bump or pothole on a Ocal... Read More

Gear Up: Transmission Service at Tuffy Ocala in Ocala

Video: The transmission system in your vehicle allows you to change gears. Lower gears are power gears. They get your vehicle moving and get it up hills. Higher gears get the vehicle up to speed and get it rolling faster. If you have a standard transmission, then you have to do the work of shifting gea... Read More

What You Need to Know from Your Tuffy Ocala Service Advisor

Video: Ocala drivers may feel intimidated when they take their vehicles to a service center. They have questions but aren't sure how to ask. They don't want to feel embarrassed about their lack of knowledge. They don't want to make the service technician feel that they don't trust him.If your service a... Read More

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