Car Care Tips

Keeping Your Engine Cool in Ocala, Florida

Video: The cooling system keeps Florida vehicle's engines from overheating while they are driving around Ocala. Its job is to move heat away from the engine. Let's talk about the various components of the system and how they make this happen.The radiator is the part most Ocala drivers associate with th... Read More

Ocala Road Trip Preparation

Video: People from Ocala, Florida, love their cars. And nothing goes with cars better than a Florida road trip. Freedom from daily schedules, new sights and the open road – it's great! But there's nothing like car trouble to bring the fun to a grinding halt.You can't always avoid problems, but you can ... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Ocala: Brake Noise

Video: Your brake pads are the important parts that rub against the rotor (or disc) to slow and stop your car when driving in Ocala. They eventually wear down.When your pads are worn too much, they won’t stop your vehicle as well. When the friction material is worn away, metal parts of the pad are expos... Read More

Tuffy Ocala Advice on What to Pour into Your Vehicle

Video: 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 Ocala residents to always use the proper type of fluid for their vehicle. Using incorrect fluids can actua... Read More

Wasteful Thinking

Video: With the weather getting colder, you might be tempted to start your vehicle up, let it idle for 15 or 20 minutes and then get in the nice, cozy cabin.  Some vehicles offer remote starting that let you do that from the comfort of your home or apartment.  But is letting your vehicle idle like that ... Read More

What Ocala Customers like About Us at Tuffy Ocala

Video: A big part of the service we provide at Tuffy Ocala for our Ocala customers is education. We want you to feel confident with your service decisions. And we're always open to questions from our valued Ocala area customers. Even though we try to be proactive in our Tuffy Ocala automotive education,... Read More

Breathe Free in Ocala: Cabin Air Filter Replacement at Tuffy Ocala

Video: There are a lot of new features, both optional and standard, on Ocala drivers' vehicles these days. One you may not have heard of is called a cabin air filter. Simply put, its job is to keep the air in the passenger compartment of your car nice and clean.A cabin air filter is similar to the filt... Read More

10 Services Ocala Drivers Often Overlook

Video: We live such busy lives nowadays: work, social events, running the kids all over Ocala. Some days it's all we can do to keep track of everywhere we need to be. That's why you've gotta be organized. Smartphones, calendar apps - we have to keep track of it all.So let's talk about schedules. Specif... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Ocala: Battery Testing

Video: The simple fact is that 70% of car batteries fail within 4 years. They just need to be replaced at Tuffy Ocala when they are no longer able to hold a full charge.Batteries are a big ticket item for most Ocala drivers and it’s tempting to put off buying a new one as long as possible. But a battery... Read More

Engine Hydration for Ocala Drivers: Role of Your Water Pump

Video: The cooling system in an engine has five components: the radiator, the radiator cap, the hoses, the thermostat and the water pump. The water is literally the heart of the system. Just as your own heart keeps your blood circulating through your body, the water pump keeps coolant circulating throug... Read More

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