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Serpentine Belt Service At Tuffy Ocala In Ocala

If you’ve ever heard a squealing sound under your SUV hood, chances are it was your serpentine belt. Your serpentine belt is a long belt that’s driven by your engine. It winds around several accessories that power important automotive systems in your SUV. Let’s go over them. First, ... Read More

Using Proper Fluids In Your SUV Or Other Vehicle

Today Tuffy Ocala is talking about the proper fluids for your vehicle. It's become more complicated with changes in automotive design and manufacturing. It's not that people in Florida are confused as much as they don't realize how much things have changed in recent years. If you ha... Read More

Defensive Driving In Ocala Florida

There was a man in Gainesville who learned that most car accidents occur within a mile of home – so he moved. (Just Kidding!) When we think of defensive driving, we often focus on our local Florida highway situations. The fact of the matter is we need to be just as careful close to h... Read More

Charge It In Ocala For Extended Battery Life

Here's an interesting statistic for our motorists in Ocala, Florida: Only thirty percent of car batteries make it to forty-eight months. And the life expectancy varies by where you live. It ranges from fifty-one months in extremely cold areas to just thirty months in extremely hot cl... Read More

How to Know When to Change Your Oil At Tuffy Ocala

Today in the Tuffy Ocala auto care blog, we’re going to talk to Ocala auto owners about oil change intervals. It seems that as engine technology advances, recommended oil change intervals have gotten longer for Tuffy Ocala customers. High quality oil in a well-engineered SUV engine ... Read More

Tracking True In Florida: Wheel Alignment In Dunnellon

Wheel alignment is often overlooked by busy Dunnellon and Belleview auto owners until serious tire damage has been done. One wheel can be knocked out of alignment by hitting a curb or pothole on a Gainesville interstate or surface street. When a vehicle’s out of alignment, one o... Read More

Tire Tread Depth for Ocala, Florida Drivers

Driving on bald tires is like playing roulette. Though you may be fine today, eventually your luck is going to run out. The Feds don't have any laws for tread depth, but 42 of the states, and all of Canada, do have regulations. They consider two-thirty-seconds of an inch to be the mi... Read More

Clean Fuel Makes a Happy Engine In Ocala, Florida

  If the fuel system in your SUV is dirty, you will be hurting your fuel economy and losing performance as you drive around Ocala, Florida. Unless they drive a vintage car, Ocala drivers have fuel injectors which need to be properly maintained. That is why your SUV owner’s man... Read More

Saving Lives In Ocala With Tire Pressure

All new passenger vehicles on our Ocala Florida roads now have tire pressure monitoring systems – TPMS for short. They are designed to alert you if your tires are under inflated. Since they are fairly new, a lot of people have questions about TPMS. First off, the most important thin... Read More

Tuffy Ocala Tire Safety: Washington vs. Lincoln

Your browser does not support video Welcome to the Tuffy Ocala automotive blog. Today, let’s talk about the effect of tire tread depth on braking. When talking about stopping power, most Ocala and Belleview drivers tend to focus on our brakes. But our tires are where the rubber meets... Read More

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