Economics of Maintenance for Clermont Auto Owners

November 28, 2021

Buying a new car in Clermont is always a big financial decision. The allure of that new car smell is powerful, to be sure. But what if your current car is still in good shape? How do you decide?People in Clermont who've been used to driving a new car every three to five years may be having secon... More

How to Get Better Gas Mileage in Clermont

November 21, 2021

There is no escaping it: things work better when you take care of them. Something most of us in Clermont can relate to is our computers. You've probably noticed how they get slower and slower over time. It takes longer to start up and programs take forever to load. Eventually, many of us just ge... More

Don't Start with That (Bad Starter Motor)

November 14, 2021

We've all heard that expression, "That's a non starter." When it comes to your vehicle, that's not music to a driver's ears. That sickening sound when you start the ignition and instead of hearing the engine crank, you hear it slowly turn over and your dash lights go dim. There can be many reaso... More

10 Services Clermont Drivers Often Overlook

November 7, 2021

We live such busy lives nowadays: work, social events, running the kids all over Clermont. 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. Spe... More

Should Clermont Soccer Moms Follow the Severe Service Schedule?

October 31, 2021

So you take your vehicle in for maintenance and the pro at Tuffy North Clermont tells you that you ought to change your oil more often. What? You followed the maintenance schedule but you take a second look at that severe service schedule and see some of the following: 1. Most of your trips arou... More

Upgrade Shocks for Better Handling in Clermont

October 24, 2021

Many Clermont 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 Cl... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy North Clermont: Serpentine Belt Overview

October 17, 2021

The technicians at Tuffy North Clermont know your serpentine belt drives important engine accessories like your alternator, air conditioning compressor, and power steering. In some cars it may also power the power brakes or water pump. The serpentine belt is powered by the engine and winds around... More

Don't Do It Yourself (Perils of DIY Vehicle Repair)

October 10, 2021

Your vehicle is a complicated machine, and yes, it would be nice if you could take care of all of its problems yourself. There was a time when vehicles were simpler and it wasn't too hard for a weekend mechanic to replace brakes, adjust a carburetor or perform a tune-up. But vehicles are far mo... More

Clermont Alignment Service

October 7, 2021

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... More

When Do My Shocks Need to Be Replaced?

October 6, 2021

A good suspension system gives a vehicle a smooth, even ride while providing Clermont drivers with good handling and control. But like any system on your vehicle, parts of the suspension system can wear out, leading to a lower ride quality and safety concerns. So it's a good idea for drivers in ... More