Stop It! You Need Good Brakes

January 29, 2023

Good brakes are obviously very important. If you've ever had your brakes go out while you're driving around the Clermont area, you'll know how terrifying it can be. Today we'll focus on how to tell when you have a brake problem and how to make good repair choices. Often, the first indication th... More

Steer Clear of Power Steering Problems (Power Steering Maintenance)

January 22, 2023

We usually take our vehicle's easy steering for granted until something goes wrong. Power steering is what makes it almost effortless to turn the steering wheel, aiming your vehicle in the direction you want to go. Without the assistance of power from the engine, steering would be a laborious pr... More

Finding Vehicle Recall Information in Clermont, Florida

January 15, 2023

No matter how well they're made, vehicles in Clermont, Florida, will have design or manufacturing problems. And when the government thinks a problem is really serious for people in Clermont, Florida, they require the manufacturer to issue a recall notice and fix the vehicle free of charge. The m... More

Stopping "Brake" Downs (Brake Pad Replacement)

January 8, 2023

If someone tells you to put the brakes on something, you know it means stop. And stopping is one of the most important safety maneuvers you can do in any vehicle. That means your brakes have to work properly. Let's face it. You stop dozens of times every time you drive. And over time, that t... More

Keep Your Cool in Clermont

January 1, 2023

Clermont drivers rely on their vehicle's coolant system to keep their engine cool. Coolant (also called antifreeze) mixed with water flows through your vehicle engine and absorbs heat. The mixture then flows out to the radiator where it's cooled by air flowing over the radiator. From there the c... More

Saving Lives in Clermont with Tire Pressure

December 25, 2022

All new passenger vehicles on our Clermont, Florida, roads now have tire pressure monitoring systems TPMS for short. They are designed to alert you if your tires are underinflated. Since they are fairly new, a lot of people have questions about them.First off, the most important thing is that yo... More

No Strain, No Gain (The Basics of Oil Filters)

December 18, 2022

Ever wonder what one of the best things is to ever happen to your vehicle's engine? It's the little thing that usually looks like a can, the oil filter. Just like your kitchen sink strainer filters out errant particles of food from clogging your drain, the oil filter cleans out small particles t... More

Will Proper Auto Maintenance at Tuffy North Clermont Really Save Gas?

December 11, 2022

Have you ever thought about all the little things we do to keep our lives running smoothly - like vacuuming? It makes a room feel fresher and more comfortable. We may not consider that we're also prolonging the life of the carpet by keeping it clean. But Clermont drivers don't always extend those... More

In the Hot Seat (Repair and Maintenance of Seat Heaters)

December 4, 2022

It's chilly outside. You flip on that switch that looks like a picture of a seat with little heat waves rising from it. You expect soon you'll feel that warmth but wait! It's not getting warmer. Oh no, what's wrong with my seat heater? There could be lots of reasons it's not working, and it cou... More

The Part You've Never Seen (Flat Tires and Solutions)

November 27, 2022

They say your vehicle has one, but you've never seen it. And you might not even know it if you stumbled on it accidentally. We're talking about the jack, that tool that allows you to lift one corner of the vehicle up so someone can change a flat tire. So you say you'd never try to change a flat ... More