Clean Fuel ? Clean Performance for Bonita Springs Drivers

May 22, 2022

Fuel filters clean the dirt, dust and debris out of your fuel. Both gasoline and diesel-powered engines have them. The fuel filter is located in the fuel line between the fuel tank and the vehicle engine.Bonita Springs auto owners don't need to filter their fuel because it has lots of grit in it... More

Why a Trip Inspection Is a Good Idea

May 17, 2022

At Tuffy Bonita Springs we get a lot of Bonita Springs drivers asking about vehicle trip preparation. That's a big deal. You could be driving through mountains and deserts in some pretty lonely areas around Florida, so it's important to know that the vehicle is up to the task and won't leave you... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Bonita Springs: Serpentine Belt Tensioner

May 8, 2022

The serpentine belt tensioner applies pressure to the serpentine belt, maintaining optimal tension to drive the accessories like the alternator and A/C compressor. At Tuffy Bonita Springs we know that the service life of the belt tensioner is the same as the belt itself, so they should always be ... More

Don't Be Fuelish

May 1, 2022

If you smell gasoline in your vehicle, pay attention to your nose. That's because it has an important message for you. Newer vehicles should never have a gasoline smell inside. One of the most dangerous conditions can come when your fuel line system has a leak or multiple leaks. Vehicles with fue... More

NOT JUST ANOTHER CUSTOMER (Finding the Right Service Facility)

April 24, 2022

You might remember a hit TV sitcom that was set in a bar, a place where "everybody knows your name." The idea, of course, is people feel more comfortable where they aren't just another customer among many; they're special because their relationship goes back a few years. That comfortable relat... More

The Red Menace (How to Deal with Rust)

April 17, 2022

Rust. It's worse if you drive in places that use salt on the roads in winter, or if you spend time driving near a body of salt water. But any vehicle has to deal with rust after years on the road. And it's not just that rust can eat away your vehicle's body and fenders. It can be a real probl... More

Drive Train Service in Bonita Springs at Tuffy Bonita Springs

April 10, 2022

The drive train in your vehicle includes all the components that transfer power from the transmission to the wheels. Those components differ depending on what type of vehicle you drive, namely, front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The preventive maintenance y... More

Wheel Balancing at Tuffy Bonita Springs

April 3, 2022

So you love your job, and your family life is great. Congratulations! You have achieved balance. But can you say the same for your wheels? Bonita Springs drivers can tell if their tires are out of balance by vibrations at higher speeds on Florida roads. If one of the front tires is out, you feel... More

Blind Spot Safety for Bonita Springs Driving

March 27, 2022

Blind spots may be a good thing when it comes to a spouse's annoying habits, but when driving an automobile in Bonita Springs, they are definitely to be avoided. So, while it's not good marital advice, it's good auto advice to minimize your own blind spots and stay out of other Bonita Springs dr... More

Air Conditioning Service in Bonita Springs

March 20, 2022

Hey Bonita Springs! Let's talk about one of our Florida summertime must-haves: your car A/C. It's real easy for Bonita Springs drivers to take their car's air conditioner for granted. Just push the right buttons and out comes cool, dry, clean air. But your air conditioning system needs attention ... More