Have a Ball! Know your Ball Joints (Ball Joints)

January 29, 2023

We all have joints in our own skeletal system, but did you know your vehicle has some joints of its own? One of the most important is called a ball joint. One of the interesting things is that it's somewhat similar to the ball and socket joints we have in our hips and shoulders. A ball joint all... More

Tuffy Bonita Springs Service Tip: Why Synthetic Oil Is Good For Your Vehicles

January 22, 2023

Hello Florida! Today's vehicle care topic is: Synthetic Oil vs. Petroleum Based Oil. Synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. If you aren't currently using it, why not? Synthetic motor oil maximizes engine power and fuel economy. To see why, we'd need a microscope, so we'll h... More

I Can See Clearly Now: Wiper Blade Replacement in Bonita Springs

January 15, 2023

About 90% of our driving decisions in the Bonita Springs area are based solely on what we see. So having a good pair of windshield wipers is extremely important.Most Bonita Springs drivers have experienced the frustration and fear of not being able to see clearly during a storm, or when our vehic... More

Line Them Up: Wheel Alignment Service at Tuffy Bonita Springs

January 8, 2023

Hello Bonita Springs! Let's talk about alignment. One of the most important parts of preventive maintenance for your vehicle is keeping the wheels in alignment. Poor alignment causes your tires to wear unevenly, which can significantly reduce their lifespan. This means you will have to replace t... More

Timing Belt

January 1, 2023

Ever heard the sad tale of a staggeringly steep repair bill from a broken timing belt? Bad news. Let's take a lesson from their woes and remember to think about our timing belt.First, let's review what a timing belt does. The top part of the engine over the cylinders is called the cylinder head.... More