Battery Replacement for Your vehicle

May 26, 2024

Modern vehicles in and around Bonita Springs run on 12 volt electrical systems. 12 volts is enough to get the job done for Bonita Springs drivers without having so much power that there is danger of electrocution. But today's vehicles have more electrical components and do-dads than ever before.... More

Battery Basics for Bonita Springs

March 24, 2024

It's important for Bonita Springs drivers to know battery basics. First, let's talk about which is harder on a battery hot or cold Florida weather. Most Bonita Springs area drivers think it's cold weather because that's when we call on our batteries to have enough power to start a cold vehicle ... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Bonita Springs: Making a Battery Last Longer

January 21, 2024

One thing all Bonita Springs drivers can do to extend the life of their battery is to keep it clean. A greasy, dirty battery holds in damaging heat. Same goes for removing corrosion from the terminals. Tuffy Bonita Springs can help maintain your battery.Allowing your battery to be deeply depleted... More

Wired! (Battery Cable Service)

November 5, 2023

Colder weather brings out the worst in a vehicle's battery. On a very cold day, you may have experienced that your engine cranks slowly when starting. But while it may be the battery itself, it may also be the parts that transfer the power to other the other electrical components, the battery c... More

Florida: What Is the Risk of High Oil Change Intervals?

October 29, 2023

Florida residents may have heard that vehicles don't need their oil changed as often as they used to. That's true. But it's not the whole story.Owing to improved engine technology and higher oil quality, most newer vehicles can go longer between oil changes than their older counterparts.So what i... More

A Clean Start (Battery Cleaning)

October 22, 2023

You may be fanatical about keeping the outside of your vehicle clean. But what about what's under the hood? Have you ever thought about how dirt and grime may be affecting your engine's components? One of the most important parts under your hood to keep clean is your vehicle's battery. With a d... More

Does My Choice in Oil Affect Change Intervals?

April 16, 2023

Oil changes are probably the most recognized service on a vehicle. Almost all Bonita Springs residents know about them. But do we know enough?Several decades ago, oil changes were fairly standard: every three months or 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But recent advances in both engine technolog... More

Using Proper Fluids in Your vehicle

February 19, 2023

Today, Tuffy Bonita Springs is writing 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 Bonita Springs are confused as much as they don't realize how much things have changed in recent years. If yo... 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

Automobile Fluids For Your vehicle

February 6, 2022

If you've walked through the automotive fluids section of an auto parts store in Bonita Springs, you'll know how overwhelming the sheer number of products available can be. How do you know what's right for your vehicle?As you know, these fluids all serve a function in making your car run as you ... More