Hold the Oil! (Oil Pan Gasket Replacement)

April 7, 2024

You've likely heard how important oil is to your vehicle's engine. Did you know that there's one part that's responsible for holding that oil so you can use it every day? It's called the oil pan, and it sits at the bottom of the engine. The oil pan is a vital, though simple, part of your engine's... More

Hey Bonita Springs Drivers; What Is the Most Distracting Food?

September 3, 2023

So what is the most distracting food to have in the car while driving around Bonita Springs?Is it: A Hamburger; Coffee; A Soft Drink, or Gummy Bears? Well, you may be surprised to learn that all but the gummy bears are in the top ten most distracting foods when you are driving. But if you chose... More

Looking Down the Road - Headlamps

August 27, 2023

If you've ever been driving around Bonita Springs and had a headlamp go out, you've probably just wanted to replace the bad bulb. If your car uses halogen headlamps, they dim over time. So if you just put in one, they won't have the same brightness, which can be distracting and will affect your f... 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

Commitment to Make Your vehicle Last at Tuffy Bonita Springs

November 20, 2022

These days many people in the Bonita Springs area are really committed to making their cars last a long time. First thing: you've got to start with what you've got. It'd be ideal if people started with a brand new car, never missed a scheduled service item, paid attention to the severe service m... More

Synthetic Oil for Bonita Springs Autos

October 23, 2022

If you are a driver in Bonita Springs and you aren't currently using synthetic motor oil in your vehicle, maybe now's the time to consider it. Need more information? Well, synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. Synthetic oil doesn't gel or gum-up like petroleum based oil a... More

Keys to a Long Lasting Vehicle

October 16, 2022

We live in a disposable society. Everything from elaborate packaging to our clothing. Even cell phones are disposable. When replacement is cheaper than repair, the term "built to last" goes by the wayside. An exception is our vehicles. They're still a very big investment and Bonita Springs driver... More

Change Your Wiper Blades Twice Yearly at Tuffy Bonita Springs

October 2, 2022

Because 90% of our driving decisions are based on visual information, unobscured vision is paramount. Which brings us to the topic of today's Tuffy Bonita Springs article: wiper blades. While this isn't the most exciting automotive subject, it's important. You wouldn't drive at night in Bonita Sp... More

10 Services Bonita Springs Drivers Often Overlook

July 10, 2022

We live such busy lives nowadays: work, social events, running the kids all over Bonita Springs. 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 schedule... More

Tuffy Bonita Springs Maintenance Tips: The Belt Goes On

May 29, 2022

All Bonita Springs service advisors know that without the alternator, the battery will go dead in a few miles. The serpentine belt may also run the pumps for both the power steering and power brakes. And on many vehicles, the serpentine belt powers the water pump. The water pump circulates cool... More