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Distracted Driving

Video: When asked, most people think they are good at multi-tasking. Scientific studies, however, reveal that only around 2% of the population can truly demonstrate the capacity to effectively multi-task. For the rest of us who are not so biologically wired, no amount of practice can increase our effect... Read More

Need a New Battery? Call Tuffy St. Johns Today

Video: Hello St. Johns drivers! Need a new battery? There is a good chance that you do – 70% of batteries need to be replaced within four years. As your battery discharges and then recharges as you drive around St. Johns , bits of the surface of the battery plates disintegrate. As this process continu... Read More

Power Steering Service in St. Johns

Video: Most St. Johns drivers are too young to remember life before power steering - cranking those great big steering wheels! It was a pretty good workout. Now power steering is standard. Let's look at how it works. The heart of any power steering system is its pump. The pump pressurizes the power st... Read More

Stay Safe in St. Johns by Putting Your Cell Phone on ICE

Video: We don't want to think about it, but each St. Johns resident who drives or rides in a vehicle is potentially an accident victim. In the worst-case scenario, those people are unconscious and unable to communicate with Florida rescue workers. Rescue workers and St. Johns police are well aware of ... Read More

St. Johns Drivers: Is It Time to Replace Your PCV Valve?

Video: The crankcase is the lower part of the engine where the crankshaft is housed and where the engine oil lives. The crankshaft is connected to the pistons that power the engine. When you are diving around St. Johns , fuel is burned in your vehicle engine, it pushes the pistons down and the cranksh... Read More

All Lined Up: Wheel Alignment Service at Tuffy St. Johns

Video: When all of your vehicle's wheels are lined up exactly with each other, your wheels are in alignment. Hitting a road hazard or even just the normal bumps and bounces of everyday driving in St. Johns can cause your vehicle's wheels to be out of alignment.Driving for an extended time around St. J... Read More

Diesel Maintenance for Florida

Video: At Tuffy St. Johns we hear from a lot of people who are excited about the new diesel engines that will soon be available in passenger cars and SUV's. But our Florida friends are often curious about the preventive maintenance requirements. People may not know that diesel engines have long been us... Read More

St. Johns Drivers: What Is the Risk of High Oil Change Intervals?

Video: St. Johns 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 wha... Read More

Blind Spot Safety for St. Johns Driving

Video: Blind spots may be a good thing when it comes to a spouse's annoying habits, but when driving an automobile in St. Johns , 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 St. Johns drivers' b... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy St. Johns: Making Your A/C System Last Longer

Video: St. Johns drivers know that if their air conditioning system isn’t making cool air like it used to, there is a problem. It may be as simple as adding more of the right kind of refrigerant.Your A/C requires special compressor oil, which circulates through the system along with the refrigerant, to... Read More

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