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Your Vehicle Is NOT Maintenance Free, St. Johns Car Owners

Video: A generation ago, St. Johns drivers seemed to be more inclined to keep their vehicle's preventive maintenance on schedule. One reason for this may be that vehicles back then were a lot less reliable than they are today. Taking your vehicle in to your St. Johns shop every year or two for repair... Read More

Relax When the Wind Blows in Florida: Winter Car Prep for St. Johns Drivers

Video: When autumn comes around in St. Johns , leaves fall, nights get longer and there's a definite nip in the air. Time to unpack the boots and gloves and fold some extra blankets onto the beds. It's also time for St. Johns drivers to winterize their vehicles.Here is some expert auto advice for St. J... Read More

Synthetic Oil for St. Johns Autos

Video: If you are a driver in St. Johns 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 and it... Read More

Maintenance on My Mind

Video: Ask any St. Johns man or woman if they've taken their vehicle in for preventive maintenance lately, and the answer may well be “no.” Surveys indicate that over 80% of vehicles on the road today are in need of some kind of repair or maintenance. Now, ask that same person why he hasn't taken his c... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy St. Johns in St. Johns

Video: If you've ever heard a squealing sound under your vehicle hood, chances are it was your serpentine belt. More importantly, the belt powers the alternator. The alternator creates electricity that's used by your vehicle's electrical systems and also charges your car battery. Without the alternator... Read More

Change Your Wiper Blades Twice Yearly at Tuffy St. Johns

Video:  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 St. Johns article: wiper blades. While this isn't the most exciting automotive subject, it's important. You wouldn't drive at night in St. Johns wi... Read More

Technician Training at Tuffy St. Johns

Video: Your car is important to you and keeping it running properly is important to your lifestyle. That's why you're smart enough to have it serviced regularly at Tuffy St. Johns in St. Johns . And even though it may just be routine maintenance, you want it done right by automotive professionals.It's ... Read More

Tuffy St. Johns Maintenance Tips: The Belt Goes On

Video: All St. Johns 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 coolant... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service At Tuffy St. Johns

Video: Most St. Johns folks occasionally have days when they've got a bunch of errands to run. Yesterday was my day off and I needed to fill the gas tank, pick up some groceries at my St. Johns market, swing by the ATM and get the kids from school. I could have made four trips . . . but that would hav... Read More

Maintaining Your Older Car In St. Johns Florida

Video: The government mandates a lot of equipment on cars in St. Johns , Florida: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the St. Johns motoring public, but it does add quite a bit to the price of a new car.Becaus... Read More

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