Car Care Tips

Fuel Saving Tip: Fuel System Cleaning Near St. Johns , Florida

A lot of fuel is wasted in the St. Johns area by dirty fuel delivery systems in vehicles.Let's start at the tank. The gas tank gathers dirt, rust and sediment over the years. That's why there's a fuel filter to clean the fuel after i... Read More

Growing Old Together (Maintaining an Older Vehicle)

More and more of us are hanging on to our vehicles longer. A company by the name of HIS Markit recently released a report that shows the average age of light vehicles in the U.S. is now 11.8 years. Light vehicles are cars, SUVs (sport utility vehicles) and CUVs (compact utility vehicles). In C... Read More

Wash Me, Wash Me Right (How to Wash a Vehicle)

Most would agree they'd rather drive around in a clean, shiny vehicle than one coated with a layer of dirt. When warmer weather comes around, some of us are bound and determined to wash our own vehicles. And to protect the paint and its luster, there are a few things to keep in mind when you ge... Read More

Follow the Bouncing Vehicle (Bad Struts and Shocks)

If you hit a bump in the road and your vehicle just keeps bouncing up and down for a lot longer time than it used to, you may have bad struts and shocks. They're the things that help to keep your vehicle's wheels and tires planted to the road surface.But they don't last forever. With care and ... Read More

What You Need to Know from Your Tuffy St. Johns Service Advisor

St. Johns drivers may feel intimidated when they take their vehicles to a service center. They have questions but aren't sure how to ask. They don't want to feel embarrassed about their lack of knowledge. They don't want to make the... Read More

Steer Right in St. Johns

Virtually all vehicles come with power steering, so many St. Johns drivers have never driven a car or truck without it. Power steering assists you when you turn your vehicle steering wheel. Without it, it would be very hard to steer. Now this power assist comes in a couple of forms. In recent y... Read More

Hey St. Johns Drivers; What Is the Most Distracting Food?

So what is the most distracting food to have in the car while driving around St. Johns ?Is it:A Hamburger;Coffee;A Soft Drink, orGummy Bears?Well, you may be surprised to learn that all but the gummy bears are in the top ten mo... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Tire Pressure Saves Fuel in St. Johns

Underinflated tires waste gas for lots of folks in the St. Johns area. Think how hard it is to walk in sand – you just have to work harder because of the resistance. When your tires don't have enough air in them, their rolling resist... Read More

Trickle Down Technology

Recently, Nissan introduced the latest version of its Leaf, the company's electric car. It has many new features, including something called e-Pedal. It allows the driver to let up on the accelerator and, unlike a gasoline engine car, the Leaf doesn't just slowly lose speed; letting off the throt... Read More

Getting the Right Tires and Wheels in St. Johns

A lot of people get custom wheels in St. Johns . When you do this yourself (over the internet . . .) you could run into trouble if you're not careful. Sometimes, once they're mounted, they just don't fit right. The tires rub in turns... Read More

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