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Protecting Your SUV From Theft In St. Johns , Florida

Every car in St. Johns , Florida is at risk for theft. So it's up to us St. Johns drivers to make our cars a less appealing target and more of a challenge – hopefully sending potential thieves to look elsewhere. The National Insurance Crime Bureau recommends a layered approach to pr... Read More

Tuffy St. Johns Auto Tips and Videos: A Broken or Damaged Timing Belt

The timing belt rotates the cam shafts which open and close the valves that allow air, fuel, and exhaust to flow through the engine as it powers your automobile. An old timing belt can lose a “tooth” in the belt allowing it to slip. The engine could stop or misfire. Timing belt slip – or a broken... Read More

Are There Blind Spots In St. Johns Florida?

All St. Johns motorists have blind spots – and no, I'm not talking about the fact that you really don't sing like Adele. I mean the areas of the road that you can't see when you're driving around St. Johns . First let's talk about our own blinds spots, and then we can talk about othe... Read More

St. Johns Alignment Service

Your car might have an alignment problem if: it drifts or pulls to one side, your steering wheel is off center, you have uneven tire wear or your car doesn’t feel like it handles right. When all of a vehicle’s wheels are lined up exactly with each other, your wheels are in alignment.... Read More

Time Out: Suspension Problems in St. Johns

Your vehicle’s suspension system has two essential jobs: to prevent the passengers from getting tossed around inside the vehicle every time it hits a bump in the road and to keep the tires firmly planted on the road around every corner and over every bump. To see your suspension sys... Read More

The Tuffy St. Johns Guide To Custom Wheels

If you’re interested in customizing the wheels and tires on your SUV, there are a few things you should know first. Most importantly, the wheels you buy need to fit your vehicle. Not all wheels are created equal. Too many St. Johns auto owners have bought a set of wheels that caught their eye, t... Read More

Stay Headed In The Right Direction, St. Johns

Power steering is standard on nearly every car and truck in St. Johns , Florida these days. Now there are some exotic, new types of power steering systems, but for the most part, the general setup is a pump that’s driven by a belt powered by the engine. Contact the automotive profes... Read More

Battery Replacement At Tuffy St. Johns In St. Johns

Hello, welcome to Tuffy St. Johns. Today's focus is batteries. It seems like everything in St. Johns runs on batteries. Of course, the batteries we’re most concerned with here at Tuffy St. Johns are those in our customer's vehicles. Just like the batteries in our smoke detectors or... Read More

Getting New Tires In St. Johns ?

There are so many tire choices in the St. Johns , Nocatee, and St. Augustine area, selecting the right one can be a bit overwhelming for Jacksonville car owners. And even though it’s kind of fun to have new tires on your SUV, they’re a significant investment for most Jacksonville folks so you ... Read More

Easy Miles – Do St. Johns Driving Conditions Affect Service Intervals?

  Have you ever noticed that your automobile manufacturer has a schedule in your owner’s manual for what is called “severe service” maintenance? Let’s define what severe driving conditions aren’t: The easiest driving a vehicle experiences is traveling on the interstate for twenty... Read More

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