Car Care Tips

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down in St. Johns

Video: There’s not much St. Johns drivers can do about the price of gas in 
Florida, but we can control - up to a point - how much we use. Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy. The first thing we can do is watch the go-pedal. Hard acceleration just sucks the gas. Gently leave sto... Read More

Shake It up in St. Johns !: Why Wheel Balancing

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Our vehicles are not massage chairs. While we may enjoy a good vibration in an overstuffed recliner, we generally want as smooth a ride as possible in our vehicles. One way to achieve this is to keep a vehicle's wheels in balance. When a tire ... Read More

Steering Clear in St. Johns

Video: Those who know vehicles believe the steering system may be the most vital component of them all. Perhaps you've found over the years your steering has gotten loose. Or maybe suddenly, your steering wheel has gotten very hard to turn. Let's steer you in the direction of understanding why this may ... Read More

Tuffy St. Johns and the Maintenance Mindset

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. When it comes to their vehicles, some St. Johns  residents don't have a maintenance mindset. They know they need to take care of their cars, but it just seems really hard to get them to remember to do it. St. Johns drivers generally accept th... Read More

Hold the Oil! (Oil Pan Gasket Replacement)

Video: 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... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy St. Johns: Serpentine Belt Overview

Video: The technicians at Tuffy St. Johns know your serpentine belt drives important engine accessories like your alternator, air conditioning compressor, and power steering. In some cars it may also power the power brakes or water pump. The serpentine belt is powered by the engine and winds around pull... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy St. Johns: Making a Battery Last Longer

Video: One thing all St. Johns drivers can do to extend the life of their battery is to keep it clean. A greasy, dirty battery holds in damaging heat. Same goes for removing corrosion from the terminals. Tuffy St. Johns can help maintain your battery.Allowing your battery to be deeply depleted – like f... Read More

What to Do in Case of an Accident in St. Johns

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Screeching tires, crunching metal – it's an accident! If you've ever been in a car accident in St. Johns , even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what St. Johns drivers... Read More

Odometer Rollback on Your St. Johns , Florida Vehicle

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. How do St. Johns drivers know if an odometer is telling the truth?Well, back in '86, Congress passed the Truth-in-Mileage Act to protect Florida consumers against mileage fraud. It says a Florida seller must certify the mileage reported is th... Read More

Tire Replacement: What St. Johns Drivers Need to Know

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Looking at getting some new tires? Maybe the real reason for wanting those off-highway tires is that they look cool. Well there's nothing wrong with that. If you make sure that you've got your functional needs covered with your selection, then... Read More

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