Tuffy St. Johns Maintenance Tips: The Belt Goes On

June 27, 2016

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 ... More

Below 45 Degrees in St. Johns : Consider Winter Tires

June 22, 2016

Remember snow tires? They were basically just regular tires with big, knobby lugs to get them through deep snow. They were loud and rode hard, and St. Johns drivers couldn't wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for all-season radials. Florida drivers ran out a... More

When Do My Shocks Need to Be Replaced?

June 12, 2016

A good suspension system gives a vehicle a smooth, even ride while providing St. Johns drivers with good handling and control. But like any system on your vehicle, parts of the suspension system can wear out, leading to a lower ride quality and safety concerns. So it's a good idea for drivers i... More

Tuffy St. Johns Advice: Don't Overlook These 10 Automotive Services

June 7, 2016

Organization is the key to managing a busy life in Florida. So setting up an annual calendar for vehicle care can keep St. Johns residents on top of preventive maintenance. But you can't just write oil change every few months on the calendar. Modern vehicles have many systems that are vital to t... More