Automotive Tips from Tuffy St. Johns: Knowing When Your Timing Belt Should Be Replaced

October 31, 2016

The timing belt in your engine controls the opening and closing of the intake and exhaust valves. St. Johns drivers need to replace it on a schedule to avoid failure.Timing belts are very difficult to get to, requiring quite a bit of labor to access. Timing belt replacement is one of the more ex... More

Service to Improve Fuel Economy

October 24, 2016

The price of gas in Florida has got people in St. Johns talking. It seems that St. Johns folks who need a bigger vehicle to carry family and gear, or provide four wheel drive, are hit especially hard. That is why we thought it would be good to review some things that anyone can do to improve f... More

Know Your Towing Limits in St. Johns

October 16, 2016

Some St. Johns drivers figure that anything they can attach to their trailer hitch can be towed by their vehicle. Nope. If you're going to do any towing around St. Johns , you should be aware of safety issues, Florida towing laws and potential liability.Understanding tow ratings is important for... More

Automobile Fluids For Your vehicle

October 9, 2016

If you've walked through the automotive fluids section of an auto parts store in St. Johns , you'll know how overwhelming the sheer number of products available can be. How do you know what's right for your vehicle?As you know, these fluids all serve a function in making your car run as you driv... More

It Pays to Take Care of Your Transmission at Tuffy St. Johns

October 3, 2016

If you've been paying attention, you've noticed that vehicle engines are getting more and more powerful in St. Johns . At the same time, they are getting better and better fuel economy. I've gotta tell 'ya, most of that's because of technological advances in transmissions. To get a better unders... More