The Power Behind your Engine (Alternator Diagnosis and Repair)

April 18, 2021

There's nothing like that sinking feeling when you turn the key and nothing happens in your vehicle. A lot of us are quick to blame the battery. But it may instead be your alternator that's failing. Your battery supplies power to start your vehicle, but the alternator is what sends power when y... More

Tuffy St. Johns Automotive Tips: Alternator

October 1, 2018

Your alternator makes electricity to start and run your engine and all of the vital electrical systems in your vehicle. Thats everything from the on-board computers to the turn signals. And of course there is the entertainment system, seat heaters, power windows and everything you plug into the p... More

A New Battery In St. Johns

February 10, 2016

Hello St. Johns drivers, let's talk about batteries. Car batteries are just like any rechargeable battery. They will eventually wear out and die. If you are shopping for a new battery in St. Johns , heres some auto advice to help you. There are two measurements to consider when purchasing a ne... More

Battery Replacement At Tuffy St. Johns In St. Johns

August 26, 2015

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 were most concerned with here at Tuffy St. Johns are those in our customer's vehicles. Just like the batteries in our smoke detectors or ... More

Battery Basics For St. Johns

December 18, 2014

It's important for St. Johns car owners to know battery basics. First, lets talk about which is harder on a battery hot or cold Florida weather. Most Jacksonville motorists think its cold weather because thats when we call on our batteries to have enough power to start a cold SUV engine. How... More

Charge It In St. Johns For Extended Battery Life

October 17, 2013

Here's an interesting statistic for our friends in St. Johns Florida: Only thirty percent of car batteries make it to forty-eight months. And the life expectancy varies by where you live. It ranges from fifty-one months in extremely cold areas to just thirty months in extremely hot ... More