Can Your Car Last Another Year?

January 30, 2022

Have you checked out the price of new vehicles at Fort Myers car dealers? Ouch! Add financing and insurance and a new ride may not seem so attractive. A lot of Fort Myers, Florida, folks are hoping to make their cars last a lot longer.Fortunately, with the current state of automotive engineering... More

Diesel Maintenance for Florida

January 23, 2022

At Tuffy Fort Myers (Daniels Pkwy) we hear from a lot of people who are excited about the new diesel engines that will soon be available in passenger cars and SUV's. But our Florida friends are often curious about the preventive maintenance requirements. People may not know that diesel engines h... More

The Daily Grind (Grinding Noise)

January 16, 2022

If your vehicle makes a grinding sound when you turn the steering wheel, it's speaking to you. No, really, it is. So listen to what it's saying and you could avoid a much more costly repair down the road. A grinding sound coming from the front of your vehicle when you are turning can offer some... More

The Tuffy Fort Myers (Daniels Pkwy) Guide to Vehicle Diagnosis

January 9, 2022

Modern Fort Myers vehicles have several computers on board that control all kinds of things like engine functions, transmission shifts, traction control, anti-lock brakes, stability control, emissions and on some vehicles, even steering, braking and the throttle.Think about that for a minute th... More

Not a Good Vibe (Driveshaft Failure)

January 2, 2022

When you feel your vehicle vibrating as you're driving down the road, one cause could be something you may not have ever seen: your driveshaft. It is underneath the vehicle and most drivers don't climb under there to take a look very often. The driveshaft is a cylindrical part that helps conduc... More

Tuffy Fort Myers (Daniels Pkwy) Brake Service for Safe Stopping in Fort Myers

January 1, 2022

Let's talk about something critical for all Fort Myers drivers: your brakes. Your vehicle is heavy, and it takes a lot of muscle to bring it and your passengers to a safe stop so everything needs to be in good working order. Here's an explanation on how your disc brakes work: The wheel hub keeps... More