Make Your Battery Last

April 7, 2024

Today's report from Tuffy Fort Myers (Daniels Pkwy) is on vehicle batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be very unusual if you hadn't. You may be surprised to learn that only 30 percent of Fo... More

Feeling Powerless (Why Is My Battery Light On?)

February 18, 2024

When one of your vehicles warning lights comes on, the first thing that comes to mind is, Oh, no, whats wrong now? When its the battery light, it means theres something wrong with your vehicles battery or charging system. And because both are important for your vehicle to work properly, its a go... More

Tuffy Fort Myers (Daniels Pkwy) Advice on What to Pour into Your Vehicle

February 11, 2024

Changes in vehicle design and manufacture have resulted in changed fluid requirements for our vehicles. With the sophistication of engines, transmissions, differentials, etc., it's best for Fort Myers residents to always use the proper type of fluid for their vehicle. Using incorrect fluids can ... More

The Right Fluids for Your Vehicle

October 1, 2023

The current vehicles in the market have over a century of engineering behind them. They have evolved into complex and powerful machines. Developments in their engines, however, have coincided with advances in many other vehicle components, including the fluids.It's up to people in Fort Myers to ... More

Battery Basics for Fort Myers

June 18, 2023

It's important for Fort Myers drivers to know battery basics. First, let's talk about which is harder on a battery hot or cold Florida weather. Most Fort Myers area drivers think it's cold weather because that's when we call on our batteries to have enough power to start a cold vehicle engine. ... More

A Stitch in Time at Tuffy Fort Myers (Daniels Pkwy)

October 9, 2022

You probably have heard that expression, "A stitch in time saves nine." In other words, if you fix an issue at its early stages, it will prevent a much more difficult problem later. That's certainly the case with your vehicle, and here's a true story to demonstrate it. A driver noticed his vehicl... More

A Clean Start (Battery Cleaning)

September 11, 2022

You may be fanatical about keeping the outside of your vehicle clean. But what about what's under the hood? Have you ever thought about how dirt and grime may be affecting your engine's components? One of the most important parts under your hood to keep clean is your vehicle's battery. With a d... More

The Cable Guy (Battery Cables and Maintenance)

August 7, 2022

If you've ever noticed your vehicle's lights are dim or not working at all, the problem could be many things. But one possibility is your battery cables aren't doing their job. A power outage in your vehicle is similar to one in your house and needs to be repaired to get things back to normal. ... More

Super Slick at Tuffy Fort Myers (Daniels Pkwy) in Fort Myers: Synthetic Oil

September 5, 2021

When you get an oil change, it's always a safe bet to just use the type of oil the manufacturer recommends. But sometimes we're asked if we'd like conventional or synthetic motor oil. We glance at the price tags on the two options and choose the cheaper one. But in this case, the more expensive ... More