Keys to a Long Lasting Vehicle

January 29, 2023

We live in a disposable society. Everything from elaborate packaging to our clothing. Even cell phones are disposable. When replacement is cheaper than repair, the term "built to last" goes by the wayside. An exception is our vehicles. They're still a very big investment and Fort Myers drivers wa... More

Tuffy Fort Myers (Daniels Pkwy) Maintenance Tips: The Belt Goes On

November 6, 2022

All Fort Myers 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

The Easy Way to Save Cash in Fort Myers

October 2, 2022

The hottest Florida news story may be different every day, but there's one topic that seems to come up over and over again the price of gas in Fort Myers. If you feel like most of your paycheck goes into your gas tank, this post is for you. Here are several basic things people in Fort Myers can... More

Synthetic Oil for Fort Myers Autos

July 10, 2022

If you are a driver in Fort Myers and you aren't currently using synthetic motor oil in your vehicle, maybe now's the time to consider it. Need more information? Well, synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. Synthetic oil doesn't gel or gum-up like petroleum based oil and i... More

Economics of Maintenance for Fort Myers Auto Owners

June 19, 2022

Buying a new car in Fort Myers is always a big financial decision. The allure of that new car smell is powerful, to be sure. But what if your current car is still in good shape? How do you decide?People in Fort Myers who've been used to driving a new car every three to five years may be having s... More

Hold the Oil! (Oil Pan Gasket Replacement)

February 13, 2022

You've likely heard how important oil is to your vehicle's engine. Did you know that there's one part that's responsible for holding that oil so you can use it every day? It's called the oil pan, and it sits at the bottom of the engine. The oil pan is a vital, though simple, part of your engine's... More

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

Keeping Your Car Young in Fort Myers

October 24, 2021

As Fort Myers consumers, we live in a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away.New stuff comes out so fast in Florida, and much of it is fairly cheap, so we just toss the old and move on. It seems like when we were kids our parents were real sticklers about taking care of our ... More

Tuffy Fort Myers (Daniels Pkwy): Why Replace Your Engine Air Filter?

October 10, 2021

Just as our bodies need clean air to function properly, your vehicle engine needs clean air to operate efficiently. Let's go egghead for a minute. For every gallon of gas we burn driving on Fort Myers streets, 20 pounds of carbon dioxide comes out the tailpipe. Question: how can a gallon of gas ... More

Fort Myers Drivers Severe Service Maintenance Schedules

August 22, 2021

Since driving requirements and lifestyles differ among Fort Myers drivers, your vehicle manufacturer publishes two auto maintenance schedules: the regular schedule and the severe service schedule. Which schedule should Fort Myers drivers follow? Here are some questions to ask yourself:Are most of... More