Let Tuffy Naples Help You Extend the Life of Your Car

February 11, 2024

If you haven't shopped in the Naples area for a new vehicle recently, you're likely to experience some sticker shock. It seems everything is costing more these days. And when you consider the price of auto financing in Naples, and insurance, the idea of hanging on to your old vehicle for a few mo... More

A Clean Sweep (Fuel Injector Cleaning)

February 4, 2024

Your vehicle gets its power from burning fuel, usually gasoline, and it counts on something called fuel injectors to send gas to the engine in a spray that is easy to ignite. Its a precise operation, and when its working well, you have plenty of power and an efficient engine. But after time, con... More

Conventional or Synthetic? (Switching to Synthetic Oil)

January 28, 2024

If you keep up on technology trends, then you may be intrigued about synthetic motor oil. It was introduced in the 1960s when Mobil came up with it. Mobil's oil was different from conventional motor oil because it was first broken down to its basic molecules. Then, Mobil removed additional imp... More

If You Drive Like a Maniac (Aggressive Driving is Bad for a Vehicle)

January 21, 2024

When someone mentions driving like a maniac, they're not talking about you, surely? Besides the safety issues of aggressive driving, you should know that your vehicle will last a lot longer if you'll just mellow out a little. Here are four traits good drivers follow if they want their vehicles t... More

Tracking True in Naples: Wheel Alignment

January 14, 2024

At Tuffy Naples, we occasionally see severe tire damage that could have been prevented with proper wheel alignment. During a Tuffy Naples alignment service, your vehicle is put on an alignment rack where the tires, steering and suspension parts are inspected for problems. Then the alignment is c... More

The Maintenance Free Myth

January 7, 2024

Sometimes we hear people in Naples say, "What's up with all this maintenance stuff? Modern cars just don't break down." While it is true that today's vehicles are extremely reliable, they are also becoming increasingly complicated and use more exotic materials than ever before. All that complexi... More

The Harm in Skipping an Oil Change for Naples Drivers

January 1, 2024

People in Naples have been hearing a lot about higher oil change intervals these days. Maybe you're wondering: What are the key issues?Some new vehicle manufacturers are now recommending much higher oil change intervals than they have in the past. As much as 5,000 to 8,000 miles (8,000 km to 13,... More

Protecting Your Vehicle from Theft in Naples, Florida

December 31, 2023

Every car in Naples, Florida, is at risk for theft. So it's up to us to make our cars a less appealing target and more of a challenge hopefully sending potential thieves to look elsewhere.The National Insurance Crime Bureau recommends a layered approach to protecting vehicles: Common sense Visi... More

Full of Hot Air (Air Conditioning)

December 24, 2023

In warm weather, you want to be in a cool vehicle. When we're talking cool, we don't mean stylish or trendy, but cool as in not sweltering inside. And if your vehicle's air conditioner stops working correctly, it seems to always break at the worst timeduring a heat wave. Automotive air conditio... More

What Is That? Check Engine Light Service at Tuffy Naples

December 17, 2023

Okay. You went to your local Naples car wash, and while your vehicle was under the dryer, the Check Engine light started flashing. Panic! What did you just do? Something is seriously wrong with the vehicle! You head for the nearest Naples service center, but on the way, the Check Engine light st... More