Stay Headed in the Right Direction, Naples

March 19, 2023

Power steering is standard on nearly every vehicle in Naples, Florida, these days. Now there are some exotic, new types of power steering systems, but for the most part, the general setup is a pump that's driven by a belt powered by the engine. Contact the automotive professionals at Tuffy Naple... More

Battery Replacement at Tuffy Naples in Naples

March 12, 2023

Hello, welcome to Tuffy Naples. Today's focus is batteries. It seems like everything in Naples runs on batteries. Of course, the batteries we're most concerned with here at Tuffy Naples are those in our customer's vehicles. Just like the batteries in our smoke detectors or TV remote, they wear ... More

Thoughtful Gifts for the Winter Driver

March 5, 2023

You may be one of those romantics who don't like giving (or getting) practical gifts for special occasions. Just wait until one of those gifts helps you out of a big predicament in cold weather, and you realize that practical gifts can be life savers. Here are a few things you may give the cold-... More

Timing Belt Service to Save Big Bucks in Naples

February 26, 2023

Your engine is like a finely choreographed dance. All the parts have to work together. If the timing is off at the ballet, dancers crash into each other and fall down. It the timing is off in your engine, it may not run at all. One of the most intricate dances in your engine has to do with the c... More

Servicing High Mileage Vehicles at Tuffy Naples

February 19, 2023

The price of gas and the uncertain economy are both causing Florida residents to review their finances. More and more Naples drivers are opting to keep their vehicles longer and put off purchasing a newer car. It is estimated that two-thirds of the vehicles on the roads of North America today ha... More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Naples in Naples

February 12, 2023

If you've ever heard a squealing sound under your vehicle hood, chances are it was your serpentine belt. More importantly, the belt powers the alternator. The alternator creates electricity that's used by your vehicle's electrical systems and also charges the battery. Without the alternator, the... More

Water Pump

February 5, 2023

Your cooling system is very important. It circulates coolant through the radiator and your engine to protect your vehicle from overheating. There are five main components to the cooling system: the radiator the radiator cap the hoses the thermostat the water pump The water pump's like the hear... More

Bad Vibrations (Brake Rotor Replacement)

January 29, 2023

If youve ever stepped on your brake pedal and felt your vehicle vibrate, thats a signal that you shouldnt ignore. A pulsating brake pedal is a sign that something is wrong. Braking action should be smooth, sure, and quiet, not shaky and noisy. Most newer vehicles have disc brakes, called that b... More

Is Your Naples Driving Severe?

January 22, 2023

People near Naples, Florida, often ask Tuffy Naples how often they should have a particular service done. It's a great thing to ask. You can look at your owner's manual or have your Naples, Florida, service advisor at Tuffy Naples look up your vehicle in a service database. What you find is often... More

Restore Your Get-Up-and-Go (Fuel and Air Induction Cleaning)

January 15, 2023

You may have heard the old saying, "My get-up-and-go got up and went." If your vehicle's engine's fuel economy is noticeably worse, your engine is idling roughly or stalling or your vehicle's acceleration isn't what it used to be, ask your service advisor if you might need your vehicle's fuel and... More