Idle Talk about Engines (Causes of Rough Engine Idling)

November 28, 2021

When you slow down at stoplight, your vehicle's idle should be smooth as silk. But what happens when the engine is missing or idling roughly? That's your engine's way of telling you, "Hey, I've got something wrong with me and if you don't get someone to find out what it is, I may not start the n... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Cape Coral: When to Replace Your Wiper Blades

November 21, 2021

There are several important factors that go into how often Cape Coral drivers should replace their wiper blades. Of course, the more you use your wipers, the faster the blades will wear out especially if you use them on an icy windshield. Whether its a lot of bugs and road grime from Florida fre... More

Cape Coral Drivers: Is It Time to Replace Your PCV Valve?

November 14, 2021

The crankcase is the lower part of the engine where the crankshaft is housed and where the engine oil lives. The crankshaft is connected to the pistons that power the engine. When you are diving around Cape Coral, fuel is burned in your vehicle engine, it pushes the pistons down and the cranksh... More

The Key Won't Turn! (Ignition Problems)

November 7, 2021

You've just arrived at the store shopping and you're ready to head home. You put your key in the ignition and oh, no! The ignition won't turn! What do you do now? Don't panic. There are some things you can do to get going again. The first thing to do is see if you have a locking steering wheel... More