Just like your skin can burn from too much sun, so can the paint on your vehicle. It can turn dull, oxidize and fade the more ultraviolet rays beat down on it. One solution is to park in a shady spot, or you can buy a cover for your vehicle and put it on when you know it's going to be sitting in...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on October 13, 2019
Hello Columbus . Have you ever had your Check Engine light come on? Did you panic? Or just scowl and ignore it? What should you do? Pull to the side of the road and call a tow truck? Or just keep driving? What does ...
Posted in Transmission
on October 06, 2019
Taking care of our tires is part of vehicle care for Columbus drivers. We know they have to be replaced when they wear out, but tires also require some preventive maintenance. This maintenance will improve and exten...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on September 29, 2019
Here is a questions for Columbus drivers: What is a cabin air filter?Is it:
A filter for a house in the middle of the woods?
A fresh, piney scent?
A filter for the passenger compartment of your car?
Clever you, it...
Posted in Suspension
on September 22, 2019
Today in our Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life with recommended intervals: What about six...
Posted in Service Intervals
on September 15, 2019
Many Columbus drivers have been hearing about technological advances in power steering, specifically electric power steering. Some very high-end cars have been featuring electric power steering. Power steering fluid...
Posted in Automotive News
on September 08, 2019
We live in such a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away. New stuff comes out so fast, we just toss the old and move on. In the old days, Ohio folks were real sticklers about taking care of the...
Posted in Maintenance
on September 01, 2019
If you're like most people and drive a gasoline-powered vehicle, you need to be up to speed on its fuel-related components. They're pretty basic: the fuel, the fuel filter and the fuel pump.
The fuel's the easy part. You probably gas up your vehicle yourself and, if you're like most drivers, pr...
Posted in Fuel Economy
on August 25, 2019
Whenever they hear the term "exhaust service," most Columbus residents think about exhaust pipes and mufflers. Well, actually, exhaust service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus is a lot more comprehensive the...
Posted in Exhaust
on August 18, 2019
The cooling system keeps Ohio vehicle's engines from overheating while they are driving around Columbus. Its job is to move heat away from the engine. Let's talk about the various components of the system and how the...
Posted in Cooling System
on August 11, 2019