Car Care Tips

Fresh Air Inside Your Car in Columbus

Air quality has certainly become a hot issue in our modern world. We install air filters on our ventilation systems and in our vacuum cleaners. There's a filter that cleans the air going into our vehicle's engine so why not one for the air in the passenger compartment?Foreign and domestic vehic... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus in Columbus

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... Read More

The Maintenance Free Myth

Sometimes we hear people in Columbus 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 comple... Read More

Check Your Shocks and Struts at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus

Today we're talking to Columbus drivers about shocks and struts. They're so easy for Ohio folks to forget about because they last so long and wear out so slowly. But your shocks are really responsible for keeping your tires on the r... Read More

Air Conditioning Service in Columbus

Hey Columbus! Let's talk about one of our Ohio summertime must-haves: your car A/C. It's real easy for Columbus drivers to take their car's air conditioner for granted. Just push the right buttons and out comes cool, dry, clean air. B... Read More

Why a Trip Inspection Is a Good Idea

At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus we get a lot of Columbus drivers asking about vehicle trip preparation. That's a big deal. You could be driving through mountains and deserts in some pretty lonely areas around Ohio, so it's impo... Read More

How Do You Save Gas in Columbus, Ohio?

No one in Columbus, Ohio, likes to spend a chunk of change at the gas pump. Rising Ohio fuel prices, however, have spurred Columbus drivers to focus on how to improve their fuel economy. North Americans literally drive billions of mil... Read More

When "Oh, no!" Turns Into, "All right!"

Things we don't expect happen to our vehicles. And let's face, no one really wants to spend money on an unexpected repair. But if you are putting off going to your vehicle repair facility because you're dreading bad news, you might just be putting off some good news.There was one minivan driver ... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus: A Broken or Damaged Timing Belt

The timing belt rotates the cam shafts which open and close the valves that allow air, fuel, and exhaust to flow through the engine as it powers your car when you drive around Columbus.An old timing belt can lose a tooth in the belt allowing it to slip. The engine could stop or misfire. Timing be... Read More

Cooling System Components

Today we want to talk about a system in our vehicles the cooling system. It's one of those things that Columbus auto owners don't give much thought to until it fails and then they're stranded by the side of a road in Ohio.Cooling sy... Read More

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