Stay Headed in the Right Direction, Columbus

September 4, 2022

Power steering is standard on nearly every vehicle in Columbus, Ohio, 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 Tire &... More

The Right Fluids for Your Vehicle

August 28, 2022

The current vehicles in the market have over a century of engineering behind them. They have evolved into complex and powerful machines. Developments in their engines, however, have coincided with advances in many other vehicle components, including the fluids.It's up to people in Columbus to al... More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus for Better Performance

August 21, 2022

Hi Columbus residents. Let's talk fuel injectors. A fuel injector is a valve that delivers fuel to a vehicle's engine. It has to deliver the precise amount of fuel to precisely the right place, precisely when the engine needs it. The fuel also has to be mixed with air before it can burn in the e... More

Columbus Tire Repair

August 14, 2022

Most Columbus residents have experienced a flat tire. You know it's inconvenient and a pain. Our tires are important. Keeping them in good working order isn't just a big safety issue for Columbus drivers it also has a financial impact. With high Ohio gas prices, we've all heard about the import... More

Regular Schedule or Severe Service Schedule at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus?

August 8, 2022

Today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus article focuses on severe service maintenance. Many Columbus drivers are not aware of them and yet there are also very vocal advocates in Ohio who think that severe service schedules apply to everyone. Somewhere between a complete lack of awareness and ... More

The New Blade in Town

July 31, 2022

If your windshield wipers are streaking and chattering when you turn them on in the rain or snow, it's time for a little "blade renewal." And when it comes to new wiper blades, there are some new designs that are worth a look. One of the latest is called the beam blade. It's different than conve... More

Gas Smell! (What Causes Gasoline Odors)

July 24, 2022

If you've ever walked into your garage and noticed it smelled like gasoline, pay attention. Gasoline can be dangerous, both from the health problems fumes can cause and the fire danger gasoline presents. There are many things that can cause a vehicle to give off a gasoline odor. One of the easi... More

Don't Be Shocked (Shock Absorbers)

July 17, 2022

If you've ever ridden down a rough road on your bicycle, you know how hard a ride it can be. Yet drive down the same road in your car, truck or SUV and it miraculously will smooth out the ride. That's because it is equipped with shock absorbers. They are built to dampen impacts from road irreg... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus Tire Safety: Washington vs. Lincoln

July 10, 2022

Welcome to the Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus automotive blog. Today, let's talk about the effect of tire wear. Let's focus on stopping in wet Columbus conditions. In order for a tire to have good contact with the road, it has to move the water out of the way. If it can't move the water, th... More

The Straight and Narrow: Power Steering Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus

July 3, 2022

Service to a vehicle's power steering system is part of preventive maintenance for Columbus auto owners. This system provides power to the steering wheel so you can turn it with ease. Without power steering, all of the power to turn your vehicle's wheels would have to come from you.The central ... More