Will Proper Auto Maintenance at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus Really Save Gas?

October 17, 2021

Have you ever thought about all the little things we do to keep our lives running smoothly - like vacuuming? It makes a room feel fresher and more comfortable. We may not consider that we're also prolonging the life of the carpet by keeping it clean. But Columbus drivers don't always extend those... More

What Columbus Customers like About Us at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus

October 10, 2021

A big part of the service we provide at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus for our Columbus customers is education. We want you to feel confident with your service decisions. And we're always open to questions from our valued Columbus area customers. Even though we try to be proactive in our Tuff... More

Finding Vehicle Recall Information in Columbus, Ohio

October 3, 2021

No matter how well they're made, vehicles in Columbus, Ohio, will have design or manufacturing problems. And when the government thinks a problem is really serious for people in Columbus, Ohio, they require the manufacturer to issue a recall notice and fix the vehicle free of charge. The manufac... More

Selecting New Tires and Wheels

September 26, 2021

Some of us Columbus drivers just love tires. All those little rubber hairs on new tires and the smell is wonderful. We live in a great time for tires. No matter how you drive around Ohio, where you want to go or the look you're after; there is a tire for you.The same is true about wheels. The har... More

Engine Hydration for Columbus Drivers: Role of Your Water Pump

September 19, 2021

The cooling system in an engine has five components: the radiator, the radiator cap, the hoses, the thermostat and the water pump. The water is literally the heart of the system. Just as your own heart keeps your blood circulating through your body, the water pump keeps coolant circulating throug... More

What's in a Number? (What Tire Numbers Mean)

September 12, 2021

You've probably never paid much attention to the writing on the sides of your tires, but they contain a wealth of information. There's a long combination of letters and numbers that can tell you a whole lot about what tires your vehicle was designed to be riding on. Let's check out this example... More

Power Failure (Broken Power Seat)

September 5, 2021

Know anyone who doesn't love a power seat in an SUV, a car, truck or van? They're convenient and precise in their adjustments. But when they break, oh, what a pain. Not only is it inconvenient, it may leave your seat position too close to the steering wheel or too far from the pedals. This is ... More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus Basic Guide To Synthetic Oil

August 29, 2021

Synthetic motor oil has been around for a long time, and more and more new vehicles are leaving factories with synthetic in their engines. But a lot of drivers don't really know much about it.Let's start with conventional oil the kind folks are used to. Conventional oil is made up of naturally o... More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus Guide to Saving Fuel: Beware of Myths

August 22, 2021

There's a lot of auto advice in Ohio right now on how to save money on gas. Some of it is good advice. Some of it isn't. Some of it is myth. And it may well be a scam. Plain and simple. When someone offers you a product designed to save money on gas, ask yourself, Does this sound too good to be t... More

What to Do in Case of an Accident in Columbus

August 15, 2021

Screeching tires, crunching metal it's an accident! If you've ever been in a car accident in Columbus, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what Columbus drivers should do in case of an accident:When an accident occurs,... More