Why Is My Check Engine Light On?

September 24, 2023

The Check Engine Light strikes fear into the hearts of some Columbus drivers, and is totally ignored by just as many. Just what it means is a mystery to most people. Let's get the urgency issues out of the way first. If your Check Engine light is flashing, that means that something is wrong that... More

Super Slick at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus in Columbus: Synthetic Oil

September 17, 2023

When you get an oil change, it's always a safe bet to just use the type of oil the manufacturer recommends. But sometimes we're asked if we'd like conventional or synthetic motor oil. We glance at the price tags on the two options and choose the cheaper one. But in this case, the more expensive ... More

The Engine Gets a Boost (Turbocharged Engine Maintenance)

September 10, 2023

If someone told you that your vehicle could have the same power but with a smaller engine, wouldn't that sound like great idea? Just think, a smaller engine would save you money at the gas station and you'd still get the same horsepower. The technology to do just that has been around for a long t... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus Advice on Buying New Tires

September 3, 2023

Today's tires and wheels offer a lot of options for every Columbus driver's style, habits and driving conditions.Tires are designed for high-performance in winter or summer and even come in a long-wearing variety for all Ohio seasons.Columbus off-roaders should be excited about the options avail... More

Free Money (Almost) (Fuel Saving Tips)

August 27, 2023

You spend a lot of money on a vehicle, probably the most money you'll spend on anything except a house. But the spending doesn't stop after you've bought it. It goes into things like insurance, repairs and fuel. One good piece of news is that you can cut down the amount you spend on fuel if yo... More

Using Proper Fluids in Your vehicle

August 20, 2023

Today, Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus is writing about the proper fluids for your vehicle. It's become more complicated with changes in automotive design and manufacturing. It's not that people in Columbus are confused as much as they don't realize how much things have changed in recent year... More

Get Where You're Going with Power Steering Service in Columbus

August 13, 2023

Today we're going to talk about power steering service in Columbus. If you took an informal poll around Columbus you'd probably find that most vehicle owners have never heard of power steering service. That's not surprising. Even though power steering is standard on every vehicle, most people in ... More

I Can See Clearly (Wiper Blade Replacement)

August 6, 2023

Warm weather can bring severe storms, and when the rain is coming down hard, that's one time you really need to be able to see as clearly as possible out your windshield. Having wiper blades that are fit for the job are important to maintain that safe view. Maybe you live in a climate where you ... More

It's About Time: Following Service Intervals at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus

July 30, 2023

There are a lot of things in life that Columbus residents have to do on a regular basis. We wash dishes every day, do our laundry and mow our lawns every week, and pay the bills every month. We should go to our Columbus dentist twice a year and see our doctor for a check-up once a year. When we ... More

Round and Round (Wheel Balancing)

July 23, 2023

In a perfect world, all wheels and tires would be perfectly round and weigh exactly the same at every point of the wheel. Unfortunately, they're not, and if they're out of balance, they can reduce the lifespan of your tires, make your vehicle shake like a carnival ride, and maybe even damage a f... More