Greeted by a Screech (Loud Noise when Starting Vehicle)

October 2, 2022

No one likes to be greeted in the morning by having someone screech at you. The same goes for a loud, high-pitched noise your vehicle greets you with every time you start the engine. If you're wondering if that's normal, no, it isn't. And it is worth getting checked out. The good news is that... More

Straight to the Point (Alignment Signs of Problems)

September 25, 2022

Its just common sense that your vehicle will drive better if all the wheels are lined up with each other and the road the way the engineers intended. When theyre not, that is called being out of alignment. Here are some signs that your alignment has problems. Your steering wheel isnt straight... More

Line Them Up: Wheel Alignment Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus

September 18, 2022

Hello Columbus! Let's talk about alignment. One of the most important parts of preventive maintenance for your vehicle is keeping the wheels in alignment. Poor alignment causes your tires to wear unevenly, which can significantly reduce their lifespan. This means you will have to replace them mo... More

Improve Fuel Economy with Proper Maintenance at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus in Columbus

September 11, 2022

With Columbus gas prices being what they are, many of us in Ohio are driving less and looking into purchasing smaller or more efficient vehicles. Columbus area residents who have to drive a lot, have large families or need four-wheel drive are particularly hard hit by the cost of fuel in Ohio. Bu... More

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