What Is That? Check Engine Light Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus

October 10, 2021

Okay. You went to your local Columbus car wash, and while your vehicle was under the dryer, the Check Engine light started flashing. Panic! What did you just do? Something is seriously wrong with the vehicle! You head for the nearest Columbus service center, but on the way, the Check Engine ligh... More

How to Radiate Cool (Radiator Care)

October 3, 2021

There's nothing that radiates cool like a vehicle radiator that's helping to keep your engine running at the proper temperature. You don't have to baby it, but you can't simply ignore it, either. Let's take a quick dive under the hood to let you know what the radiator is doing. It takes the he... More

Tracking True in Ohio: Wheel Alignment in Columbus

September 26, 2021

The biggest issue for Columbus area drivers is always safety. When your vehicle wheels are out of alignment, the vehicle will pull to one side, which could lead to an accident. When you're vehicle is out of alignment, you should have it taken care of right away at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Colum... More

Questions to Ask Your Columbus Service Advisor

September 19, 2021

We find that a lot of Columbus drivers are a little tentative when they talk with their automotive advisors. They want to ask questions but don't want to be embarrassed or seem pushy. Vehicles are very complicated and there's more to know about them than most of us have the time to learn. Maybe i... More

A Bright Idea

September 12, 2021

You've probably noticed how much easier it is to see when you're driving in the daytime as opposed to at night. It's one of the main reasons about half of all fatal vehicle accidents happen when it's dark. That's why it's important that your vehicle's headlights are in top condition and working t... More

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Wheel Bearings

September 5, 2021

Why are wheel bearings for Columbus vehicles important? It's simple: your wheel bearings keep the wheels on your vehicle. In today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus post, we'll discuss more about wheel bearings and how you can make sure they can do their very job while you drive around Columbu... More

Budget for Maintenance in Columbus

August 29, 2021

Sometimes busy Columbus residents dream about going back to the simpler days of our grandparents. But if you could travel back in time and take a road trip around Ohio in a Model T, you might change your mind. The improved designs and quality of today's automobiles have significantly reduced the ... More

Why a Trip Inspection Is a Good Idea

August 22, 2021

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 important to know that the vehicle is up to the task and won't leav... More

The Best Test

August 15, 2021

Would you buy a jacket without even trying it on? Probably not, but it might surprise you that one study shows about half the people buy a vehicle after a short test drive around the block or none at all. If you're in the market for another vehicle, make sure you check out the most important thi... More

Looking Down the Road - Headlamps

August 8, 2021

If you've ever been driving around Columbus and had a headlamp go out, you've probably just wanted to replace the bad bulb. If your car uses halogen headlamps, they dim over time. So if you just put in one, they won't have the same brightness, which can be distracting and will affect your field o... More