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

February 16, 2020

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

I Can See Clearly Now: Wiper Blade Replacement in Columbus

February 9, 2020

About 90% of our driving decisions in the Columbus area are based solely on what we see. So having a good pair of windshield wipers is extremely important.Most Columbus drivers have experienced the frustration and fear of not being able to see clearly during a storm, or when our vehicle windshiel... More

Tire Maintenance in Columbus

February 2, 2020

With the recent focus in the Columbus area on improving fuel economy, we've been told how important it is to maintain our tire pressure.Columbus drivers know that tires wear out, but we want to make them last as long as possible beca... More

Maintenance for High Mileage Vehicles in Columbus, Ohio

January 26, 2020

The median age for cars in the Columbus, Ohio area was over nine years. And two-thirds had over 75,000 miles. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus we hear reports that those numbers continue to rise. If you have a high-mileage vehicl... More

H20 No! (Driving Through Standing Water)

January 19, 2020

In a year marked by unusually heavy flooding in North America, drivers are very aware of the possibility they may find themselves driving where water has come over the road. It can be a daunting and frightening situation. Flooding waters can move quickly and unpredictably, so you have to keep y... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus: When to Replace Your Wiper Blades

January 12, 2020

There are several important factors that go into how often Columbus drivers should replace their wiper blades. Of course, the more you use your wipers, the faster the blades will wear out especially if you use them on an icy windshield. Whether its a lot of bugs and road grime from Ohio freeway ... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus: A Broken or Damaged Timing Belt

January 5, 2020

The timing belt rotates the cam shafts which open and close the valves that allow air, fuel, and exhaust to flow through the engine as it powers your car when you drive around Columbus.An old timing belt can lose a tooth in the belt allowing it to slip. The engine could stop or misfire. Timing be... More

Transmission Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus in Columbus

January 1, 2020

Let's talk about transmission service. It can be easy for Columbus drivers to forget about getting their transmission serviced because it doesn't need it very often. It's easier for people in Ohio to remember to change the engine oil - you know, every 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But proper t... More

Suspension Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus in Columbus

December 29, 2019

During an inspection at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus in Columbus, your friendly and knowledgeable automotive service technician will check for worn, broken or missing parts. Here's a quick rundown of suspension system component... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus: Alignment Inspection

December 22, 2019

Uneven tire wear, the car pulling to one side or a steering wheel that is off-center are signs for Columbus drivers that their wheels may be out of alignment.When doing an alignment inspection, the service advisor at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus will inspect your tires for uneven wear as we... More