Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus Maintenance Tips: The Belt Goes On

January 31, 2021

All Columbus service advisors know that without the alternator, the battery will go dead in a few miles. The serpentine belt may also run the pumps for both the power steering and power brakes. And on many vehicles, the serpentine belt powers the water pump. The water pump circulates coolant th... More

Are Modern Vehicles Maintenance Free?

January 24, 2021

In our auto video today we'll be talking with Alan Peterson about myths surrounding automotive maintenance. You can lump these myths into the statement that "modern vehicles are so reliable, they are virtually maintenance free."Any good myth has some elements of truth. No offense to Columbus Big... More

Keep Your Tires Well Rounded in Columbus: Tire Rotation and Wheel Balancing at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus

January 17, 2021

Taking care of our tires is part of vehicle care for Columbus drivers. We know they have to be replaced when they wear out, but tires also require some preventive maintenance. This maintenance will improve and extend the life of the tires, so it's well worth the effort and expense for Columbus d... More

Combustion Choreography: Timing Belt Replacement at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus in Columbus

January 10, 2021

Have you ever seen a ballet performance? Have you wondered how all of those dancers manage to travel all over the stage jumping and twirling and never crash into each other? That's the job of a choreographer.Our auto engines are also highly choreographed. Pistons travel up and down inside cylinde... More

Differential Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus

January 3, 2021

Here at AutoNetTV, we have national viewers, like your neighbors in Columbus, who write to us with questions or feedback. One common question we're asked is: "What is a differential and what does it do?" You may have been told by your Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus service advisor that your ... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus: Brake Noise

January 1, 2021

Your brake pads are the important parts that rub against the rotor (or disc) to slow and stop your car when driving in Columbus. They eventually wear down.When your pads are worn too much, they wont stop your vehicle as well. When the friction material is worn away, metal parts of the pad are exp... More