Fuel Injector Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus

March 29, 2020

In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your vehicle engine. Your engine control computer tells the fuel injector how much fuel to deliver as well as the precise time it should be delivered. Of course this happens thousands of times a minute in every single fuel-i... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus: Serpentine Belt Overview

March 22, 2020

The technicians at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus know your serpentine belt drives important engine accessories like your alternator, air conditioning compressor, and power steering. In some cars it may also power the power brakes or water pump. The serpentine belt is powered by the engine an... More

Upgrade Shocks for Better Handling in Columbus

March 15, 2020

Many Columbus drivers probably don't think of their shock absorbers as an important safety system; but that's just what shocks and struts are. They're all about ride control keeping your vehicle tires in contact with the road and managing body motion.Every time you hit a bump or pothole on a Co... More

Severe Service Requirements

March 8, 2020

A lot of Columbus drivers have asked whether or not they should use their severe service maintenance schedule, which is listed in their vehicle's owner's manual. It can be somewhat confusing, so we decided to consult an expert. Cricket Killingsworth is from QMI/Heartland, a manufacturer of aut... More

Power Steering Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus in Columbus

March 1, 2020

Many Columbus drivers have been hearing about technological advances in power steering, specifically electric power steering. Some very high-end cars have been featuring electric power steering. Power steering fluid has the necessary hydraulic properties and the ability to lubricate the internal... More