Car Care Tips

January 2020

Maintenance for High Mileage Vehicles in Columbus, Ohio

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... Read More

H20 No! (Driving Through Standing Water)

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... Read More

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

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 ... Read More

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

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... Read More

Transmission Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus in Columbus

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... Read More

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