Car Care Tips

November 2019

Maintaining Your Diesel in Columbus

Diesel engines have been used extensively in Europe and Asia for many years. They haven't been as common in the Columbus area because of the high sulfur content in our diesel fuel. But the government is now mandating lower sulfur con... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus: Rotor Problems

The brake rotor, or disc, is attached to your wheel. The brake pads rub on the rotor to slow your car when you are driving in Columbus.Rotors can warp, crack or become misaligned. They can also be damaged by worn out brake pads that scratch grooves into the surface. These conditions result in les... Read More

No Fueling! (Fuel Filler Location)

If you've ever gotten in an unfamiliar vehicle, maybe a rental car, you may have pulled up to the gas pump and wondered, "Which side is the fuel filler on?" Here's a tip for you. There is usually a little arrow on the instrument panel near the fuel gauge that points to the side where the fuel fi... Read More

Water Pump

Your cooling system is very important. It circulates coolant through the radiator and your engine to protect your vehicle from overheating. There are five main components to the cooling system:the radiatorthe radiator capthe hose... Read More

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