Maintaining Your Diesel in Columbus

November 24, 2019

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... More

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

November 17, 2019

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... More

No Fueling! (Fuel Filler Location)

November 10, 2019

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... More

Water Pump

November 3, 2019

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 radiator the radiator cap the hose... More