Car Care Tips

December 2018

The Harm in Skipping an Oil Change for Columbus Drivers

People in Columbus have been hearing a lot about higher oil change intervals these days. Maybe you're wondering: What are the key issues?Some new vehicle manufacturers are now recommending much higher oil change intervals than they have in the past. As much as 5,000 to 8,000 miles (8,000 ... Read More

Synthetic Oil for Columbus Autos

If you are a driver in Columbus and you aren't currently using synthetic motor oil in your vehicle, maybe now's the time to consider it. Need more information? Well, synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. Synthetic oil doesn't gel or gum-up like petroleum based oil ... Read More

All About Your TPMS in Columbus

Columbus drivers know that underinflated tires wear out more quickly. Underinflation is also a major cause of tire failure for Ohio auto owners. More flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances are all results of underinflated tires.It's hard for many Columbus drivers to tell whe... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus in Columbus

If you've ever heard a squealing sound under your vehicle hood, chances are it was your serpentine belt. More importantly, the belt powers the alternator. The alternator creates electricity that's used by your vehicle's electrical systems and also charges the battery. Without the alternat... Read More

Need a New Battery? Call Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus Today

Hello Columbus drivers! Need a new battery? There is a good chance that you do – 70% of batteries need to be replaced within four years. As your battery discharges and then recharges as you drive around Columbus, bits of the surface of the battery plates disintegrate. As this process cont... Read More

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