Car Care Tips

May 2020

Fall and Spring Inspection at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus

Good vehicle care for us Columbus residents has always meant taking our vehicles in every spring and fall for a check-up. Vehicles needed routine maintenance to prepare them for the changes in weather. Today's vehicles aren't quite as sensitive to seasonal changes. Older vehicles required differe... Read More

STRAIGHT TALK ABOUT STEERING (Loose Steering)

Perhaps you've heard someone use the term "loose steering." And it's pretty much what it sounds like. You turn the steering wheel and the vehicle's wheels don't seem to go exactly where you thought you were pointing them. You have to constantly make steering adjustments. Loose steering is slop... Read More

Battery Replacement at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus in Columbus

Hello, welcome to Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus. Today's focus is batteries. It seems like everything in Columbus runs on batteries. Of course, the batteries we're most concerned with here at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus are those in our customer's vehicles. Just like the batteries in... Read More

Should Columbus Soccer Moms Follow the Severe Service Schedule?

So you take your vehicle in for maintenance and the pro at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus tells you that you ought to change your oil more often. What? You followed the maintenance schedule but you take a second look at that severe service schedule and see some of the following:1. Most of y... Read More

Dashboard's a Funny Name (Instrumental Panel Warning Lights)

Every day you drive, you're sitting behind the dashboard. But how in the world did it get that name? Back in the days of the horse-drawn carriage, horses would kick up dirt and mud on the driver and passengers, "dashing" debris against the carriage. So those who built carriages began installing a... Read More

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