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...
Posted in Maintenance
on May 31, 2020
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...
Posted in Steering
on May 24, 2020
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...
Posted in Fluids
on May 17, 2020
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...
Posted in Service Intervals
on May 10, 2020
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...
Posted in Transmission
on May 03, 2020