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For 4x4s (Maintenance of 4x4 Vehicles)

Some people love 4x4 vehicles, the true 4-wheel drive works of engineering like Jeeps and 4x4 pickups that allow you to seemingly go anywhere on the planet. You can climb up a 40-degree rock trail with some planning and skill (always careful to protect the environment, of course), or you can get ... Read More

Drive Train Service in Columbus at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus

The drive train in your vehicle includes all the components that transfer power from the transmission to the wheels. Those components differ depending on what type of vehicle you drive, namely, front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, al... Read More

Drive Train - What You Need to Know in Columbus

One Columbus automotive service issue that doesn't get much attention is driveline service. Drivelines don't get talked about very much around Columbus, but they're very important. First let's define what the driveline is:Taking a small step back, the power plant is comprised of the engine... Read More

Protecting Your Vehicle from Theft in Columbus, Ohio

Every car in Columbus, Ohio, is at risk for theft. So it's up to us to make our cars a less appealing target and more of a challenge – hopefully sending potential thieves to look elsewhere.The National Insurance Crime Bureau recommends a layered approach to protecting vehicles:Common sen... Read More

Considering an Alternative Fuel Vehicle in Columbus?

There is a clear and vocal demand in Columbus and nationally for a reduction in air pollution and our dependence on fossil fuels. This is what is driving the Ohio market for alternative fuel vehicles. There are a number of these vehicles on Columbus area roads today, and many more being d... Read More

What to Do in Case of an Accident in Columbus

Screeching tires, crunching metal – it's an accident! If you've ever been in a car accident in Columbus, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what Columbus drivers should do in case of an accident:When an accident... Read More

Can Car Scent Keep You Safe on Ohio Roads?

Here's a travel tip that'll I'll bet you didn't know, and it might keep you safer...The average American commuter in Ohio spends two and a half hours daily in their vehicle.The government says 100,000 auto accidents yearly are caused by drivers who fall asleep at the wheel. (Aggressive driving is... Read More

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