Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus: Making a Battery Last Longer

August 1, 2021

One thing all Columbus drivers can do to extend the life of their battery is to keep it clean. A greasy, dirty battery holds in damaging heat. Same goes for removing corrosion from the terminals. Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus can help maintain your battery.Allowing your battery to be deeply ... More

A Fluid Situation (Check Fluid Levels)

May 30, 2021

There's one fluid in your car you are always careful to keep at a certain level: the fuel. If you don't have fuel, you're not going anywhere. Your vehicle has other fluids which are vitally important to proper and safe operation, too. So, here's a "level" headed approach to those "other" fluids... More

Make Your Battery Last

April 18, 2021

Today's report from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus is on vehicle batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be very unusual if you hadn't. You may be surprised to learn that only 30 percent of... More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus Basic Guide To Synthetic Oil

April 4, 2021

Synthetic motor oil has been around for a long time, and more and more new vehicles are leaving factories with synthetic in their engines. But a lot of drivers don't really know much about it.Let's start with conventional oil the kind folks are used to. Conventional oil is made up of naturally o... More

Using Proper Fluids in Your vehicle

March 14, 2021

Today, Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus is writing about the proper fluids for your vehicle. It's become more complicated with changes in automotive design and manufacturing. It's not that people in Columbus are confused as much as they don't realize how much things have changed in recent year... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus Service Tip: Why Synthetic Oil Is Good For Your Vehicles

September 20, 2020

Hello Ohio! Today's vehicle care topic is: Synthetic Oil vs. Petroleum Based Oil. Synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. If you aren't currently using it, why not? Synthetic motor oil maximizes engine power and fuel economy. To see why, we'd need a microscope, so we'll have... More

Wired! (Battery Cable Service)

August 30, 2020

Colder weather brings out the worst in a vehicle's battery. On a very cold day, you may have experienced that your engine cranks slowly when starting. But while it may be the battery itself, it may also be the parts that transfer the power to other the other electrical components, the battery c... More

Super Slick at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus in Columbus: Synthetic Oil

July 12, 2020

When you get an oil change, it's always a safe bet to just use the type of oil the manufacturer recommends. But sometimes we're asked if we'd like conventional or synthetic motor oil. We glance at the price tags on the two options and choose the cheaper one. But in this case, the more expensive ... More

Battery Replacement at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus in Columbus

May 17, 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... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus Guide to Using the Correct Fluids in Your Vehicle

February 23, 2020

Today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus post focuses on using coolant. If you pour in the wrong kind, it won't protect the cooling system and may even void the warranty. Check your vehicle owner's manual. Of course, your Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus service advisor will know the proper... More