Technician Training at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus

August 28, 2022

Your vehicle is important to you, and keeping it running properly is important to your lifestyle. That's why you're smart enough to have it serviced regularly at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus in Columbus. And even though it may just be routine maintenance, you want it done right by automoti... More

The Importance of Columbus Drivers Following Service Intervals

August 21, 2022

Today in our Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life in Columbus with recommended intervals: Let's start with twice yearly dental check-ups and regular physical exams. How about la... More

Maintenance on My Mind

July 31, 2022

Ask any Columbus man or woman if they've taken their vehicle in for preventive maintenance lately, and the answer may well be no. Surveys indicate that over 80% of vehicles on the road today are in need of some kind of repair or maintenance. Now, ask that same person why he hasn't taken his car i... More

Change Your Engine Air Filter at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus

March 25, 2022

Many Columbus car owners have probably wondered: "What's the harm in putting off replacing an engine air filter? The answer is that not replacing it could cause your Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor to fail. This expensive sensor is situated between your engine air filter and your engine. Dirty air fi... More

Which Item Is Most Stolen from Vehicles in Columbus?

December 26, 2021

Which item is most often stolen from vehicles in Columbus?Is it: Stereo Wheels Air Bag DVD System Well, if you said stereo you used to be right. But airbags have now surpassed stereos as the biggest target for theft in Ohio approximately 50,000 a year are stolen across the country. New airb... More

The Maintenance Free Myth

October 24, 2021

Sometimes we hear people in Columbus say, "What's up with all this maintenance stuff? Modern cars just don't break down." While it is true that today's vehicles are extremely reliable, they are also becoming increasingly complicated and use more exotic materials than ever before. All that comple... More

Budget for Maintenance in Columbus

August 29, 2021

Sometimes busy Columbus residents dream about going back to the simpler days of our grandparents. But if you could travel back in time and take a road trip around Ohio in a Model T, you might change your mind. The improved designs and quality of today's automobiles have significantly reduced the ... More

Why a Trip Inspection Is a Good Idea

August 22, 2021

At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus we get a lot of Columbus drivers asking about vehicle trip preparation. That's a big deal. You could be driving through mountains and deserts in some pretty lonely areas around Ohio, so it's important to know that the vehicle is up to the task and won't leav... More

Looking Down the Road - Headlamps

August 8, 2021

If you've ever been driving around Columbus and had a headlamp go out, you've probably just wanted to replace the bad bulb. If your car uses halogen headlamps, they dim over time. So if you just put in one, they won't have the same brightness, which can be distracting and will affect your field o... More

Economics of Maintenance for Columbus Auto Owners

February 21, 2021

Buying a new car in Columbus is always a big financial decision. The allure of that new car smell is powerful, to be sure. But what if your current car is still in good shape? How do you decide?People in Columbus who've been used to driving a new car every three to five years may be having secon... More