Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus: Brake Noise

January 1, 2021

Your brake pads are the important parts that rub against the rotor (or disc) to slow and stop your car when driving in Columbus. They eventually wear down.When your pads are worn too much, they wont stop your vehicle as well. When the friction material is worn away, metal parts of the pad are exp... More

A Sticky Brake Situation (Parking Brake Service and Maintenance)

November 15, 2020

We've all been there. You park your vehicle on a steeper than usual hill and worry about it rolling down while you're running your errands. So you decide you'll use the parking brake. When you get back, you release the parking brake, hit the ignition, put it in gear anduh, ohyou can feel the p... More

Bad Vibes

December 15, 2019

Your vehicle has a way of letting you know when something's wrong. Consider a vibrating steering wheel. It certainly didn't do that when it was new, so that shake is trying to tell you something. There are a few things that can cause your steering wheel to vibrate as you drive down the road. One... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus: Rotor Problems

November 17, 2019

The brake rotor, or disc, is attached to your wheel. The brake pads rub on the rotor to slow your car when you are driving in Columbus.Rotors can warp, crack or become misaligned. They can also be damaged by worn out brake pads that scratch grooves into the surface. These conditions result in les... More

What to Do After You Buy a Used Vehicle in Columbus

March 31, 2019

So you've bought a used vehicle in the Columbus area. Do you know what you're getting? It is hard to know what you're getting because people in the Columbus area sell vehicles for different reasons. Think about why you've sold vehicles. Did you just want something new or were there proble... More

Used Cars: Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus Advice on What to Do After You Buy

November 11, 2018

Used vehicles are certainly an economical choice for budget-conscious Columbus drivers. But how can we know we're getting a good used vehicle and not just inheriting someone else's problems?There are good used vehicles for sale in the Columbus area. Vehicles are sold when families upsize, when fa... More