Steering You Right (Power Steering Signs of Problems)

January 28, 2024

Nearly every modern vehicle on the road today has power steering, a wonderful invention that makes steering take far less effort than it did in the "good old days." Today, we take our steering for granted: until something goes wrong, that is. Most power steering these days is rack-and-pinion, th... More

Defensive Driving in Columbus, Ohio

July 2, 2023

There was a man in the Columbus area who learned that most car accidents occur within a mile of home so he moved. (Just kidding!)When we think of defensive driving, we often focus on our local Ohio highway situations. The fact of the matter is we need to be just as careful close to home in Col... More

Steer Me Right! (Failing Power Steering Hose)

May 16, 2021

Most drivers love how easy it is to turn their vehicles, and they have power steering to thank. Engineers have figured out a way to take some of your engine's power to help you turn. Without it, steering can be quite a chore. New power systems are electric, but there are still plenty of the old... More

STRAIGHT TALK ABOUT STEERING (Loose Steering)

May 24, 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... More

Steer Right in Columbus

June 16, 2019

Virtually all vehicles come with power steering, so many Columbus drivers have never driven a car or truck without it. Power steering assists you when you turn your vehicle steering wheel. Without it, it would be very hard to steer. Now this power assist comes in a couple of forms. In recent yea... More

The Straight and Narrow: Power Steering Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus

September 16, 2018

Service to a vehicle's power steering system is part of preventive maintenance for Columbus auto owners. This system provides power to the steering wheel so you can turn it with ease. Without power steering, all of the power to turn your vehicle's wheels would have to come from you.The central ... More

Right or Left? Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus Power Steering Service

July 25, 2018

Have you ever driven a vehicle without power steering? If you have, then you probably appreciate how much easier it is to drive today's modern vehicles. Before power steering, all of the force to turn a vehicle had to come from the driver's arms. That's why old cars had such large steering wheels... More