Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Westerville in Westerville

February 18, 2024

Don't you hate it when you hear that squeal from under the hood when you're zipping down a busy Westerville road? It usually means there is a problem with the serpentine belt. The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine accessories. It runs the alternator - which charges the battery; the water pum... More

When You Hear the Crash in Westerville: What to Do After an Accident

February 11, 2024

Motorists in North America drive about 3 trillion miles/4.8 trillion kilometers every year. There are over 250+ million licensed drivers, and approximately 6.2 million accidents happen every year. Unfortunately, if we're going to drive vehicles, there are going to be accidents. Knowing what to do... More

Prepare Your Windshield for Winter (Wiper Blades and Fluid for Freezing Temperatures)

February 4, 2024

Winter and freezing temperatures present challenges for different parts of your vehicles. For example, winter tires give you better traction on snow. But some parts of your vehicle that may need special attention for winter are your windshield wipers. You may have found yourself in the middle o... More

Move it or Lose It (Dormant Vehicles)

January 29, 2024

When it comes to your vehicle, driving it too much can cause some issues. But what about not driving a vehicle enough? That has consequences as well. Here are a few things that can happen if a vehicle isn't driven enough. When the engine doesn't operate, the oil isn't lubricating. That means so... More

By the Numbers: Tire Replacement at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Westerville in Westerville

January 21, 2024

Ever notice that your tire is covered with writing? It's like some hieroglyphic art form. Of course, Westerville drivers know that it's not just graffiti, but to most of us, it might as well be. Would you like to know what all those codes on your tire mean? It won't lead you to buried treasure, b... More

Upsizing Wheels and Tires With Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Westerville

January 14, 2024

Many Westerville drivers want to accessorize their vehicle - you know, make it theirs. One of the easiest ways to get a custom look is to get some new wheels. There are thousands of wheel designs at Westerville area tire shops to get you the look you want. And for many Westerville drivers, that ... More

It's About Time: Following Service Intervals at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Westerville

January 7, 2024

There are a lot of things in life that Westerville residents have to do on a regular basis. We wash dishes every day, do our laundry and mow our lawns every week, and pay the bills every month. We should go to our Westerville dentist twice a year and see our doctor for a check-up once a year. Wh... More

Upgrade Shocks for Better Handling in Westerville

January 1, 2024

Many Westerville drivers probably don't think of their shock absorbers as an important safety system; but that's just what shocks and struts are. They're all about ride control keeping your vehicle tires in contact with the road and managing body motion.Every time you hit a bump or pothole on a... More

A Sticky Brake Situation (Parking Brake Service and Maintenance)

December 31, 2023

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

Sounds Exhausting! (Exhaust Service)

December 24, 2023

Most of us know a bad muffler when we hear it. That loud, rumbling sound is unmistakable. Did you also know you can get a ticket for driving around with a loud exhaust system? If your exhaust system has a leak in it, it may be allowing poisonous gases inside your vehicle and could make you serio... More