A Door No One Can Step Through (Fuel Door Repair and Maintenance)

May 22, 2022

Your vehicle has lots of doors including that one usually near the back on the vehicle's side. That's the fuel door, something you use every time you gas up. These endure hundreds of open-and-close cycles, usually without any problems. But when they act up, it can be a major inconvenience for ... More

Deep Clean Your Fuel System at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Westerville

May 17, 2022

Having trouble with your fuel system? Bring your vehicle into Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Westerville for a check up.In today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Westerville auto post, we're talking about fuel system cleaning. The first thing to know is how important it is to have a clean fuel system. West... More

To Fix or Not To Fix: That Is the Question.

May 8, 2022

No matter what vehicle you drive, when certain things break, you have to make a decision. Should I get it fixed now, later or never? Air conditioning is one of those things. You can certainly live without air conditioning, but it sure is nice to have on a sweltering day. Let's say your air con... More

Not Too Hot and Not Too Cold (Temperature Gauge)

May 1, 2022

You know your body temperature is supposed to be 98.6 degrees F, 37 degrees C. Your vehicle has a normal temperature, too, and if you pay attention to it, that can save you some big headaches down the road. Many vehicles have a temperature gauge on the dash that takes the temperature of the engi... More

If You Drive Like a Maniac (Aggressive Driving is Bad for a Vehicle)

April 24, 2022

When someone mentions driving like a maniac, they're not talking about you, surely? Besides the safety issues of aggressive driving, you should know that your vehicle will last a lot longer if you'll just mellow out a little. Here are four traits good drivers follow if they want their vehicles t... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Westerville Tune Up

April 17, 2022

Have you ever gone to listen to an orchestra? The musicians take the stage early and tune their instruments. Each individual instrument must be in tune, but the critical thing is for the entire orchestra to be in tune with each other. That's why they tune up together.Now this is no surprise; I'm ... More

Watching Your Check Engine Light

April 10, 2022

Did you know that most of the cars driving around Westerville, Ohio, carry more computer power than the Apollo 121 Lunar Module that landed on the moon in 1969?New cars sold in the Westerville area have as many as 12 networked computers and over five miles (eight kilometers) of wiring. In fact, ... More

A Real "Pane" (Window Maintenance and Repair)

April 3, 2022

It's pretty frustrating when your driver's window won't work. You can't get your food at the drive-thru without opening the door, have a tough time using the ATM from your vehicle, can't have that fresh breeze blowing through your hair as you listen to your favorite road tunes. Plus, there's a s... More

STRAIGHT TALK ABOUT STEERING (Loose Steering)

March 27, 2022

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

Why People in Westerville Hesitate to Get Their Vehicle Serviced

March 24, 2022

A recent report stated that over 80 percent of the vehicles on our Westerville, Ohio, roads have one or more service or repair that's needed but hasn't been taken care of. Now that's a lot of undone service. That translates into something over 160 million vehicles in North America alone. Some of ... More