Tire Maintenance in Westerville

September 5, 2021

With the recent focus in the Westerville area on improving fuel economy, we've been told how important it is to maintain our tire pressure.Westerville drivers know that tires wear out, but we want to make them last as long as possible because they're not cheap to replace. In addition to saving g... More

Check Your Shocks and Struts at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Westerville

August 29, 2021

Today we're talking to Westerville drivers about shocks and struts. They're so easy for Ohio folks to forget about because they last so long and wear out so slowly. But your shocks are really responsible for keeping your tires on the road so they're very important.Without shocks, your wheels w... More

NOT JUST ANOTHER CUSTOMER (Finding the Right Service Facility)

August 22, 2021

You might remember a hit TV sitcom that was set in a bar, a place where "everybody knows your name." The idea, of course, is people feel more comfortable where they aren't just another customer among many; they're special because their relationship goes back a few years. That comfortable relat... More

The Neglected Windshield (Windshield Care)

August 15, 2021

You look at it every day, yet you don't really see it. We're talking about your vehicle's windshield, and if you're not seeing it at all, that's probably a good sign. The fact is that unless our windshields get fogged up, hazy or cracked, we don't pay all that much attention to them. Consideri... More

The Daily Grind (Grinding Noise)

August 8, 2021

If your vehicle makes a grinding sound when you turn the steering wheel, it's speaking to you. No, really, it is. So listen to what it's saying and you could avoid a much more costly repair down the road. A grinding sound coming from the front of your vehicle when you are turning can offer some... More

The Third Brake Light (Third Brake Light Service)

August 1, 2021

So you thought you only had two brake lights. Look again and you'll see one in the center at a higher level than the two on either side of the vehicle. They're sometimes in the inside of the vehicle behind the back window, or they could be in the deck lid, on the roof or on the spare wheel carr... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Car Weight and Your Ohio Driving

July 25, 2021

Weight is the enemy of fuel economy. Everyone from Westerville knows this makes sense.Some of us in the Westerville area carry a bunch of unnecessary weight, and I'm not talkin' what you see in the mirror.Guys: sports equipment and tools. Ladies: well, just take a look around the passenger compar... More

Wired! (Battery Cable Service)

July 18, 2021

Colder weather brings out the worst in a vehicle's battery. On a very cold day, you may have experienced that your engine cranks slowly when starting. But while it may be the battery itself, it may also be the parts that transfer the power to other the other electrical components, the battery c... More

Shake It up in Westerville!: Why Wheel Balancing

July 11, 2021

Our vehicles are not massage chairs. While we may enjoy a good vibration in an overstuffed recliner, we generally want as smooth a ride as possible in our vehicles. One way to achieve this is to keep a vehicle's wheels in balance. When a tire is mounted onto a wheel, it is usually out of balance... More

Wheel Balancing at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Westerville

July 4, 2021

So you love your job, and your family life is great. Congratulations! You have achieved balance. But can you say the same for your wheels? Westerville drivers can tell if their tires are out of balance by vibrations at higher speeds on Ohio roads. If one of the front tires is out, you feel the v... More