There are several important factors that go into how often Westerville drivers should replace their wiper blades. Of course, the more you use your wipers, the faster the blades will wear out – especially if you use them on an icy windshield. Whether it’s a lot of bugs and road grime from Ohio fre...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on April 14, 2019
If you've been paying attention, you've noticed that vehicle engines are getting more and more powerful in Westerville. At the same time, they are getting better and better fuel economy. I've gotta tell 'ya, most of that's because of technological advances in transmissions. To get a bet...
Posted in Timing Belt
on April 07, 2019
There are so many tire choices in the Westerville area that selecting the right one can be a bit overwhelming for drivers. And even though it's kind of fun to have new tires on your vehicle, they're a significant investment for most Westerville area folks so you want do it right.Tip: talk with yo...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on March 31, 2019
When your vehicle has a problem or just needs some routine service, you might get a little nervous. Your vehicle's so important to your life in Westerville, you need to get back on the road as soon as possible – with the problem fixed right the first time.If you've ever checked into some of the t...
Posted in Safety
on March 24, 2019
Flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances can all be the result of driving around Westerville on underinflated tires. Admittedly, it's hard to tell when a radial tire is underinflated. If your vehicle manufacturer recommends 35 pounds of pressure, your vehicle tires are cons...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on March 17, 2019
Many Westerville drivers have found themselves in the following situation: They go to get their oil changed and their friendly service advisor at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Westerville recommends a new engine air filter. They say yes, but don't know what an air filter is or what it d...
Posted in Fuel System
on March 10, 2019
The drive train in your vehicle includes all the components that transfer power from the transmission to the wheels. Those components differ depending on what type of vehicle you drive, namely, front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The preventive main...
Posted in Drive Train
on March 03, 2019
If you've ever been driving around Westerville and had a headlamp go out, you've probably just wanted to replace the bad bulb. If your car uses halogen headlamps, they dim over time. So if you just put in one, they won't have the same brightness, which can be distracting and will affect ...
Posted in Maintenance
on February 24, 2019
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...
Posted in Steering
on February 18, 2019
Engines get hot when they run. This heat can build up and damage vital engine parts, so engines need a cooling system to keep them running. Cooling system failure is the most common mechanical failure in vehicles. This is unfortunate, because these failures are usually easy for Westervi...
Posted in Cooling System
on February 10, 2019