Keep Your Tires Well Rounded in Westerville: Tire Rotation and Wheel Balancing at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Westerville

October 31, 2021

Taking care of our tires is part of vehicle care for Westerville drivers. We know they have to be replaced when they wear out, but tires also require some preventive maintenance. This maintenance will improve and extend the life of the tires, so it's well worth the effort and expense for Westerv... More

Westerville Drivers: Is It Time to Replace Your PCV Valve?

October 24, 2021

The crankcase is the lower part of the engine where the crankshaft is housed and where the engine oil lives. The crankshaft is connected to the pistons that power the engine. When you are diving around Westerville, fuel is burned in your vehicle engine, it pushes the pistons down and the cranks... More

Introduction to Diesels for Westerville, Ohio

October 17, 2021

Something you're going to be hearing a lot about around Westerville, Ohio, is diesel engines. We're not talking about semi-trucks and buses; we're talking about diesel engine cars, pick-ups and SUVs.Most people in Ohio are surprised to learn that around half the cars on the road in Europe have di... More

Gear Up: Transmission Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Westerville in Westerville

October 10, 2021

The transmission system in your vehicle allows you to change gears. Lower gears are power gears. They get your vehicle moving and get it up hills. Higher gears get the vehicle up to speed and get it rolling faster. If you have a standard transmission, then you have to do the work of shifting gea... More

When Metal Meets Metal (Wheel Bearings)

October 3, 2021

What part of your vehicle has little metal balls inside that are lubricated and allow you to cruise on down the road? They are wheel bearings, and automotive designers might argue they are human beings' second greatest invention of all time (the first is, of course, the wheel!). You have a wheel... More