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Make Your Vehicle Last

We live in such a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away. New stuff comes out so fast, we just toss the old and move on. In the old days, Ohio folks were real sticklers about taking care of their things. If something got lost or ruined by neglect, tough - they had to do wit... Read More

New School: Automotive Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Westerville Technician Training

Westerville consumers are demanding. We want a safe, reliable vehicle that handles well and is comfortable to ride in. Oh, and we want good fuel economy, too. We also want vehicle repairs that are cheap, fast and easy. Unfortunately, one usually comes at the cost of the other.Today's vehicles hav... Read More

Are Modern Vehicles Maintenance Free?

In our auto video today we'll be talking with Alan Peterson about myths surrounding automotive maintenance. You can lump these myths into the statement that "modern vehicles are so reliable, they are virtually maintenance free."Any g... Read More

Fall and Spring Checkup in Westerville

When I was a kid, my dad always made sure he took the cars in for Spring and Fall checkups. I was telling a friend that it's about time to get into Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Westerville for a checkup and he said that he read on the in... Read More

Following Recommended Intervals for Your vehicle

If you're reading this article in Westerville, Ohio, then you probably care about your vehicle and how it runs. Even though you care, there is still that moment of dread when your professional service advisor at Tuffy Tire & Auto Ser... Read More

Clean Air for Your Engine: Engine Air Filters In Westerville

Every Westerville car owner who has taken their car in for an oil change has been told that their engine air filter's dirty. Here's what goes into the determination of when to change the filter: First, your vehicle owner's manual wil... Read More

I Can See Clearly Now: Wiper Blade Replacement in Westerville

About 90% of our driving decisions in the Westerville area are based solely on what we see. So having a good pair of windshield wipers is extremely important.Most Westerville drivers have experienced the frustration and fear of not be... Read More

Economics of Maintenance for Westerville Auto Owners

Buying a new car in Westerville is always a big financial decision. The allure of that new car smell is powerful, to be sure. But what if your current car is still in good shape? How do you decide?People in Westerville who've been us... Read More

Busted: The Maintenance-Free Myth in Westerville

There's a segment of the Westerville area population that's not committed to proper vehicle maintenance. Now, the ignition system in your vehicle is electronic and controlled by the engine management computer. Spark plugs rarely get fouled and will last for as much as 100,000 miles (160,... Read More

Looking Down the Road - Headlamps

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 yo... Read More

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