Keep Your Cool in Pickerington

October 15, 2023

Pickerington drivers rely on their vehicle's coolant system to keep their engine cool. Coolant (also called antifreeze) mixed with water flows through your vehicle engine and absorbs heat. The mixture then flows out to the radiator where it's cooled by air flowing over the radiator. From there t... More

Using Proper Fluids in Your vehicle

October 8, 2023

Today, Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Pickerington is writing about the proper fluids for your vehicle. It's become more complicated with changes in automotive design and manufacturing. It's not that people in Pickerington are confused as much as they don't realize how much things have changed in rec... More

Busting Automotive Myths in Pickerington, Ohio

October 1, 2023

Myths passed around our Pickerington, Ohio community start with a grain of evidence and are then built up with a lot of imagination and very elastic logic. And the internet is a breeding ground for automotive myths. Some bloggers recall the vehicles of yesteryear and declare their modern deceden... More

The Last Gas (Fuel Pump Replacement).

September 24, 2023

You're heading down the road and you notice your vehicle is sputtering, like it's running out of gas. But the gauge show's it's still got a quarter of a tank. So what gives? It could be that your fuel pump is failing, meaning your engine is not getting enough gas to run properly. While fuel pu... More

I NEED All Wheel Drive (Pros and Cons of AWD)

September 17, 2023

So winter has arrived and you don't feel confident in how your 2-wheel drive vehicle does in the snow and ice. You envy all those people with all-wheel-drive (AWD) and 4-wheel-drive (4WD) cars, trucks and SUVs. You start thinking, "I need one of those. I'll be able to go anywhere without any w... More

Does Your Car Have A Recall Item?

September 10, 2023

Recalls are pretty serious for Pickerington residents and don't happen all that often. But sometimes cars have less serious problems that Pickerington residents still might want to know about. For these less serious cases, the vehicle manufacturer issues what is known as a Technical Service Bulle... More

Transmission Care in Pickerington, Ohio

September 3, 2023

Do you have any plans around Pickerington, Ohio, for the weekend? Maybe you and some friends are taking the boat up to the lake. Maybe you'll be having a lot of fun water skiing and doing a little fishing.You got the boat all ready. It's all gassed up. You packed lots of snacks and the cooler's ... More

Deciphering the Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Pickerington Menu Board

August 27, 2023

Let's talk about deciphering the auto service menu board. Pickerington, Ohio, service centers like Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Pickerington have a board that lists the routine services they provide. But some people don't know what these services really are unless they ask. Let's go down a typical ... More

Wipe Out! New Wiper Blades for Pickerington Drivers

August 20, 2023

When people in Pickerington talk about vehicle safety, they think of tires and brakes. But do we think about our windshields? Isn't the ability to see a prime safety factor when it comes to driving around Ohio? Yet we often don't even notice our windshields until we can't see through them or our... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Pickerington Service Tip: Why Synthetic Oil Is Good For Your Vehicles

August 13, 2023

Hello Ohio! Today's vehicle care topic is: Synthetic Oil vs. Petroleum Based Oil. Synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. If you aren't currently using it, why not? Synthetic motor oil maximizes engine power and fuel economy. To see why, we'd need a microscope, so we'll have... More