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Battery Replacement for Your vehicle

Modern vehicles in and around Pickerington run on 12 volt electrical systems. 12 volts is enough to get the job done for Pickerington drivers without having so much power that there is danger of electrocution. But t... Read More

Straight and True in Pickerington: Wheel Alignment

Most Pickerington folks worry about running out of gas or having a breakdown on the side of the road. That is why we practice preventive maintenance on our vehicles — that and to keep our repair bills down. But one ... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Pickerington Tire Safety: Washington vs. Lincoln

Welcome to the Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Pickerington automotive blog. Today, let's talk about the effect of tire wear. Let's focus on stopping in wet Pickerington conditions. In order for a tire to have good c... Read More

Upgrade Shocks for Better Handling in Pickerington

Many Pickerington drivers probably don't think of their shock absorbers as an important safety system; but that's just what shocks and struts are. They're all about ride control – keeping your vehicle tires in conta... Read More

Keeping Your Pickerington Air Fresh When Driving With a Clean Cabin Air Filter

Pop quiz: What is a cabin air filter? A. A filter for your Pickerington house?B. A fresh, piney scent?C. A filter for the passenger compartment of your car? Clever you, it's C.A cabin air filter cleans the outside a... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Pickerington Advice on What to Pour into Your Vehicle

Changes in vehicle design and manufacture have resulted in changed fluid requirements for our vehicles. With the sophistication of engines, transmissions, differentials, etc., it's best for Pickerington residents to... Read More

Maintaining Your Older Car in Pickerington, Ohio

The government mandates a lot of equipment on cars in Pickerington, Ohio: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the Pickerin... Read More

Diesel Maintenance for Ohio

At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Pickerington we hear from a lot of people who are excited about the new diesel engines that will soon be available in passenger cars and SUV's. But our Ohio friends are often curious... Read More

To Save Gas Around Pickerington: Keep up with Your Scheduled Service

  One topic that hits the news in Ohio on a regular basis is the price of gas. The answer for some Ohio drivers is to buy a vehicle that gets better fuel economy. For those of us in Pickerington who don't want to add... Read More

Clean Fuel – Clean Performance for Pickerington Drivers

Fuel filters clean the dirt, dust and debris out of your fuel. Both gasoline and diesel-powered engines have them. The fuel filter is located in the fuel line between the fuel tank and the vehicle engine.Pickeringto... Read More

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