Hey Pickerington Drivers; What Is the Most Distracting Food?

January 23, 2022

So what is the most distracting food to have in the car while driving around Pickerington?Is it: A Hamburger; Coffee; A Soft Drink, or Gummy Bears? Well, you may be surprised to learn that all but the gummy bears are in the top ten most distracting foods when you are driving. But if you chose '... More

H20 No! (Driving Through Standing Water)

January 16, 2022

In a year marked by unusually heavy flooding in North America, drivers are very aware of the possibility they may find themselves driving where water has come over the road. It can be a daunting and frightening situation. Flooding waters can move quickly and unpredictably, so you have to keep y... More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Pickerington Guide to Saving Fuel: Car Weight

January 9, 2022

The team at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Pickerington in Pickerington, and Ohio car owners are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. Pickerington drivers want to save the environment and their pocketbooks.And we all knowor should knowthat preventive maintenance will help maxim... More

The Neglected Windshield (Windshield Care)

January 2, 2022

You look at it every day, yet you don't really see it. We're talking about your vehicle's windshield, and if you're not seeing it at all, that's probably a good sign. The fact is that unless our windshields get fogged up, hazy or cracked, we don't pay all that much attention to them. Consideri... More

Slippery When Wet (Driving on Wet Leaves)

January 1, 2022

When the leaves fall, you might take a sightseeing trip to see them at peak color. Or you may simply live in a spot where there are a lot of trees. When those leaves get wet, you'd be surprised to learn just how slippery they can be. We all know ice is slippery to drive on. What causes tires ... More

Synthetic Oil for Pickerington Autos

December 26, 2021

If you are a driver in Pickerington and you aren't currently using synthetic motor oil in your vehicle, maybe now's the time to consider it. Need more information? Well, synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. Synthetic oil doesn't gel or gum-up like petroleum based oil and... More

Not Too Hot and Not Too Cold (Temperature Gauge)

December 19, 2021

You know your body temperature is supposed to be 98.6 degrees F, 37 degrees C. Your vehicle has a normal temperature, too, and if you pay attention to it, that can save you some big headaches down the road. Many vehicles have a temperature gauge on the dash that takes the temperature of the engi... More

Breathe New Life into Your Engine (MAF sensor replacement)

December 12, 2021

If youve noticed your vehicle is hard to start, stalling, or has lost power, the culprit may be a part with an odd name: the MAF sensor. You may have never even heard of a MAF sensor, but its important that it be working correctly, or you may be experiencing some fairly significant engine issues... More

Don't Start with That (Bad Starter Motor)

December 5, 2021

We've all heard that expression, "That's a non starter." When it comes to your vehicle, that's not music to a driver's ears. That sickening sound when you start the ignition and instead of hearing the engine crank, you hear it slowly turn over and your dash lights go dim. There can be many reaso... More

Saving Lives in Pickerington with Tire Pressure

November 28, 2021

All new passenger vehicles on our Pickerington, Ohio, roads now have tire pressure monitoring systems TPMS for short. They are designed to alert you if your tires are underinflated. Since they are fairly new, a lot of people have questions about them.First off, the most important thing is that y... More