Car Care Tips

Sniffing Out a Problem

Your parents probably taught you to have common sense. When it comes to your vehicle, common scents can also come in handy. Different smells may tell you about some conditions in your vehicle that need attention.For example, you know what rotten eggs smell like. If you smell them around your ve... Read More

Don't Stack the Mat

In the sloppy cold weather months, you might be tempted to pick up an all-weather mat and throw it on top of the mats you already have in your vehicle. After all, double protection is better, right? In this case, wrong. Here's why.It's important to keep the accelerator and brake pedals clear so ... Read More

Servicing High Mileage Vehicles at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Pickerington

The price of gas and the uncertain economy are both causing Ohio residents to review their finances. More and more Pickerington drivers are opting to keep their vehicles longer and put off purchasing a newer car. It is estimated that... Read More

A New Battery in Pickerington

Hello Pickerington drivers, let's talk about batteries. Car batteries are just like any rechargeable battery. They will eventually wear out and die. If you are shopping for a new battery in Pickerington, here's some auto advice to he... Read More

The Puzzling Puddle (Leaks Under Vehicle)

Ever notice a little spot of liquid under your vehicle after you've parked in your driveway or garage? It may have been something as simple as water left from air conditioning condensation. But then again, it could be a sign that there's trouble brewing in one of your vehicle's systems.You can ... Read More

Diagnosing Your Vehicle at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Pickerington in Pickerington

When we Pickerington residents get a car repair bill, we really shouldn't be surprised to find diagnostic fees as one of the line items. When we get a computer fixed, there is usually a charge for the time it takes to diagnose the problem. When we go to a medical doctor, most of his fee is for hi... Read More

Cruisin' on Down Main Street

When automakers first came out with cruise control, it was a real luxury item. The older cruise controls used a mechanical vacuum system but it worked. Well, some of the time. Now days, cruise control is all electronic, thanks to computers. It's reliable and a real convenience on long trips. ... Read More

Make your Service Visit at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Pickerington a Good One

Most people don't love going to get their vehicle serviced, but it's one of those things you just have to do. So you might as well get the most of out of it. There are some steps you can take that will likely help you get the best results possible.For one thing, it's important to describe your p... Read More

Ask Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Pickerington About the Importance of Service Intervals

Today in our Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Pickerington blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life with recommended intervals: What about six-month dental clea... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Pickerington: Rotor Problems

The brake rotor, or disc, is attached to your wheel. The brake pads rub on the rotor to slow your car when you are driving in Pickerington.Rotors can warp, crack or become misaligned. They can also be damaged by worn out brake pads that scratch grooves into the surface. These conditions result in... Read More

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