Your car might have an alignment problem if: it drifts or pulls to one side, your steering wheel is off center, you have uneven tire wear or your car doesn't feel like it handles right. When all of a vehicle's wheels are lined up exactly with each other, your wheels are in alignment. Running into...
Posted in Automotive News
on November 11, 2018
Some Pickerington drivers figure that anything they can attach to their trailer hitch can be towed by their vehicle. Nope. If you're going to do any towing around Pickerington, you should be aware of safety issues, Ohio towing laws and potential liability.Understanding tow ratings is important fo...
Posted in Safety
on November 05, 2018
Warm weather or cold, Pickerington drivers still need to think about their vehicle's air conditioning. Most Pickerington people don't service their air conditioning until after it fails. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Pickerington, we can advise you on your vehicle manufacturers preve...
Posted in Cabin Air Filter
on October 28, 2018
There are a lot of things in life that Pickerington residents have to do on a regular basis. We wash dishes every day, do our laundry and mow our lawns every week, and pay the bills every month. We should go to our Pickerington dentist twice a year and see our doctor for a check-up once...
Posted in Inspection
on October 22, 2018
Why are wheel bearings for Pickerington vehicles important? It's simple: your wheel bearings keep the wheels on your vehicle. In today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Pickerington post, we'll discuss more about wheel bearings and how you can make sure they can do their very job while you...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on October 15, 2018
Would you be surprised to learn that about half of the passenger cars in Europe have diesel engines? You might also be surprised to learn that most manufacturers produce a variety of diesel-fueled cars for purchase abroad.Diesel-fueled vehicles haven't been as popular in the North Ameri...
Posted in Diesel Maintenance
on October 07, 2018
When properly aligned, all of your wheels are pointed in the same direction. Your vehicle will track true and handle the way it is designed. Pickerington drivers often associate our wheels being “knocked” out of alignment with an event like a major crash, hitting a pothole, curb or some other obj...
Posted in Automotive News
on October 04, 2018
Let's talk about air quality in Pickerington. It's a global issue, but affects us wherever we are. Many decades ago, Pickerington drivers began to become aware of how air pollution negatively affects health. But what about the air inside your vehicle?Now, it's only been in the last few years that...
Posted in Suspension
on October 03, 2018
One Pickerington automotive service issue that doesn't get much attention is driveline service. Drivelines don't get talked about very much around Pickerington, but they're very important. First let's define what the driveline is:Taking a small step back, the power plant is comprised of ...
Posted in Drive Train
on September 16, 2018
The hottest Ohio news story may be different every day, but there's one topic that seems to come up over and over again – the price of gas in Pickerington. If you feel like most of your paycheck goes into your gas tank, this post is for you. Here are several basic things people in Picke...
Posted in Maintenance
on September 09, 2018