Car Care Tips

February 2020

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Pickerington Maintenance Tips: The Belt Goes On

All Pickerington service advisors know that without the alternator, the battery will go dead in a few miles.The serpentine belt may also run the pumps for both the power steering and power brakes. And on many vehicles, the serpentine belt powers the water pump. The water pump circulates coolan... Read More

Water Pump

Your cooling system is very important. It circulates coolant through the radiator and your engine to protect your vehicle from overheating. There are five main components to the cooling system:the radiatorthe radiator capthe hosesthe thermostatthe water pumpThe water pump's like the hear... Read More

A Cold Day in Pickerington – Air Conditioning Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Pickerington

Most Pickerington drivers worry about a breakdown or a tire blowout on a busy Ohio highway, but don't worry too much about failure of their air conditioning system. A breakdown on the side of the road can be a miserable and dangerous affair during Pickerington rush hour, but so can a long ride i... Read More

Don't Be Fuelish

If you smell gasoline in your vehicle, pay attention to your nose. That's because it has an important message for you.Newer vehicles should never have a gasoline smell inside. One of the most dangerous conditions can come when your fuel line system has a leak or multiple leaks. Vehicles with fue... Read More

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