For 4x4s (Maintenance of 4x4 Vehicles)

January 1, 2021

Some people love 4x4 vehicles, the true 4-wheel drive works of engineering like Jeeps and 4x4 pickups that allow you to seemingly go anywhere on the planet. You can climb up a 40-degree rock trail with some planning and skill (always careful to protect the environment, of course), or you can get ... More

Can Car Scent Keep You Safe on Ohio Roads?

November 22, 2020

Here's a travel tip that'll I'll bet you didn't know, and it might keep you safer...The average American commuter in Ohio spends two and a half hours daily in their vehicle.The government says 100,000 auto accidents yearly are caused by drivers who fall asleep at the wheel. (Aggressive driving is... More

Not a Good Vibe (Driveshaft Failure)

September 20, 2020

When you feel your vehicle vibrating as you're driving down the road, one cause could be something you may not have ever seen: your driveshaft. It is underneath the vehicle and most drivers don't climb under there to take a look very often. The driveshaft is a cylindrical part that helps conduc... More

The Best Test

June 28, 2020

Would you buy a jacket without even trying it on? Probably not, but it might surprise you that one study shows about half the people buy a vehicle after a short test drive around the block or none at all. If you're in the market for another vehicle, make sure you check out the most important thi... More

Protecting Your Vehicle from Theft in Pickerington, Ohio

June 21, 2020

Every car in Pickerington, Ohio, is at risk for theft. So it's up to us to make our cars a less appealing target and more of a challenge hopefully sending potential thieves to look elsewhere.The National Insurance Crime Bureau recommends a layered approach to protecting vehicles: Common sense V... More

Differential Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Pickerington

January 13, 2019

Here at AutoNetTV, we have national viewers, like your neighbors in Pickerington, who write to us with questions or feedback. One common question we're asked is: "What is a differential and what does it do?" You may have been told by your Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Pickerington service adv... More

Considering an Alternative Fuel Vehicle in Pickerington?

December 2, 2018

There is a clear and vocal demand in Pickerington and nationally for a reduction in air pollution and our dependence on fossil fuels. This is what is driving the Ohio market for alternative fuel vehicles. There are a number of these vehicles on Pickerington area roads today, and many more... More

Drive Train - What You Need to Know in Pickerington

September 16, 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 th... More

What Is a Differential and Do You Have One?

August 19, 2018

With front-wheel drive being so common these days in Pickerington, Ohio, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Pickerington drivers don't even have to think about it. And rear-wheel drive differentials don't need to be serviced for years, so it's un... More