Positive Crankcase Ventilation – PCV Valve Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Pickerington

April 28, 2019

Hello Pickerington! Did you know that the first federally-mandated emissions control device was introduced in the 1960's? The Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, or PCV valve, has been installed in Ohio vehicles since 1964 and represents the first legislation by the United States government to ... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Pickerington Automotive Tips: Diagnostic Service

April 7, 2019

Imagine waking up one morning with a stomach ache. You pick up the phone, call the doctors office and say, Ive got a really bad tummy ache. How much will it cost to make me feel better? Of course you wouldnt do that. You know that there could be a lot of reasons for your symptoms and that the doc... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Pickerington Service for Your Exhaust System

September 2, 2018

Your vehicle's exhaust system is more than just a tailpipe and a muffler. In fact, it is one of the most complex systems on your vehicle. The manifold is attached to the vehicle engine. It collects exhaust from the cylinders and directs it into the exhaust pipe. Gaskets seal the connection of th... More

PCV Valve: What Is It?

August 26, 2018

Most Pickerington drivers know something about preventive maintenance on a vehicle. We know we should routinely replace the oil and wiper blades and other fluids. But have you heard of a PCV valve ? This little car part needs to be replaced regularly or it can cause some serious problems in your ... More

Exhaust Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Pickerington: Passing the Smell Test

February 8, 2018

The exhaust system on a vehicle is more complex than most Pickerington residents realize. It contains everything from old-fashioned pipes and clamps to sophisticated computers and sensors. All Ohio folks know a properly functioning exhaust system is good for the environment, but sometimes... More