Take Charge! (Battery Testing)

April 14, 2024

OK, so you probably take your vehicle's battery for granted. Turn the key or push a button and it starts right up. During times of warmer weather, you probably think your battery can take it easy. But it may surprise you to learn that hot weather can be much harder on a vehicle's battery than ... More

The Right Fluids for Your Vehicle

November 19, 2023

The current vehicles in the market have over a century of engineering behind them. They have evolved into complex and powerful machines. Developments in their engines, however, have coincided with advances in many other vehicle components, including the fluids.It's up to people in Pickerington t... More

Using Proper Fluids in Your vehicle

October 8, 2023

Today, Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Pickerington is writing about the proper fluids for your vehicle. It's become more complicated with changes in automotive design and manufacturing. It's not that people in Pickerington are confused as much as they don't realize how much things have changed in rec... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Pickerington Service Tip: Why Synthetic Oil Is Good For Your Vehicles

August 13, 2023

Hello Ohio! Today's vehicle care topic is: Synthetic Oil vs. Petroleum Based Oil. Synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. If you aren't currently using it, why not? Synthetic motor oil maximizes engine power and fuel economy. To see why, we'd need a microscope, so we'll have... More

Need a New Battery? Call Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Pickerington Today

August 6, 2023

Hello Pickerington drivers! Need a new battery? There is a good chance that you do 70% of batteries need to be replaced within four years. As your battery discharges and then recharges as you drive around Pickerington, bits of the surface of the battery plates disintegrate. As this process cont... More

A Clean Start (Battery Cleaning)

June 25, 2023

You may be fanatical about keeping the outside of your vehicle clean. But what about what's under the hood? Have you ever thought about how dirt and grime may be affecting your engine's components? One of the most important parts under your hood to keep clean is your vehicle's battery. With a d... More

Does My Choice in Oil Affect Change Intervals?

June 18, 2023

Oil changes are probably the most recognized service on a vehicle. Almost all Pickerington residents know about them. But do we know enough?Several decades ago, oil changes were fairly standard: every three months or 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But recent advances in both engine technology ... More

A Head Start on Starting (Battery Testing)

February 5, 2023

If your vehicle isn't starting or doesn't sound like it used to when you crank it, the culprit may be the battery. You may have left a light on, or something plugged into one of charging ports. Maybe you accidentally left your vehicle in the "on" or "accessory" position when you last got out. M... More

Battery Maintenance Tips From Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Pickerington

November 20, 2022

When it comes to your vehicle, it all starts with the battery. Proper battery maintenance is important for two reasons:First, your vehicle won't start or run without it. Second, it is the key to the long life of your auto electrical system. If your battery isn't working efficiently, your alterna... More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Pickerington Guide to Proper Fluids for Your Vehicle

October 9, 2022

The automotive professionals at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Pickerington would like to give Pickerington drivers an update on some of the things happening in automotive fluids. You know, vehicles are becoming more sophisticated every day. Fluids such as, oil, coolant and transmission fluid are be... More