A Sticky Brake Situation (Parking Brake Service and Maintenance)

January 24, 2021

We've all been there. You park your vehicle on a steeper than usual hill and worry about it rolling down while you're running your errands. So you decide you'll use the parking brake. When you get back, you release the parking brake, hit the ignition, put it in gear anduh, ohyou can feel the p... More

What to Do After You Buy a Used Vehicle in Pickerington

November 8, 2020

So you've bought a used vehicle in the Pickerington area. Do you know what you're getting? It is hard to know what you're getting because people in the Pickerington area sell vehicles for different reasons. Think about why you've sold vehicles. Did you just want something new or were there probl... More

Used Cars: Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Pickerington Advice on What to Do After You Buy

July 19, 2020

Used vehicles are certainly an economical choice for budget-conscious Pickerington drivers. But how can we know we're getting a good used vehicle and not just inheriting someone else's problems?There are good used vehicles for sale in the Pickerington area. Vehicles are sold when families upsize,... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Pickerington: Brake Noise

May 17, 2020

Your brake pads are the important parts that rub against the rotor (or disc) to slow and stop your car when driving in Pickerington. They eventually wear down.When your pads are worn too much, they wont stop your vehicle as well. When the friction material is worn away, metal parts of the pad are... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Pickerington: Rotor Problems

December 1, 2019

The brake rotor, or disc, is attached to your wheel. The brake pads rub on the rotor to slow your car when you are driving in Pickerington.Rotors can warp, crack or become misaligned. They can also be damaged by worn out brake pads that scratch grooves into the surface. These conditions result in... More

Put on the Brakes: Brake Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Pickerington

September 1, 2019

When it comes to preventive maintenance and vehicle care, most Pickerington drivers know how important it is to check their brakes. But brakes are more than just brake pads and shoes. There are a lot of components in the brake system... More

Hitting The Brakes In Lehi

January 21, 2019

Hello Pickerington, let's talk about brakes. But the mechanical aspects of the brakes themselves are just one issue. There's also the power brake pump and brake fluid. And then there are the tires, which are critical to the effectiveness of the brakes.Let's step back. A new vehicle or tr... More

Hitting The Brakes In Lehi

January 21, 2019

Hello Pickerington, let's talk about brakes. But the mechanical aspects of the brakes themselves are just one issue. There's also the power brake pump and brake fluid. And then there are the tires, which are critical to the effectiveness of the brakes.Let's step back. A new vehicle or tr... More

Stop It! You Need Good Brakes

July 31, 2018

Good brakes are obviously very important. If you've ever had your brakes go out while you're driving around the Pickerington area, you'll know how terrifying it can be. Today we'll focus on how to tell when you have a brake problem and how to make good repair choices. Often, the first in... More