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Transmission Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Pickerington in Pickerington

Let's talk about transmission service. It can be easy for Pickerington drivers to forget about getting their transmission serviced because it doesn't need it very often. It's easier for people in Ohio to remember to change the engine oil - you know, every 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But prop... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Pickerington Guide to Caring for Your Transmission

Most vehicles have automatic transmissions, yet a lot of Pickerington drivers only have a fuzzy understanding about what a transmission does. Think back to the last time you rode a bike in Pickerington. You started out in a lower gear and shifted to higher gears as you went faster. Down s... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Pickerington: Timing Belt Overview

In your engine, valves over each combustion chamber open to allow fresh air in, close during the combustion event, and then other valves open to let out the exhaust. All of this happens over and over thousands of times a minute when you are driving around Pickerington. The timing belt’s important... Read More

Good Timing: Proper Timing Belt Replacement Saves Money for Pickerington Drivers

Knowing how their engine works can help Pickerington drivers make informed decisions about auto care and prevent repairs to their vehicles. This is especially true when it comes to timing belts.An engine's power is generated in the cylinders. Inside the cylinder is a piston that moves up ... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Pickerington: Knowing When Your Timing Belt Should Be Replaced

The timing belt in your engine controls the opening and closing of the intake and exhaust valves. Pickerington drivers need to replace it on a schedule to avoid failure.Timing belts are very difficult to get to, requiring quite a bit of labor to access. Timing belt replacement is one of the more ... Read More

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