Car Care Tips

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview Basic Guide To Synthetic Oil

Video: Synthetic motor oil has been around for a long time, and more and more new vehicles are leaving factories with synthetic in their engines. But a lot of drivers don't really know much about it.Let's start with conventional oil – the kind folks are used to. Conventional oil is made up of naturally ... Read More

10 Services Columbus Drivers Often Overlook

Video: We live such busy lives nowadays: work, social events, running the kids all over Columbus. Some days it's all we can do to keep track of everywhere we need to be. That's why you've gotta be organized. Smartphones, calendar apps - we have to keep track of it all.So let's talk about schedules. Spe... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Tire Pressure Saves Fuel in Columbus

Video: Underinflated tires waste gas for lots of folks in the Columbus area. Think how hard it is to walk in sand – you just have to work harder because of the resistance. When your tires don't have enough air in them, their rolling resistance is dramatically increased and it simply takes more gas to g... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview Radiator Service

Video: The coolant system is a vital part of your vehicle. It is also the second most common cause for vehicle failures. Even though coolant system failure is fairly common in Columbus, it is easy to prevent. The most recognizable part of the coolant system is the radiator. It is connected to the engin... Read More

Nighttime Visibility in Columbus

Video: There are a number of factors that contribute to the high nighttime accident rate in the Columbus area, things like drowsy driving and a higher rate of impaired driving. Without a doubt, visibility is a major contributor. Let's focus on visibility…It's said that 90 percent of our driving decisio... Read More

Maintenance for High Mileage Vehicles in Columbus, Ohio

Video: The median age for cars in the Columbus, Ohio area was over nine years. And two-thirds had over 75,000 miles. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview we hear reports that those numbers continue to rise. If you have a high-mileage vehicle in the Columbus area, bring it into Tuffy Tire & Au... Read More

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

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

Columbus Road Trip Preparation

Video: People from Columbus, Ohio, love their cars. And nothing goes with cars better than a Ohio road trip. Freedom from daily schedules, new sights and the open road – it's great! But there's nothing like car trouble to bring the fun to a grinding halt.You can't always avoid problems, but you can tak... Read More

Speak Up: Talking with Your Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview Service Advisor

Video: About 80% of the vehicles on Columbus roads today are behind on their preventive maintenance schedules. That translates to about 160 million vehicles in the United States that aren't performing as well as they could be - thousands right here in Ohio. Some of the maintenance issues are minor. Othe... Read More

Cool Running in Columbus

Video: Unless you live in Death Valley, you really don't hear much any more about cars overheating. That's because cooling systems in vehicles have been much improved. That doesn't mean you can't overheat your vehicle engine, though. Without proper preventive maintenance, you could still find yourself ... Read More


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