Recently, Nissan introduced the latest version of its Leaf, the company's electric car. It has many new features, including something called e-Pedal. It allows the driver to let up on the accelerator and, unlike a gasoline engine car, the Leaf doesn't just slowly lose speed; letting off the throt...
Posted in Did You Know
on October 13, 2019
When asked, most people think they are good at multi-tasking. Scientific studies, however, reveal that only around 2% of the population can truly demonstrate the capacity to effectively multi-task. For the rest of us who are not so biologically wired, no amount of practice can increase our effect...
Posted in Monitoring System
on October 06, 2019
Today's tires and wheels offer a lot of options for every Columbus driver's style, habits and driving conditions.Tires are designed for high-performance in winter or summer and even come in a long-wearing variety fo...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on September 29, 2019
Today we want to talk about a system in our vehicles – the cooling system. It's one of those things that Columbus auto owners don't give much thought to until it fails and then they're stranded by the side of a road...
Posted in Cooling System
on September 22, 2019
Hello, welcome to Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview. Today's focus is batteries. It seems like everything in Columbus runs on batteries. Of course, the batteries we're most concerned with here at Tuffy Tire &a...
Posted in Fluids
on September 15, 2019
The pungent smell of rotten eggs can send people running for the hills. So when that odor is inside your vehicle, yikes! Yolks! The good news is that a trained service technician can search the source of that smell and stanch the stench… that comes from another words that begins with S. Sulfu...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on September 08, 2019
There are some things drivers should know about Columbus car service and repair. First and foremost, Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview cares about you and your family's safety. And we really appreciate your bu...
Posted in Service Standards
on September 01, 2019
Here's an interesting statistic for our in Columbus, Ohio, drivers: Only 30 percent of car batteries make it to 48 months. And the life expectancy varies by where you live. It ranges from 51 months in extremely cold...
Posted in Fluids
on August 25, 2019
Scratching your head? Don't worry, if you don't know what a differential is – you will in a moment. That fact is that if you drive a car anywhere in Columbus, Ohio, you have a differential. Whether your vehicle is f...
Posted in Drive Train
on August 18, 2019
Every Columbus car owner who has taken their car in for an oil change has been told that their engine air filter's dirty. Here's what goes into the determination of when to change the filter: First, your vehicle own...
Posted in Maintenance
on August 11, 2019