Car Care Tips

Severe Service Requirements

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. A lot of Columbus drivers have asked whether or not they should use their severe service maintenance schedule, which is listed in their vehicle's  owner's  manual. It can be somewhat confusing, so we decided to consult an expert. Cricket Killi... Read More

Fresh Air Inside Your Car in Columbus

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Air quality has certainly become a hot issue in our modern world. We install air filters on our ventilation systems and in our vacuum cleaners. There's a filter that cleans the air going into our vehicle's engine — so why not one for the air i... Read More

Air Conditioning Service in Columbus

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Hey Columbus! Let's talk about one of our Ohio summertime must-haves: your car A/C. It's real easy for Columbus drivers to take their car's air conditioner for granted. Just push the right buttons and out comes cool, dry, clean air. But your ai... Read More

When "Shady" is a Good Thing

Video: Just like your skin can burn from too much sun, so can the paint on your vehicle.  It can turn dull, oxidize and fade the more ultraviolet rays beat down on it. One solution is to park in a shady spot, or you can buy a cover for your vehicle and put it on when you know it's going to be sitting in... Read More

Odometer Rollback on Your Columbus, Ohio Vehicle

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. How do Columbus drivers know if an odometer is telling the truth?Well, back in '86, Congress passed the Truth-in-Mileage Act to protect Ohio consumers against mileage fraud. It says a Ohio seller must certify the mileage reported is the actual... Read More

Tracking True in Columbus: Wheel Alignment

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview, we occasionally see severe tire damage that could have been prevented with proper wheel alignment. During a Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview alignment service, your vehicle is put on an alignm... Read More

A Cool and Smooth Transmission in Columbus

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. When it comes to preventive maintenance on our vehicles, most of us Columbus drivers remember to get our oil changed. But services that occur at longer intervals — like transmission service — sometimes get overlooked. Yet transmission service ... Read More

Blind Spot Safety for Columbus Driving

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Blind spots may be a good thing when it comes to a spouse's annoying habits, but when driving an automobile in Columbus, they are definitely to be avoided. So, while it's not good marital advice, it's good auto advice to minimize your own blin... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview Maintenance Tips: The Belt Goes On

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. All Columbus service advisors know that without the alternator, the battery will go dead in a few miles. The serpentine belt may also run the pumps for both the power steering and power brakes. And on many vehicles, the serpentine belt powers... Read More

The Straight and Narrow: Power Steering Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Service to a vehicle's power steering system is part of preventive maintenance for  Columbus auto owners. This system provides power to the steering wheel so you can turn it with ease. Without power steering, all of the power to turn your vehi... Read More

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