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Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview Tire Safety: Washington vs. Lincoln

Welcome to the Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview automotive blog. Today, let's talk about the effect of tire wear. Let's focus on stopping in wet Columbus conditions. In order for a tire to have good contact with the road, it has ... Read More

Not a Good Vibe (Driveshaft Failure)

When you feel your vehicle vibrating as you're driving down the road, one cause could be something you may not have ever seen: your driveshaft. It is underneath the vehicle and most drivers don't climb under there to take a look very often. The driveshaft is a cylindrical part that helps conduc... Read More

In the Hot Seat (Repair and Maintenance of Seat Heaters)

It's chilly outside. You flip on that switch that looks like a picture of a seat with little heat waves rising from it. You expect soon you'll feel that warmth but wait! It's not getting warmer. Oh no, what's wrong with my seat heater? There could be lots of reasons it's not working, and it cou... Read More

Combustion Choreography: Timing Belt Replacement at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview in Columbus

Have you ever seen a ballet performance? Have you wondered how all of those dancers manage to travel all over the stage jumping and twirling and never crash into each other? That's the job of a choreographer.Our auto engines are also highly choreographed. Pistons travel up and down inside cylinde... Read More

Arrive Alive in Columbus

We've all seen drivers do crazy things while driving to or from Columbus. A guy shaving in the rear-view mirror, a woman applying makeup, people talking on their phones, texting or drinking from an enormous coffee mug. It's a wonder ... Read More

The Engine Gets a Boost (Turbocharged Engine Maintenance)

If someone told you that your vehicle could have the same power but with a smaller engine, wouldn't that sound like great idea? Just think, a smaller engine would save you money at the gas station and you'd still get the same horsepower.The technology to do just that has been around for a long t... Read More

Battery Replacement for Your vehicle

Modern vehicles in and around Columbus run on 12 volt electrical systems. 12 volts is enough to get the job done for Columbus drivers without having so much power that there is danger of electrocution. But today's vehicles have more ... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview: Alignment Inspection

Uneven tire wear, the car pulling to one side or a steering wheel that is off-center are signs for Columbus drivers that their wheels may be out of alignment.When doing an alignment inspection, the service advisor at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview will inspect your tires for uneven wear as w... Read More

Introduction to Diesels for Columbus, Ohio

Something you're going to be hearing a lot about around Columbus, Ohio, is diesel engines. We're not talking about semi-trucks and buses; we're talking about diesel engine cars, pick-ups and SUVs.Most people in Ohio are surprised to l... Read More

Fall and Spring Checkup in Columbus

When I was a kid, my dad always made sure he took the cars in for Spring and Fall checkups. I was telling a friend that it's about time to get into Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview for a checkup and he said that he read on the inte... Read More

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