Lease or Buy?

February 28, 2021

Lease? Or buy? These are the options for Columbus drivers. It's always a tough question for auto owners, but here is some info that'll help you make an informed decision.If you buy, you'll pay the full cost of the vehicle, maybe an initial down payment, monthly payments on the balance that pays d... More

It Wears on You (Tire Rotation)

February 21, 2021

If someone told you there was a fairly inexpensive way to improve your vehicle's handling, fuel economy and extend the life of your tires, you'd probably ask, "What do I have to do?" The answer is to rotate your tires. But you have to do it regularly. A lot of drivers think skipping tire rotatio... More

Some New Boots (Suspension Maintenance)

February 14, 2021

There are some boots that don't come in a shoe box and aren't worn on your feet. They are called axle or CV boots, and they can be important parts for many vehicles. That CV stands for constant velocity. CV axles are mainly used in front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive vehicles. They're also us... More

3 Winter Windshield Tips (Care of Windshield)

February 7, 2021

Cold weather can present some real challenges when it comes to your vehicle's windshield. Think of it. Your windshield is your window to the world when you're driving, and clear visibility is extraordinarily important for safe travels. So here are 3 tips to ensure that your windshield can do it... More

Good Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview Equals Good Fuel Economy in Columbus

January 31, 2021

Whether we're trying to save money, save gas or save the environment, most of us Columbus drivers have an interest in decreasing fuel consumption. We've all heard about ways to save money on gas in Ohio, but does it really add up to much? How much can we boost our fuel economy through preventive ... More

Clean Fuel Makes a Happy Engine in Columbus, Ohio

January 24, 2021

If the fuel system in your vehicle is dirty, you will be hurting your engine and losing performance as you drive around Columbus, Ohio.Unless they drive a vintage car, Columbus auto owners have fuel injectors which need to be properly maintained. That is why your vehicle owner's manual has a sche... More

Let Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview Help You Extend the Life of Your Car

January 17, 2021

If you haven't shopped in the Columbus area for a new vehicle recently, you're likely to experience some sticker shock. It seems everything is costing more these days. And when you consider the price of auto financing in Columbus, and insurance, the idea of hanging on to your old vehicle for a fe... More

Diagnosing Your Vehicle at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview in Columbus

January 10, 2021

When we Columbus residents get a car repair bill, we really shouldn't be surprised to find diagnostic fees as one of the line items. When we get a computer fixed, there is usually a charge for the time it takes to diagnose the problem. When we go to a medical doctor, most of his fee is for his ab... More

Make Your Vehicle Last

January 3, 2021

We live in such a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away. New stuff comes out so fast, we just toss the old and move on. In the old days, Ohio folks were real sticklers about taking care of their things. If something got lost or ruined by neglect, tough - they had to do wit... More

Columbus Car Owners Ask: Why Do I Need to Change My Serpentine Belt?

January 1, 2021

Any Columbus driver who understands preventive maintenance knows that if it ain't broke, don't fix it is bad auto advice. Replacing a part before it breaks is much less costly for Columbus residents than repairing the engine damage that comes after a part breaks or fails. A good example of this i... More