Tire Maintenance in Columbus

July 28, 2019

With the recent focus in the Columbus area on improving fuel economy, we've been told how important it is to maintain our tire pressure.Columbus drivers know that tires wear out, but we want to make them last as long as possible because they're not cheap to replace. In addition to saving gas, pr... More

It Pays to Take Care of Your Transmission at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview

July 21, 2019

If you've been paying attention, you've noticed that vehicle engines are getting more and more powerful in Columbus. At the same time, they are getting better and better fuel economy. I've gotta tell 'ya, most of that's because of technological advances in transmissions. To get a better understa... More

PCV Valve Replacement

July 14, 2019

Hello Columbus, let's talk about your often-unnoticed but extremely important PCV valve. The energy from exploding fuel is what powers your engine. But some of the vapors from the explosions escape into the lower part of the engine, called the crankcase. The crankcase is where your engine oil han... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview: Serpentine Belt Tensioner

July 7, 2019

The serpentine belt tensioner applies pressure to the serpentine belt, maintaining optimal tension to drive the accessories like the alternator and A/C compressor. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview we know that the service life of the belt tensioner is the same as the belt itself, so they sh... More