Car Care Tips

October 2018

Make Your Battery Last

Your browser does not support the video tag. Today's report from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview is on vehicle batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be very unusual if you had... Read More

Why Is My Check Engine Light On?

Your browser does not support the video tag. The Check Engine Light strikes fear into the hearts of some Columbus drivers, and is totally ignored by just as many. Just what it means is a mystery to most people. Let's get the urgency issues out of the way first. If your Check Engine light... Read More

Direct Fuel Injection Update from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview

Your browser does not support the video tag. For those of you in Columbus, Ohio who pay attention to these things, you may have been hearing about the new direct injection engines and want to learn more about them. Some deliver the power of a V8 with the economy of a V6.For example, in o... Read More

Fuel Injectors

Your browser does not support the video tag. The last new American vehicles sold in Columbus with a carburetor rolled out of the Ohio dealerships in 1990. Since then, all new vehicles here in Columbus, and nationally, have had fuel injectors. In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a val... Read More

Maintenance on My Mind

Ask any Columbus man or woman if they've taken their vehicle in for preventive maintenance lately, and the answer may well be “no.” Surveys indicate that over 80% of vehicles on the road today are in need of some kind of repair or maintenance. Now, ask that same person why he hasn't taken his car... Read More

Automotive Detective Work in Columbus

Your browser does not support the video tag. There's a reason we use the word “diagnose” when we talk about fixing cars in Columbus. Figuring out what's wrong with your vehicle has a lot of similarities to figuring out what's wrong with someone who is ill. Vehicles are a mass of complex ... Read More

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