Engines get hot when they run. This heat can build up and damage vital engine parts, so engines need a cooling system to keep them running. Cooling system failure is the most common mechanical failure in vehicles. This is unfortunate, because these failures are usually easy for Columbus d...
Posted in Cooling System
on December 31, 2018
Remember snow tires? They were basically just regular tires with big, knobby lugs to get them through deep snow. They were loud and rode hard, and Columbus drivers couldn't wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for "all-season" radials. Ohio drivers ran out and ...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on December 24, 2018
High gas prices in Columbus increase the cost of living for Ohio drivers. You've probably budgeted a certain amount for vehicle related expenses. Increased fuel costs now consume a larger portion of our incomes, causing some Columbus vehicle owners to skimp in other areas – like scheduled...
Posted in Maintenance
on December 17, 2018
Have you ever driven a vehicle without power steering? If you have, then you probably appreciate how much easier it is to drive today's modern vehicles. Before power steering, all of the force to turn a vehicle had to come from the driver's arms. That's why old cars had such large steering wheels...
Posted in Steering
on December 10, 2018
Some Columbus vehicle owners wonder why Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview and other Columbus auto repair shops charge a fee for vehicle diagnostics.Receiving a diagnostic charge at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview for a tricky automotive problem shouldn't be a surprise. In the Colum...
Posted in Service Standards
on December 02, 2018