Car Care Tips

February 2020

Positive Crankcase Ventilation – PCV Valve Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview

Hello Columbus! Did you know that the first federally-mandated emissions control device was introduced in the 1960's? The Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, or PCV valve, has been installed in Ohio vehicles since 1964 and represents the first legislation by the United States government to regu... Read More

Unlock the Secret (Malfunctioning Door Lock Actuator)

What a convenience power door locks are on a vehicle. The latest don't even require you to push the button on the key fob; all you have to do is have it with you. But sometimes there's a component of power door locks that can fail, especially when they are used several times each day. Those ar... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Dirty Oil in Your Columbus Vehicle

If you're a quart low in your vehicle, there isn't enough motor oil to lubricate your engine properly. The extra friction causes drag that reduces fuel economy while you're driving around the Columbus area.The same goes for dirty oil; it doesn't reduce friction properly. The result is you get to ... Read More

A New Battery in Columbus

Hello Columbus drivers, let's talk about batteries. Car batteries are just like any rechargeable battery. They will eventually wear out and die. If you are shopping for a new battery in Columbus, here's some auto advice to help you.T... Read More

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