Car Care Tips

July 2020

When "Oh, no!" Turns Into, "All right!"

Things we don't expect happen to our vehicles. And let's face, no one really wants to spend money on an unexpected repair. But if you are putting off going to your vehicle repair facility because you're dreading bad news, you might just be putting off some good news.There was one minivan driver ... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview

Most Columbus folks occasionally have days when they've got a bunch of errands to run. Yesterday was my day off and I needed to fill the gas tank, pick up some groceries at my Columbus market, swing by the ATM and get the kids from school. I could have made four trips . . . but that would have b... Read More

Maintaining Your Older Car in Columbus, Ohio

The government mandates a lot of equipment on cars in Columbus, Ohio: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the Columbus motoring public, but it does add quite a bit to the price of a new vehicle.Because n... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview: When to Replace a Damaged Tire

Repair or Replace? Thats a question Columbus drivers ask when they have tire damage. Some punctures cannot be repaired because of their size or location. Punctures larger than a quarter of an inch (6.4 mm) are considered too large to be safely repaired. Punctures in the sidewall or near the shoul... Read More

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