Car Care Tips

August 2020

Does My Choice in Oil Affect Change Intervals?

Oil changes are probably the most recognized service on a vehicle. Almost all Columbus residents know about them. But do we know enough?Several decades ago, oil changes were fairly standard: every three months or 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But recent advances in both engine technology and ... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview: When to Replace Your Wiper Blades

There are several important factors that go into how often Columbus drivers should replace their wiper blades. Of course, the more you use your wipers, the faster the blades will wear out especially if you use them on an icy windshield. Whether its a lot of bugs and road grime from Ohio freeway ... Read More

Beware of Potholes! (Avoiding Pothole Damage)

You may live in a region where roads become pockmarked with craters known better as potholes. They're caused by moisture seeping through a compromised road surface that can freeze, expand and literally punch holes in the road. And when your vehicle hits one of those holes that's big enough, the... Read More

Treat Your Vehicle to Good Tires at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview

When we shop for shoes, most of us know that we can get two pairs of cheap shoes or one good pair for about the same price. And since the two cheap pairs wear out in about the same time as the good pair, there really is no difference in cost. If you like having a closet full of shoes to match yo... Read More

Cabin Air Filter From Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview

Here is a questions for Columbus drivers: What is a cabin air filter?Is it:A filter for a house in the middle of the woods?A fresh, piney scent?A filter for the passenger compartment of your car?Clever you, it's 3.A cabin air filter cleans the outside air before it comes into the passenger... Read More

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