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Looking Down the Road - Headlamps

Your browser does not support the video tag. If you've ever been driving around Columbus and had a headlamp go out, you've probably just wanted to replace the bad bulb. If your car uses halogen headlamps, they dim over time. So if you just put in one, they won't have the same brightness, ... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview in Columbus

Your browser does not support the video tag. If you've ever heard a squealing sound under your vehicle hood, chances are it was your serpentine belt. More importantly, the belt powers the alternator. The alternator creates electricity that's used by your vehicle's electrical systems and ... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview in Columbus

Your browser does not support the video tag. If you've ever heard a squealing sound under your vehicle hood, chances are it was your serpentine belt. More importantly, the belt powers the alternator. The alternator creates electricity that's used by your vehicle's electrical systems and ... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview in Columbus

Your browser does not support the video tag. If you've ever heard a squealing sound under your vehicle hood, chances are it was your serpentine belt. More importantly, the belt powers the alternator. The alternator creates electricity that's used by your vehicle's electrical systems and ... Read More

Gas Savings in Columbus: Sharpen Your Pencil

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 o... Read More

New School: Automotive Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview Technician Training

Columbus consumers are demanding. We want a safe, reliable vehicle that handles well and is comfortable to ride in. Oh, and we want good fuel economy, too. We also want vehicle repairs that are cheap, fast and easy. Unfortunately, one usually comes at the cost of the other.Today's vehicles have m... 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

Can Your Car Last Another Year?

Your browser does not support the video tag. Have you checked out the price of new vehicles at Columbus car dealers? Ouch! Add financing and insurance and a new ride may not seem so attractive. A lot of Columbus, Ohio, folks are hoping to make their cars last a lot longer.Fortunately, wi... Read More

Severe Service Requirements

Your browser does not support the video tag. A lot of Columbus drivers have asked whether or not they should use their severe service maintenance schedule, which is listed in their vehicle's  owner's  manual. It can be somewhat confusing, so we decided to consult an expert. Cricket Killi... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview Maintenance Tips: The Belt Goes On

Your browser does not support the video tag. All Columbus service advisors know that without the alternator, the battery will go dead in a few miles. The serpentine belt may also run the pumps for both the power steering and power brakes. And on many vehicles, the serpentine belt powers... Read More

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