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Growing Old Together (Maintaining an Older Vehicle)

More and more of us are hanging on to our vehicles longer. A company by the name of HIS Markit recently released a report that shows the average age of light vehicles in the U.S. is now 11.8 years. Light vehicles are cars, SUVs (sport utility vehicles) and CUVs (compact utility vehicles). In C... Read More

Put on the Brakes: Brake Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview

When it comes to preventive maintenance and vehicle care, most Columbus drivers know how important it is to check their brakes. But brakes are more than just brake pads and shoes. There are a lot of components in the brake system, and they all need to be in good working order.The pads and shoes ... Read More

Bad Vibes

Your vehicle has a way of letting you know when something's wrong. Consider a vibrating steering wheel. It certainly didn't do that when it was new, so that shake is trying to tell you something.There are a few things that can cause your steering wheel to vibrate as you drive down the road. One... Read More

Brake Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview in Columbus

Brakes really aren't optional equipment for Columbus drivers' vehicles. And taking care of them isn't optional either.A regular brake inspection is on every Ohio driver's vehicle maintenance schedule. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview, our team will check your brake system and let yo... Read More

Hitting the Brakes in Columbus

Safety should always be an element of your vehicle care. So even if you don't care about how your vehicle looks, you should practice preventive maintenance to protect yourself — and other Columbus drivers — on the road. And good safety starts with good brakes.Brakes need a regular inspect... Read More

Odometer Rollback on Your Columbus, Ohio Vehicle

How do Columbus drivers know if an odometer is telling the truth?Well, back in '86, Congress passed the Truth-in-Mileage Act to protect Ohio consumers against mileage fraud. It says a Ohio seller must certify the mileage reported is the actual mileage.To have your odometer checked in Colu... Read More

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