Car Care Tips

Introduction to Diesels for Columbus, Ohio

Something you're going to be hearing a lot about around Columbus, Ohio, is diesel engines. We're not talking about semi-trucks and buses; we're talking about diesel engine cars, pick-ups and SUVs.Most people in Ohio are surprised to l... Read More

Fall and Spring Checkup in Columbus

When I was a kid, my dad always made sure he took the cars in for Spring and Fall checkups. I was telling a friend that it's about time to get into Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview for a checkup and he said that he read on the inte... Read More

How Do You Save Gas in Columbus, Ohio?

No one in Columbus, Ohio, likes to spend a chunk of change at the gas pump. Rising Ohio fuel prices, however, have spurred Columbus drivers to focus on how to improve their fuel economy. North Americans literally drive billions of mil... Read More

How Your Check Engine Light Works

Have you ever had an experience like this in Columbus, Ohio? You drive through the one of those automatic car washes. When you get to the end, where the dryer is blowing, your Check Engine light starts flashing!You fear the worst, but... Read More

A Not-So-Straight Story (Vehicle Pulls to One Side)

A vehicle should travel straight down a straight road with the steering wheel centered. But time and travel can take their toll and soon you may find your vehicle pulling to the left or right. Those are not good signs and should be taken care of fairly quickly.One thing that you should note is... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview in Columbus for Better Performance

A fuel injector is a valve that delivers fuel to a vehicle's engine. It has to deliver the precise amount of fuel to precisely the right place, precisely when the engine needs it. The fuel also has to be mixed with air before it can burn in the engine.Fuel injectors are engineered to spray fuel i... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview Service Tip: Why Synthetic Oil Is Good For Your Vehicles

Hello Ohio! Today's vehicle care topic is: Synthetic Oil vs. Petroleum Based Oil. Synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. If you aren't currently using it, why not? Synthetic motor oil maximizes engine power and ... Read More

Trickle Down Technology

Recently, Nissan introduced the latest version of its Leaf, the company's electric car. It has many new features, including something called e-Pedal. It allows the driver to let up on the accelerator and, unlike a gasoline engine car, the Leaf doesn't just slowly lose speed; letting off the throt... Read More

Distracted Driving

When asked, most people think they are good at multi-tasking. Scientific studies, however, reveal that only around 2% of the population can truly demonstrate the capacity to effectively multi-task. For the rest of us who are not so biologically wired, no amount of practice can increase our effect... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview Advice on Buying New Tires

Today's tires and wheels offer a lot of options for every Columbus driver's style, habits and driving conditions.Tires are designed for high-performance in winter or summer and even come in a long-wearing variety for all Ohio seasons... Read More

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