Car Care Tips

What's up with Diesels in Gahanna?

Video: Would you be surprised to learn that about half of the passenger cars in Europe have diesel engines? You might also be surprised to learn that most manufacturers produce a variety of diesel-fueled cars for purchase abroad.Diesel-fueled vehicles haven't been as popular in the North American marke... Read More

Coolant/Antifreeze Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Gahanna

Video: Anyone who drives a car in Gahanna knows that engines get hot when they run. But did you know that engines need to be cooled to keep running? Heat inside an engine can cause the metal parts to expand, which can seize up an engine and make it stop running. It can even ruin the entire engine! Good... Read More

Gahanna Exhaust and Emissions Service

Video: Many Gahanna residents don't realize that there is more to exhaust system maintenance than just tailpipes and mufflers, if you can see smoke or if it's too loud. Exhaust service at a full-service automotive center like Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Gahanna is really a lot more comprehensi... Read More

Fuel Filter Service in Gahanna, Ohio

Video: There are a surprising number of small, inexpensive parts that can lead to expensive engine damage when they fail. It doesn't seem right.Fortunately a lot of those things can be taken care of in routine maintenance. They may not be easy to remember because it is a long list, but your service cen... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Gahanna: A Broken or Damaged Timing Belt

Video: The timing belt rotates the cam shafts which open and close the valves that allow air, fuel, and exhaust to flow through the engine as it powers your car when you drive around Gahanna.An old timing belt can lose a “tooth” in the belt allowing it to slip. The engine could stop or misfire. Timing b... Read More

What to Do in Case of an Accident in Gahanna

Video: Screeching tires, crunching metal – it's an accident! If you've ever been in a car accident in Gahanna, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what Gahanna drivers should do in case of an accident:When an accident occurs, ... Read More

Fall and Spring Inspection at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Gahanna

Video: Good vehicle care for us Gahanna residents has always meant taking our vehicles in every spring and fall for a check-up. Vehicles needed routine maintenance to prepare them for the changes in weather. Today's vehicles aren't quite as sensitive to seasonal changes. Older vehicles required differen... Read More

Direct Fuel Injection Update from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Gahanna

Video: For those of you in Gahanna, Ohio who pay attention to these things, you may have been hearing about the new direct injection engines and want to learn more about them. Some deliver the power of a V8 with the economy of a V6.For example, in one family of engines the conventional V6 makes about 2... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Gahanna: Battery Testing

Video: The simple fact is that 70% of car batteries fail within 4 years. They just need to be replaced at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Gahanna when they are no longer able to hold a full charge.Batteries are a big ticket item for most Gahanna drivers and it’s tempting to put off buying a new one... Read More

What Is That? Check Engine Light Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Gahanna

Video: Okay. You went to your local Gahanna car wash, and while your vehicle was under the dryer, the Check Engine light started flashing. Panic! What did you just do? Something is seriously wrong with the vehicle! You head for the nearest Gahanna service center, but on the way, the Check Engine light ... Read More

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