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Defensive Driving in Gahanna, Ohio

Video:   There was a man in the Gahanna area who learned that most car accidents occur within a mile of home – so he moved. (Just kidding!)When we think of defensive driving, we often focus on our local Ohio highway situations. The fact of the matter is we need to be just as careful close to home in Ga... Read More

Protecting Your Vehicle from Theft in Gahanna, Ohio

Video: Every car in Gahanna, Ohio, is at risk for theft. So it's up to us to make our cars a less appealing target and more of a challenge – hopefully sending potential thieves to look elsewhere.The National Insurance Crime Bureau recommends a layered approach to protecting vehicles: Common sense Visi... Read More

Bouncy Bouncy – Are My Shocks Bad?

Video: When Gahanna drivers think about preventive maintenance, what usually comes to mind is oil, fluids and brakes. We don't generally think about our shocks or struts, but these auto parts keep our tires on the road.Gahanna drivers don't think about shocks as often as oil changes because shocks and ... Read More

Hey Gahanna Drivers: How Do You Save Gas?

Video: Higher Gahanna fuel prices aren't going away any time soon. That's not good news for our wallets. A lot of Gahanna drivers are trying to find ways to cut down on fuel consumption and hang on to some of their hard-earned money.North Americans drive billions of miles less during months of high fuel... Read More

Considering an Alternative Fuel Vehicle in Gahanna?

Video: There is a clear and vocal demand in Gahanna and nationally for a reduction in air pollution and our dependence on fossil fuels. This is what is driving the Ohio market for alternative fuel vehicles. There are a number of these vehicles on Gahanna area roads today, and many more being developed.... Read More

Timing Belt Replacement in Gahanna

Video: Today we want to talk to Gahanna drivers about timing belts. They're something that many drivers don't know much about and yet your vehicle won't run if it's broken – and it could cause many thousands of dollars damage if it does break. A broken timing belt is usually a tale of woe. Even though ... Read More

How Your Check Engine Light Works

Video: Have you ever had an experience like this in Gahanna, 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 within a block or two, the light stops flashing, but stays on.... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Gahanna Guide to Caring for Your Transmission

Video: Most vehicles have automatic transmissions, yet a lot of Gahanna drivers only have a fuzzy understanding about what a transmission does. Think back to the last time you rode a bike in Gahanna. You started out in a lower gear and shifted to higher gears as you went faster. Down shift for hills, s... Read More

The Importance of Gahanna Drivers Following Service Intervals

Video: Today in our Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Gahanna blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life in Gahanna with recommended intervals: Let's start with twice yearly dental check-ups and regular physical exams. How... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Gahanna

Video: Is your vehicle sometimes hard to start early in the morning? When you turn the key, does it hesitate or stutter? If so, the problem could be the result of a dirty fuel system. Your vehicle's fuel system starts with the air filter and ends in the top of your engine. Over time, different parts of... Read More

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