Take Charge! (Battery Testing)

September 19, 2021

OK, so you probably take your vehicle's battery for granted. Turn the key or push a button and it starts right up. During times of warmer weather, you probably think your battery can take it easy. But it may surprise you to learn that hot weather can be much harder on a vehicle's battery than ... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Gahanna: Timing Belt Overview

September 12, 2021

In your engine, valves over each combustion chamber open to allow fresh air in, close during the combustion event, and then other valves open to let out the exhaust. All of this happens over and over thousands of times a minute when you are driving around Gahanna. The timing belts important job i... More

Improve Fuel Economy with Proper Maintenance at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Gahanna in Gahanna

September 5, 2021

With Gahanna gas prices being what they are, many of us in Ohio are driving less and looking into purchasing smaller or more efficient vehicles. Gahanna area residents who have to drive a lot, have large families or need four-wheel drive are particularly hard hit by the cost of fuel in Ohio. But ... More

Not Too Hot and Not Too Cold (Temperature Gauge)

August 29, 2021

You know your body temperature is supposed to be 98.6 degrees F, 37 degrees C. Your vehicle has a normal temperature, too, and if you pay attention to it, that can save you some big headaches down the road. Many vehicles have a temperature gauge on the dash that takes the temperature of the engi... More

Training Received by Technicians in Gahanna, Ohio

August 22, 2021

When your vehicle breaks down in the Gahanna, Ohio, area, or just needs some routine service, it can make you a little nervous. Because your vehicle's so important to your life, you need to be back on the road as soon as possible with the problem fixed right the first time.We've been checking i... More

No Yolk! Rotten Egg Smell (Sulfur Smell Causes)

August 15, 2021

The pungent smell of rotten eggs can send people running for the hills. So when that odor is inside your vehicle, yikes! Yolks! The good news is that a trained service technician can search the source of that smell and stanch the stench that comes from another words that begins with S. Sulfur... More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Gahanna

August 8, 2021

Most Gahanna folks occasionally have days when they've got a bunch of errands to run. Yesterday was my day off and I needed to fill the gas tank, pick up some groceries at my Gahanna market, swing by the ATM and get the kids from school. I could have made four trips . . . but that would have bee... More

Recommended Gahanna Service Intervals

August 1, 2021

Everyone in Gahanna, Ohio, knows we are advised to go to our Gahanna dentist twice a year. Oral-conscious Gahanna residents have a teeth-cleaning and examination. Once a year, we get x-rays to look for problems that can't be seen with the naked eye. When our dentist is done, he/she tells us what... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Gahanna: Air Conditioning ? Common Problem

July 25, 2021

Your auto air conditioning system cools and conditions the air in your passenger compartment when you are driving around Gahanna. It also removes moisture from the air to keep your windows from fogging up.A common A/C problem for Gahanna drivers that visit Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Gahanna... More

The Right Oil for the Season (Engine Oil Viscosity)

July 18, 2021

As the temperatures plunge, certain types of engine oil may not flow as easily as they did when it was warmer. Makes sense, doesn't it? Just like molasses gets thicker as the temperature goes down, engine oil does the same thing. So, maybe you're wondering if you have to change your oil as the s... More