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Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Gahanna Advice on Buying New Tires

Today's tires and wheels offer a lot of options for every Gahanna 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.Gahanna off-roaders should be excited about the option... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Gahanna On Your Serpentine Belt

  Today we're going to be talking about serpentine belts for our Gahanna, Ohio, customers. Let's start by talking about the accessories that are driven by the serpentine belt. First is the alternator. That's the device that makes electricity to power the vehicle and recharge the battery.... Read More

Looking Down the Road - Headlamps

If you've ever been driving around Gahanna and had a headlamp go out, you've probably just wanted to replace the bad bulb. If your car uses halogen headlamps, they dim over time. So if you just put in one, they won't have the same brightness, which can be distracting and will affect your... Read More

Hitting The Brakes In Gahanna

Hello Gahanna, let's talk about brakes. But the mechanical aspects of the brakes themselves are just one issue. There's also the power brake pump and brake fluid. And then there are the tires, which are critical to the effectiveness of the brakes.Let's step back. A new vehicle or truck... Read More

It Is Time to Check Your Intervals

Part of the engineering that goes into designing a vehicle is testing the components to ensure that they meet durability and safety standards. Because of this, manufacturers have a good idea as to how long the parts in your vehicle will last under normal driving conditions. For this rea... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Gahanna: Why Replace Your Engine Air Filter?

Just as our bodies need clean air to function properly, your vehicle engine needs clean air to operate efficiently. Let's go egghead for a minute. For every gallon of gas we burn driving on Gahanna streets, 20 pounds of carbon dioxide comes out the tailpipe. Question: how can a gallon o... Read More

AAA - Cautions in Extreme Heat

With temperatures soaring to record highs around the country, AAA cautions motorists not to underestimate the ways in which extreme heat can wreak havoc on vehicles. With an estimated eight million automobiles in need of AAA’s roadside assistance this summer, heat will take its toll on vehicle... Read More

The Straight and Narrow: Power Steering Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Gahanna

Service to a vehicle's power steering system is part of preventive maintenance for  Gahanna auto owners. This system provides power to the steering wheel so you can turn it with ease. Without power steering, all of the power to turn your vehicle's wheels would have to come from you.The ... Read More

Coolant Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Gahanna

Gahanna residents' vehicles have to operate in a wide range of Ohio temperatures which requires the engine coolant to be able to perform 'no matter what.' Think for a moment about the environment where the coolant does its thing. Very hot, high pressure, corrosive...And all the while, i... Read More

Check Your Shocks and Struts at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Gahanna

  Today we're talking to Gahanna drivers about shocks and struts. They're so easy for Ohio folks to forget about because they last so long and wear out so slowly. But your shocks are really responsible for keeping your tires on the road – so they're very important.Without shocks, your wh... Read More

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