Car Care Tips

Have You Checked Your Headlights?

Like everything in the Ohio automotive market, there have been great strides in headlight technology in recent years. Ohio drivers can be safer at night because of it. Good headlights improve visibility on Gahanna roads, enabling you to see farther. They also improve your peripheral vision... Read More

Blind Spot Safety for Gahanna Driving

Blind spots may be a good thing when it comes to a spouse's annoying habits, but when driving an automobile in Gahanna, they are definitely to be avoided. So, while it's not good marital advice, it's good auto advice to minimize your own blind spots and stay out of other Gahanna drivers' ... Read More

Shake It up in Gahanna!: Why Wheel Balancing

Our vehicles are not massage chairs. While we may enjoy a good vibration in an overstuffed recliner, we generally want as smooth a ride as possible in our vehicles. One way to achieve this is to keep a vehicle's wheels in balance.When a tire is mounted onto a wheel, it is usually out of ... Read More

Tacky or Techie? The Tachometer.

There's a gauge that many vehicles have that says RPM on it. And there are a lot of people who either don't pay any attention to it or don't even know what it is. Here's why it's a good gauge to know about.It's called a tachometer, and that "RPM" label means it is measuring how many revolutions... Read More

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 options ... 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. T... 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 f... 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 r... 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 reaso... 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 of ... Read More

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