Fuel Injector Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Gahanna

January 23, 2022

In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your vehicle engine. Your engine control computer tells the fuel injector how much fuel to deliver as well as the precise time it should be delivered. Of course this happens thousands of times a minute in every single fuel-i... More

Wiper Blades in Ohio

January 16, 2022

If you're gonna drive around the Gahanna area, you've got to be able to see! So having a good set of windshield wipers is extremely important. We've all experienced the frustration and fear of not being able to see clearly during a storm or when our windshield is just dirty.It seems like your wi... More

Which Item Is Most Stolen from Vehicles in Gahanna?

January 9, 2022

Which item is most often stolen from vehicles in Gahanna?Is it: Stereo Wheels Air Bag DVD System Well, if you said stereo you used to be right. But airbags have now surpassed stereos as the biggest target for theft in Ohio approximately 50,000 a year are stolen across the country. New airba... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Dirty Oil in Your Gahanna Vehicle

January 2, 2022

If you're a quart low in your vehicle, there isn't enough motor oil to lubricate your engine properly. The extra friction causes drag that reduces fuel economy while you're driving around the Gahanna area.The same goes for dirty oil; it doesn't reduce friction properly. The result is you get to w... More

How Much Does It Cost? (Variations in Vehicle Repair Costs)

January 1, 2022

Ever wonder why it costs so much more to fix a similar problem in two different vehicles? Let's say you now own an SUV and before that, you owned a car. Your SUV's air conditioning system needs a new evaporator, but the cost for the new one is way more than you remember it was for your car. How... More

ICE - In Case Of Emergency In Gahanna Ohio

December 26, 2021

When accidents occur in Gahanna, Ohio, the victims' emergency contacts are extremely important. Too often, those involved aren't able to provide rescuers with phone numbers and medical information.When Ohio police and rescue workers must sift through pockets, glove compartments, wallets, purses ... More

Visibility Disaster! (Windshield Washer Pump Replacement)

December 19, 2021

Let's say you live in a cold climate where the snowy, icy weather challenges you to clear the salt and debris tossed up on your windshield. You push your windshield washer switch expecting a good stream of fluid so the blades can wipe the glass clean. Yet nothing comes out. Nada, zip. What's g... More

The Edible Engine

December 12, 2021

You may have had a friend whose vehicle was the victim of hungry rodents. After all, mice, rats and squirrelseven rabbitshave been known to gnaw on wires in engine compartments, causing vehicle electrical systems to go haywire. They can disable a vehicle completely and be very expensive to fix.... More

Drive Train - What You Need to Know in Gahanna

December 5, 2021

One Gahanna automotive service issue that doesn't get much attention is driveline service. Drivelines don't get talked about very much around Gahanna, but they're very important. First let's define what the driveline is:Taking a small step back, the power plant is comprised of the engine and tran... More

The Turn Signal Mystery (Turn Signal Problems)

November 28, 2021

Some problems are easy to diagnose on a vehicle; others aren't. Figuring out what's wrong with a malfunctioning turn signal sometimes fits into both categories. By the way, if your tempted to just leave your broken blinker broken, remember you can get a ticket for not using them, not to mention... More