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Battery Maintenance Tips From Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Gahanna

When it comes to your vehicle, it all starts with the battery. Proper battery maintenance is important for two reasons:First, your vehicle won't start or run without it. Second, it is the key to the long life of your auto electrical system. If your battery isn't working efficiently, your alterna... Read More

Sniffing Out a Problem

Your parents probably taught you to have common sense. When it comes to your vehicle, common scents can also come in handy. Different smells may tell you about some conditions in your vehicle that need attention.For example, you know what rotten eggs smell like. If you smell them around your ve... Read More

Need a New Battery? Call Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Gahanna Today

Hello Gahanna drivers! Need a new battery? There is a good chance that you do 70% of batteries need to be replaced within four years. As your battery discharges and then recharges as you drive around Gahanna, bits of the surface of the battery plates disintegrate. As this process continu... Read More

How to Know When to Change Your Oil at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Gahanna

Today in the Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Gahanna auto care blog, we're going to talk to Gahanna drivers about oil change intervals. It seems that as engine technology advances, oil change intervals become longer for Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Gahanna customers. For example, rec... Read More

Procrastination Prevention in Gahanna

Every one of us has a little procrastinator inside us. Some put off getting our teeth cleaned. Others put off answering our emails. Yet others put off calling friends and family (sorry, Uncle Joe). And there are those of us who put off getting our vehicle's service done, whether it's a repair or ... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Gahanna Service Tip: Why Synthetic Oil Is Good For Your Vehicles

Hello Ohio! Today's vehicle care topic is: Synthetic Oil vs. Petroleum Based Oil. Synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. If you aren't currently using it, why not? Synthetic motor oil maximizes engine power and fuel economy. To see why, we'd need a microscope, so we'... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Gahanna Basic Guide To Synthetic Oil

Synthetic motor oil has been around for a long time, and more and more new vehicles are leaving factories with synthetic in their engines. But a lot of drivers don't really know much about it.Let's start with conventional oil the kind folks are used to. Conventional oil is made up of naturally o... Read More

Super Slick at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Gahanna in Gahanna: Synthetic Oil

When you get an oil change, it's always a safe bet to just use the type of oil the manufacturer recommends. But sometimes we're asked if we'd like conventional or synthetic motor oil. We glance at the price tags on the two options and choose the cheaper one. But in this case, the more exp... Read More

Does My Choice in Oil Affect Change Intervals?

Oil changes are probably the most recognized service on a vehicle. Almost all Gahanna residents know about them. But do we know enough?Several decades ago, oil changes were fairly standard: every three months or 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But recent advances in both engine technolog... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Gahanna: Battery Testing

The simple fact is that 70% of car batteries fail within 4 years. They just need to be replaced at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Gahanna when they are no longer able to hold a full charge.Batteries are a big ticket item for most Gahanna drivers and its tempting to put off buying a new one as l... Read More

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