Severe Service Requirements

July 1, 2022

A lot of Gahanna drivers have asked whether or not they should use their severe service maintenance schedule, which is listed in their vehicle's owner's manual. It can be somewhat confusing, so we decided to consult an expert. Cricket Killingsworth is from QMI/Heartland, a manufacturer of auto... 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

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

Budget for Maintenance in Gahanna

July 4, 2021

Sometimes busy Gahanna residents dream about going back to the simpler days of our grandparents. But if you could travel back in time and take a road trip around Ohio in a Model T, you might change your mind. The improved designs and quality of today's automobiles have significantly reduced the a... More

New School: Automotive Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Gahanna Technician Training

March 7, 2021

Gahanna consumers are demanding. We want a safe, reliable vehicle that handles well and is comfortable to ride in. Oh, and we want good fuel economy, too. We also want vehicle repairs that are cheap, fast and easy. Unfortunately, one usually comes at the cost of the other.Today's vehicles have ma... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Gahanna Maintenance Tips: The Belt Goes On

January 10, 2021

All Gahanna service advisors know that without the alternator, the battery will go dead in a few miles. The serpentine belt may also run the pumps for both the power steering and power brakes. And on many vehicles, the serpentine belt powers the water pump. The water pump circulates coolant thr... More

Synthetic Oil for Gahanna Autos

November 15, 2020

If you are a driver in Gahanna and you aren't currently using synthetic motor oil in your vehicle, maybe now's the time to consider it. Need more information? Well, synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. Synthetic oil doesn't gel or gum-up like petroleum based oil and it d... More

Keeping Your 'Old Faithful' Auto Running

October 18, 2020

At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Gahanna we've had a lot of Gahanna customers asking how they can make their vehicles last longer. These questions are actually a reflection of a trend that's been building for several years in Ohio. The median age of personal vehicles is now over nine years. An... More

Clean Air for Your Engine: Engine Air Filters In Gahanna

August 23, 2020

Every Gahanna car owner who has taken their car in for an oil change has been told that their engine air filter's dirty. Here's what goes into the determination of when to change the filter: First, your vehicle owner's manual will have a recommendation of when the filter should be replaced. So b... More

Relax When the Wind Blows in Ohio: Winter Car Prep for Gahanna Drivers

July 12, 2020

When autumn comes around in Gahanna, leaves fall, nights get longer and there's a definite nip in the air. Time to unpack the boots and gloves and fold some extra blankets onto the beds. It's also time for Gahanna drivers to winterize their vehicles.Here is some expert auto advice for Gahanna dri... More