Just like your skin can burn from too much sun, so can the paint on your vehicle. It can turn dull, oxidize and fade the more ultraviolet rays beat down on it. One solution is to park in a shady spot, or you can buy a cover for your vehicle and put it on when you know it's going to be sitting in...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on January 02, 2019
Let's talk about alternative fuel vehicles. In their quest to reduce the use of fossil fuels and harmful exhaust emissions in our Ohio environment, automakers will have a number of alternatives for Hilliard drivers very soon.For instance, Flex Fuel vehicles are already available in the ...
Posted in Fuel System
on December 30, 2018
Here's a travel tip that'll I'll bet you didn't know, and it might keep you safer...The average American commuter in Ohio spends two and a half hours daily in their vehicle.The government says 100,000 auto accidents yearly are caused by drivers who fall asleep at the wheel. (Aggressive driving is...
Posted in Drive Train
on December 23, 2018
Most Hilliard drivers don't even think about their air conditioner.
Now here's a tip for Hilliard vehicle owners: Run your air conditioner every so often during Ohio winters. This circulates the lubricant to help keep the seals from drying out.
The air conditioner actually removes some...
Posted in Cabin Air Filter
on December 16, 2018
The biggest issue for Hilliard area drivers is always safety. When your vehicle wheels are out of alignment, the vehicle will pull to one side, which could lead to an accident. When you're vehicle is out of alignment, you should have it taken care of right away at Tuffy Tire & Auto ...
Posted in Automotive News
on December 10, 2018
There’s not much Hilliard drivers can do about the price of gas in
Ohio, but we can control - up to a point - how much we use. Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy. The first thing we can do is watch the go-pedal. Hard acceleration just sucks the gas. Gently leave stop lig...
Posted in Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down
on December 02, 2018
A lot of Hilliard 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 manufactur...
Posted in Maintenance
on November 25, 2018
Every vehicle on Ohio roads has a differential, and it is important to the proper operation of the vehicle. But most Hilliard residents don't have a clue what it is.The differential compensates for differing wheel speeds. For example, when you turn, the inside tire on the turn travels ...
Posted in Differential Service
on November 18, 2018
The price of gas and the uncertain economy are both causing Ohio residents to review their finances. More and more Hilliard drivers are opting to keep their vehicles longer and put off purchasing a newer car. It is estimated that two-thirds of the vehicles on the roads of North America ...
Posted in Keys to a long lasting vehicle
on November 11, 2018
When properly aligned, all of your wheels are pointed in the same direction. Your vehicle will track true and handle the way it is designed. Hilliard drivers often associate our wheels being “knocked” out of alignment with an event like a major crash, hitting a pothole, curb or some other object....
Posted in Automotive News
on November 04, 2018