Car Care Tips

When "Shady" is a Good Thing

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... Read More

Alternative Fuel Vehicles in Hilliard, Ohio

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 ... Read More

Can Car Scent Keep You Safe on Ohio Roads?

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... Read More

Keep Your Cool in Hilliard: Air Conditioning Service

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... Read More

Tracking True in Ohio: Wheel Alignment in Hilliard

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 ... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down in Hilliard

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... Read More

Severe Service Requirements

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... Read More

Differential Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Hilliard: Viva la Difference

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 ... Read More

Servicing High Mileage Vehicles at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Hilliard

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 ... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Hilliard: Causes of Wheel Misalignment

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.... Read More

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