Car Care Tips

Budget for Maintenance in Hilliard

Sometimes busy Hilliard 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 th... Read More

Deciphering the Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Hilliard Menu Board

Let's talk about deciphering the auto service menu board. Hilliard, Ohio, service centers like Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Hilliard have a board that lists the routine services they provide. But some people don't know what these services really are unless they ask. Let's go down a typ... Read More

Battery Maintenance Tips From Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Hilliard

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, you... Read More

Time Out: Suspension Problems in Hilliard

Your vehicle's suspension system has two jobs: to prevent the passengers from getting tossed around inside the vehicle every time it hits a bump in the road and to keep the tires firmly planted on the road around every corner and over every bump.To see your suspension system, you'll hav... Read More

Coolant Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Hilliard

Hilliard residents' vehicles have to operate in a wide range of Ohio temperatures which requires the engine coolant to be able to perform 'no matter what.' Think for a moment about the environment where the coolant does its thing. Very hot, high pressure, corrosive...And all the while, ... Read More

Hilliard Road Trip Preparation

People from Hilliard, Ohio, love their cars. And nothing goes with cars better than a Ohio road trip. Freedom from daily schedules, new sights and the open road – it's great! But there's nothing like car trouble to bring the fun to a grinding halt.You can't always avoid problems, but yo... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Hilliard Advice on What to Pour into Your Vehicle

Changes in vehicle design and manufacture have resulted in changed fluid requirements for our vehicles. With the sophistication of engines, transmissions, differentials, etc., it's best for Hilliard residents to always use the proper type of fluid for their vehicle. Using incorrect flui... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Hilliard Guide to Servicing Your Differential

Differential? What's that? And what's it for? I've been told by my service advisor that I need to get it serviced, but is that on the level?Do these questions sound familiar? They're not uncommon for Hilliard drivers. A lot of us in Hilliard don't know what a differential is or what it'... Read More

What Is a Differential and Do You Have One?

With front-wheel drive being so common these days in Hilliard, Ohio, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Hilliard drivers don't even have to think about it. And rear-wheel drive differentials don't need to be serviced for years, so it's understa... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Hilliard Guide to Caring for Your Transmission

Most vehicles have automatic transmissions, yet a lot of Hilliard drivers only have a fuzzy understanding about what a transmission does. Think back to the last time you rode a bike in Hilliard. You started out in a lower gear and shifted to higher gears as you went faster. Down shift f... Read More

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