Car Care Tips

February 2018

Tacky or Techie? The Tachometer.

Video: There's a gauge that many vehicles have that says RPM on it.  And there are a lot of people who either don't pay any attention to it or don't even know what it is. Here's why it's a good gauge to know about. It's called a tachometer, and that "RPM" label means it is measuring how many revolutions... Read More

A Cold Day in Blacklick – Air Conditioning Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Blacklick

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Most Blacklick drivers worry about a breakdown or a tire blowout on a busy Ohio highway, but don't worry too much about failure of their air conditioning system. A breakdown on the side of the road can be a miserable and dangerous affair durin... Read More

Engine Air Filter from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Blacklick

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Many Blacklick drivers have found themselves in the following situation: They go to get their oil changed and their friendly service advisor at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Blacklick recommends a new engine air filter. They say yes, but don't... Read More

PCV Valve Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Blacklick in Blacklick

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Today, we are talking about your PCV valve. Unburnt fuel is forced into the crankcase as your engine runs.  The PCV (positive crankcase ventilation) valve vents this unburnt fuel and oil vapors from the crankcase and sends it back into the air... Read More

The Importance of Blacklick Drivers Following Service Intervals

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Today in our Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Blacklick blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life in Blacklick with recommended intervals: Let's start with twice yearl... Read More

Power Steering Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Blacklick in Blacklick

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Many Blacklick drivers have been hearing about technological advances in power steering, specifically electric power steering. Some very high-end cars have been featuring electric power steering. Power steering fluid has the necessary hydrauli... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Blacklick: Air Conditioning – Common Problem

Video: Your auto air conditioning system cools and conditions the air in your passenger compartment when you are driving around Blacklick. It also removes moisture from the air to keep your windows from fogging up.A common A/C problem for Blacklick drivers that visit Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Blackl... Read More

What Is a Differential and Do You Have One?

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. With front-wheel drive being so common these days in Blacklick, Ohio, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Blacklick drivers don't even have to think about it. And rear-wheel drive differentials don't n... Read More

Speak Up: Talking with Your Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Blacklick Service Advisor

Video: About 80% of the vehicles on Blacklick roads today are behind on their preventive maintenance schedules. That translates to about 160 million vehicles in the United States that aren't performing as well as they could be - thousands right here in Ohio. Some of the maintenance issues are minor. Oth... Read More

Drive Train Service in Blacklick at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Blacklick

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. The drive train in your vehicle includes all the components that transfer power from the transmission to the wheels. Those components differ depending on what type of vehicle you drive, namely, front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, all-wheel dr... Read More

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