Car Care Tips

The Economy of Maintenance for Lewis Center Drivers

Video: Do I keep my old vehicle or buy a new one? It's a question most Lewis Center drivers ask themselves at some time or another.Generally, what it comes down to is the choice between a car payment and the possibility of repair bills. Most of the time, we want to choose the car payment because we don'... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lewis Center Often Asked About Premium vs. Regular Gas

Video: Lewis Center residents often ask the question: "Will using premium gas make my car run better?" The answer is simple. But first, let's talk about what exactly premium gasoline is.Different grades of gasoline have different octane ratings. Regular gasoline has the lowest octane rating and premium... Read More

On Board Diagnostics for Your vehicle

Video: Today we're going to talk about on-board diagnostics and the questions we hear from folks around Lewis Center, Ohio, who need answers about diagnostic services. They want to know what diagnostics are, what's involved and what the benefits are. They really want to understand the value of diagnost... Read More

Fall and Spring Inspection at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lewis Center

Video: Good vehicle care for us Lewis Center residents has always meant taking our vehicles in every spring and fall for a check-up. Vehicles needed routine maintenance to prepare them for the changes in weather. Today's vehicles aren't quite as sensitive to seasonal changes. Older vehicles required dif... Read More

Selecting New Tires and Wheels

Video: Some of us Lewis Center drivers just love tires. All those little rubber hairs on new tires and the smell is wonderful. We live in a great time for tires. No matter how you drive around Ohio, where you want to go or the look you're after; there is a tire for you.The same is true about wheels. Th... Read More

Check Engine Light Diagnosis at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lewis Center

Video: Hello Lewis Center . Have you ever had your Check Engine light come on? Did you panic? Or just scowl and ignore it? What should you do? Pull to the side of the road and call a tow truck? Or just keep driving? What does that little light really mean for Lewis Center drivers?First of all, the Chec... Read More

Keep Your Cool in Lewis Center

Video: Lewis Center drivers rely on their vehicle's coolant system to keep their engine cool. Coolant (also called antifreeze) mixed with water flows through your vehicle engine and absorbs heat. The mixture then flows out to the radiator where it's cooled by air flowing over the radiator. From there t... Read More

Watching Your Check Engine Light

Video: Did you know that most of the cars driving around Lewis Center, Ohio, carry more computer power than the Apollo 121 Lunar Module that landed on the moon in 1969?New cars sold in the Lewis Center area have as many as 12 networked computers and over five miles (eight kilometers) of wiring. In fact... Read More

Professional Fuel System Cleaning

Video: Getting adequate fuel to your engine is very important for performance, fuel economy and safety. In order to accomplish this, your fuel system needs to be clean.Today's production cars have fuel injectors, rather than a carburetor. The injectors need to be cleaned from time to time in order to d... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lewis Center: Serpentine Belt Tensioner

Video: The serpentine belt tensioner applies pressure to the serpentine belt, maintaining optimal tension to drive the accessories like the alternator and A/C compressor. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lewis Center we know that the service life of the belt tensioner is the same as the belt itse... Read More

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