Severe Service Requirements

July 1, 2022

A lot of Lewis Center 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 manufacturer of... More

Winter Tires

June 30, 2022

What type of technology do you use? Do you prefer an 8-track tape or an iPod? When it comes to winter tires, much of Lewis Center driver's perception dates back to when 8-track was the best way to listen to the Bee Gees.Twenty years ago in Ohio, winter tires differed from highway tires only in th... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lewis Center Helps You Decipher the Menu Board: Part 2

June 29, 2022

Ohio service centers have a menu board that lists the services they provide. Some Lewis Center drivers may not be familiar with all of the items on the board so here is a quick description of some of the typical services that might be listed.Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lewis Center fuel sys... More

Getting New Tires in Lewis Center?

June 28, 2022

There are so many tire choices in the Lewis Center area that selecting the right one can be a bit overwhelming for drivers. And even though it's kind of fun to have new tires on your vehicle, they're a significant investment for most Lewis Center area folks so you want do it right.Tip: talk with ... More

Fuel for Thought

June 26, 2022

If you're like most people and drive a gasoline-powered vehicle, you need to be up to speed on its fuel-related components. They're pretty basic: the fuel, the fuel filter and the fuel pump. The fuel's the easy part. You probably gas up your vehicle yourself and, if you're like most drivers, pr... More

Improve Your Night Vision When Driving in Lewis Center

June 19, 2022

Night driving in Lewis Center is not as safe as daylight driving as evidenced by the increased accident rate at night. Much of that is simply because it's dark outside.Visibility is important to safe driving. Ninety percent of our driving decisions are based on what we see. And at night, we just ... More

Objects in the Mirror (Rearview Mirror Safety and Maintenance)

June 12, 2022

You may remember a song that went, "Objects in the rearview mirror may appear closer than they are." While that was a song about life's lessons, there are a few things we should all know about how important rearview mirrors are to safe driving. While new electronic devices are helping drivers be ... More

Lewis Center Tire Repair

June 5, 2022

Most Lewis Center residents have experienced a flat tire. You know it's inconvenient and a pain. Our tires are important. Keeping them in good working order isn't just a big safety issue for Lewis Center drivers it also has a financial impact. With high Ohio gas prices, we've all heard about th... More

Tire or Re-Tire? (Getting Tires Ready for Hot Weather)

May 29, 2022

Heat isn't easy on vehicle tires, and as the seasons change, make sure yours are ready to take the heat. Let's talk first about inflation. Heat causes air to expand, so heat alone can raise the pressure in your tires. If you are driving on overinflated tires, they won't have as much contact wi... More

The Key Won't Turn! (Ignition Problems)

May 22, 2022

You've just arrived at the store shopping and you're ready to head home. You put your key in the ignition and oh, no! The ignition won't turn! What do you do now? Don't panic. There are some things you can do to get going again. The first thing to do is see if you have a locking steering wheel... More