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Cooling System Components

Today we want to talk about a system in our vehicles – the cooling system. It's one of those things that Lewis Center auto owners don't give much thought to until it fails and then they're stranded by the side of a road in Ohio.Cooling systems fail more often than any other mechanical s... Read More

Make your Service Visit at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lewis Center a Good One

Most people don't love going to get their vehicle serviced, but it's one of those things you just have to do. So you might as well get the most of out of it. There are some steps you can take that will likely help you get the best results possible. For one thing, it's important to describe your p... Read More

Good Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lewis Center Equals Good Fuel Economy in Lewis Center

Whether we're trying to save money, save gas or save the environment, most of us Lewis Center drivers have an interest in decreasing fuel consumption. We've all heard about ways to save money on gas in Ohio, but does it really add up to much? How much can we boost our fuel economy through prevent... Read More

Gear Up: Transmission Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lewis Center in Lewis Center

The transmission system in your vehicle allows you to change gears. Lower gears are power gears. They get your vehicle moving and get it up hills. Higher gears get the vehicle up to speed and get it rolling faster. If you have a standard transmission, then you have to do the work of shi... Read More

Easy Miles – Do Lewis Center Driving Conditions Affect Service Intervals?

Have you ever noticed that your vehicle has a schedule in your owner's manual for what is called “severe service” maintenance? Let's define what severe driving conditions aren't: The easiest driving a vehicle experiences is traveling on the interstate for 20 miles (32 kilometers) or mor... Read More

Another Couple of Years: Making Your Vehicle Last With Help From Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lewis Center

A while back, the Cash for Clunkers program was all over the Ohio news. Lewis Center people could trade in their old vehicle for a new one that got better gas mileage and receive a government rebate. A lot of Lewis Center motorists had so-called clunkers that they wanted to keep. They'r... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lewis Center Fuel Saving Tip for Lewis Center: Check Engine Light

Here's a question for Lewis Center, Ohio : How long have you been enjoying the romantic glow of your Check Engine light? Hey, it's not there to create ambiance; it's a warning that something's wrong. (And, by the way, Homer Simpson's fix of covering it with tape is not a good idea.) Man... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Dirty Oil in Your Lewis Center Vehicle

If you're a quart low in your vehicle, there isn't enough motor oil to lubricate your engine properly. The extra friction causes drag that reduces fuel economy while you're driving around the Lewis Center area.The same goes for dirty oil; it doesn't reduce friction properly. The result i... Read More

Clean Air for Your Engine: Engine Air Filters In Lewis Center

Every Lewis Center car owner who has taken their car in for an oil change has been told that their engine air filter's dirty. Here's what goes into the determination of when to change the filter: First, your vehicle owner's manual will have a recommendation of when the filter should be ... Read More

All About Your TPMS in Lewis Center

Lewis Center drivers know that underinflated tires wear out more quickly. Underinflation is also a major cause of tire failure for Ohio auto owners. More flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances are all results of underinflated tires.It's hard for many Lewis Center drivers t... Read More

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