Move it or Lose It (Dormant Vehicles)

May 9, 2021

When it comes to your vehicle, driving it too much can cause some issues. But what about not driving a vehicle enough? That has consequences as well. Here are a few things that can happen if a vehicle isn't driven enough. When the engine doesn't operate, the oil isn't lubricating. That means so... More

Clean Fuel – Clean Performance for Lewis Center Drivers

May 2, 2021

Fuel filters clean the dirt, dust and debris out of your fuel. Both gasoline and diesel-powered engines have them. The fuel filter is located in the fuel line between the fuel tank and the vehicle engine.Lewis Center auto owners don't need to filter their fuel because it has lots of grit in it; ... More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lewis Center for Better Performance

April 25, 2021

Hi Lewis Center residents. Let's talk fuel injectors. A fuel injector is a valve that delivers fuel to a vehicle's engine. It has to deliver the precise amount of fuel to precisely the right place, precisely when the engine needs it. The fuel also has to be mixed with air before it can burn in t... More

The Puzzling Puddle (Leaks Under Vehicle)

April 18, 2021

Ever notice a little spot of liquid under your vehicle after you've parked in your driveway or garage? It may have been something as simple as water left from air conditioning condensation. But then again, it could be a sign that there's trouble brewing in one of your vehicle's systems. You can ... More

Not-So-Common Sense (Sensor Failures)

April 11, 2021

So your vehicle won't start. What's the first thing that comes to mind? Battery dead? Starter motor worn out? Out of gas? Well, those are all reasons that make sense. But your vehicle may be refusing to start because one of its computers is being warned that to do so might damage it. Here's ... More

Give me a Brake (Light)!

April 4, 2021

If that little brake warning light pops up on your dash, do you know what it means? Well, if you said no, you wouldn't be alone. You know it has something to do with your brakes, but exactly what? You're not sure. One of the reasons is that it could mean a lot of different things. It could be som... More

10 Services Lewis Center Drivers Often Overlook

March 28, 2021

We live such busy lives nowadays: work, social events, running the kids all over Lewis Center. Some days it's all we can do to keep track of everywhere we need to be. That's why you've gotta be organized. Smartphones, calendar apps - we have to keep track of it all.So let's talk about schedules.... More

Automobile Fluids For Your vehicle

March 21, 2021

If you've walked through the automotive fluids section of an auto parts store in Lewis Center, you'll know how overwhelming the sheer number of products available can be. How do you know what's right for your vehicle?As you know, these fluids all serve a function in making your car run as you dr... More

Blind Spot Safety for Lewis Center Driving

March 14, 2021

Blind spots may be a good thing when it comes to a spouse's annoying habits, but when driving an automobile in Lewis Center, they are definitely to be avoided. So, while it's not good marital advice, it's good auto advice to minimize your own blind spots and stay out of other Lewis Center driver... More

Charge It in Lewis Center for Extended Battery Life

March 7, 2021

Here's an interesting statistic for our in Lewis Center, Ohio, drivers: Only 30 percent of car batteries make it to 48 months. And the life expectancy varies by where you live. It ranges from 51 months in extremely cold areas to just 30 months in extremely hot climates.Why is that? It turns out ... More