Car Care Tips

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

Timing Belt

Ever heard the sad tale of a staggeringly steep repair bill from a broken timing belt? Bad news. Let's take a lesson from their woes and remember to think about our timing belt.First, let's review what a timing belt does. The top part of the engine over the cylinders is called the cylin... Read More

Hey Lewis Center Drivers; What Is the Most Distracting Food?

So what is the most distracting food to have in the car while driving around Lewis Center?Is it: A Hamburger; Coffee; A Soft Drink, or Gummy Bears? Well, you may be surprised to learn that all but the gummy bears are in the top ten most distracting foods when you are driving. But if yo... Read More

Procrastination Prevention in Lewis Center

Every one of us has a little procrastinator inside us. Some put off getting our teeth cleaned. Others put off answering our emails. Yet others put off calling friends and family (sorry, Uncle Joe). And there are those of us who put off getting our vehicle's service done, whether it's a repair or ... Read More

Timing Belt Service to Save Big Bucks in Lewis Center

Your engine is like a finely choreographed dance. All the parts have to work together. If the timing is off at the ballet, dancers crash into each other and fall down. It the timing is off in your engine, it may not run at all. One of the most intricate dances in your engine has to do w... Read More

Clean Fuel Makes a Happy Engine in Lewis Center, Ohio

If the fuel system in your vehicle is dirty, you will be hurting your engine and losing performance as you drive around Lewis Center, Ohio.Unless they drive a vintage car, Lewis Center auto owners have fuel injectors which need to be properly maintained. That is why your vehicle owner's manual ha... Read More

Are There Blind Spots in Lewis Center?

All Lewis Center drivers have blind spots – and no, I'm not talking about the fact that you really don't sing like Adele. I mean the areas of the road that you can't see when you're driving around Lewis Center.First let's talk about our own blinds spots, and then we can talk about other... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lewis Center: A Broken or Damaged Timing Belt

The timing belt rotates the cam shafts which open and close the valves that allow air, fuel, and exhaust to flow through the engine as it powers your car when you drive around Lewis Center.An old timing belt can lose a “tooth” in the belt allowing it to slip. The engine could stop or misfire. Tim... Read More

Maintaining Your Diesel in Lewis Center

Diesel engines have been used extensively in Europe and Asia for many years. They haven't been as common in the Lewis Center area because of the high sulfur content in our diesel fuel. But the government is now mandating lower sulfur content and, as a result, we are going to see more Le... Read More

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