Super Slick at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lewis Center in Lewis Center: Synthetic Oil

February 29, 2016

When you get an oil change, it's always a safe bet to just use the type of oil the manufacturer recommends. But sometimes we're asked if we'd like conventional or synthetic motor oil. We glance at the price tags on the two options and choose the cheaper one. But in this case, the more expensive ... More

I Can See Clearly Now: Wiper Blade Replacement in Lewis Center

February 28, 2016

About 90% of our driving decisions in the Lewis Center area are based solely on what we see. So having a good pair of windshield wipers is extremely important.Most Lewis Center drivers have experienced the frustration and fear of not being able to see clearly during a storm, or when our vehicle w... More

Check Your Shocks and Struts at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lewis Center

February 27, 2016

Today we're talking to Lewis Center drivers about shocks and struts. They're so easy for Ohio folks to forget about because they last so long and wear out so slowly. But your shocks are really responsible for keeping your tires on the road so they're very important.Without shocks, your wheels ... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lewis Center: Where Should New Tires Be Placed

February 26, 2016

When Lewis Center drivers need to replace tires, they need to know how many they should get and on which axle they should be placed. Replacing a damaged tire may leave you with three others with significant wear, which could affect your traction control, stability control and anti-lock brake syst... More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lewis Center Guide to Tire Specs

February 25, 2016

You know you need new tires, but you're not sure what type. You look at a tire to get the size: 225, 50, R, 16, 92, H. All the way to the Lewis Center service center you keep repeating it over and over. You even say it over in your mind while waiting in line. Then you get to the counter and the ... More

Using Proper Fluids in Your vehicle

February 25, 2016

Today, Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lewis Center is writing about the proper fluids for your vehicle. It's become more complicated with changes in automotive design and manufacturing. It's not that people in Lewis Center are confused as much as they don't realize how much things have changed... More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lewis Center Guide to Caring for Your Transmission

February 24, 2016

Most vehicles have automatic transmissions, yet a lot of Lewis Center drivers only have a fuzzy understanding about what a transmission does. Think back to the last time you rode a bike in Lewis Center. You started out in a lower gear and shifted to higher gears as you went faster. Down shift fo... More

Fuel Filter Replacement

February 23, 2016

Hello Lewis Center resident! You would never like to drink a glass of mud, right? Well, your vehicle feels the same way. It needs a steady supply of clean fuel in order to run well and deliver good fuel economy. The fuel filter's job is to clean dirt and rust out of the fuel before it gets to you... More

Time Out: Suspension Problems in Lewis Center

February 22, 2016

Your vehicle's suspension system has two jobs: to prevent the passengers from getting tossed around inside the vehicle every time it hits a bump in the road and to keep the tires firmly planted on the road around every corner and over every bump.To see your suspension system, you'll have to look... More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lewis Center Guide to Servicing Your Differential

February 21, 2016

Differential? What's that? And what's it for? I've been told by my service advisor that I need to get it serviced, but is that on the level?Do these questions sound familiar? They're not uncommon for Lewis Center drivers. A lot of us in Lewis Center don't know what a differential is or what it's... More