Lewis Center Car Owners Ask: Why Do I Need to Change My Serpentine Belt?

March 29, 2020

Any Lewis Center driver who understands preventive maintenance knows that if it ain't broke, don't fix it is bad auto advice. Replacing a part before it breaks is much less costly for Lewis Center residents than repairing the engine damage that comes after a part breaks or fails. A good example o... More

Does Your Car Have A Recall Item?

March 22, 2020

No matter how well they're made, vehicles are bound to have problems with their design or manufacturing. Think of all the moving parts. When the government thinks a problem is really serious, they require the vehicle manufacturer to issue recall notices to Lewis Center residents and to fix the a... More

A Cool and Smooth Transmission in Lewis Center

March 15, 2020

When it comes to preventive maintenance on our vehicles, most of us Lewis Center drivers remember to get our oil changed. But services that occur at longer intervals like transmission service sometimes get overlooked. Yet transmission service is part of car care. A poorly maintained transmissi... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lewis Center: Serpentine Belt Overview

March 8, 2020

The technicians at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lewis Center know your serpentine belt drives important engine accessories like your alternator, air conditioning compressor, and power steering. In some cars it may also power the power brakes or water pump. The serpentine belt is powered by th... More

Don't Stack the Mat

March 1, 2020

In the sloppy cold weather months, you might be tempted to pick up an all-weather mat and throw it on top of the mats you already have in your vehicle. After all, double protection is better, right? In this case, wrong. Here's why. It's important to keep the accelerator and brake pedals clear so ... More