Automotive Detective Work in Lewis Center

January 31, 2021

There's a reason we use the word diagnose when we talk about fixing cars in Lewis Center. Figuring out what's wrong with your vehicle has a lot of similarities to figuring out what's wrong with someone who is ill. Vehicles are a mass of complex systems that can produce a variety of symptoms when... More

Diagnosing Your Vehicle at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lewis Center in Lewis Center

July 12, 2020

When we Lewis Center residents get a car repair bill, we really shouldn't be surprised to find diagnostic fees as one of the line items. When we get a computer fixed, there is usually a charge for the time it takes to diagnose the problem. When we go to a medical doctor, most of his fee is for hi... More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lewis Center Guide to Vehicle Diagnosis

July 21, 2019

Modern Lewis Center vehicles have several computers on board that control all kinds of things like engine functions, transmission shifts, traction control, anti-lock brakes, stability control, emissions and on some vehicles, even steering, braking and the throttle.Think about that for a minute ... More

On Board Diagnostics for Your Engine

August 27, 2017

Starting in 1996, Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lewis Center service technicians have been able to use a standardized diagnostic system to help determine what is wrong with a vehicle. This diagnostic system works in tandem with the Engine Control Modules for each vehicle's engine. The Engine C... More

What Is That? Check Engine Light Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lewis Center

October 3, 2016

Okay. You went to your local Lewis Center car wash, and while your vehicle was under the dryer, the Check Engine light started flashing. Panic! What did you just do? Something is seriously wrong with the vehicle! You head for the nearest Lewis Center service center, but on the way, the Check Eng... More