Car Care Tips

Change Your Wiper Blades Twice Yearly at Tuffy Toledo

Video: Because 90% of our driving decisions are based on visual information, unobscured vision is paramount. Which brings us to the topic of today's Tuffy Toledo article: wiper blades. While this isn't the most exciting automotive subject, it's important. You wouldn't drive at night in Toledo with your ... Read More

Clean Air for Your Engine: A New Engine Air Filter at Tuffy Toledo

Video: All of us in Toledo know we have to get the oil changed in our vehicles periodically. That's just part of good vehicle care. But when Tuffy Toledo technicians change your oil, they also usually inspect your air filter. That's why they sometimes let you know that your air filter needs to be change... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Toledo for Better Performance

Video: Hi Toledo 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 the eng... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down in Toledo

Video: There’s not much Toledo drivers can do about the price of gas in 
Ohio, but we can control - up to a point - how much we use. Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy. The first thing we can do is watch the go-pedal. Hard acceleration just sucks the gas. Gently leave stop light... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Toledo: Serpentine Belt System Wear

Video: The primary job of the serpentine belt for Toledo drivers is to provide important traction to spin the accessories. As the belt wears it loses some of its grip and the accessories may not spin at optimal speeds. For example, if your alternator doesn’t spin fast enough, the battery will not comple... Read More

How to Know When to Change Your Oil at Tuffy Toledo

Video: Today in the Tuffy Toledo auto care blog, we're going to talk to Toledo drivers about oil change intervals. It seems that as engine technology advances, oil change intervals become longer for Tuffy Toledo customers. For example, recently four of the world's largest vehicle manufacturer's shorten... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Dirty Oil in Your Toledo Vehicle

Video: If you're a quart low in your vehicle, there isn't enough motor oil to lubricate your engine properly. The extra friction causes drag that reduces fuel economy while you're driving around the Toledo area.The same goes for dirty oil; it doesn't reduce friction properly. The result is you get to w... Read More

Diagnosing Your Vehicle at Tuffy Toledo in Toledo

Video: When we Toledo 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 his ab... Read More

Drive Train Service in Toledo at Tuffy Toledo

Video: The drive train in your vehicle includes all the components that transfer power from the transmission to the wheels. Those components differ depending on what type of vehicle you drive, namely, front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The preventive maintenance y... Read More

Battery Replacement at Tuffy Toledo in Toledo

Video: Hello, welcome to Tuffy Toledo. Today's focus is batteries. It seems like everything in Toledo runs on batteries. Of course, the batteries we're most concerned with here at Tuffy Toledo are those in our customer's vehicles. Just like the batteries in our smoke detectors or TV remote, they wear ... Read More

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