Car Care Tips

Toledo Drivers: Is It Time to Replace Your PCV Valve?

Video: The crankcase is the lower part of the engine where the crankshaft is housed and where the engine oil lives. The crankshaft is connected to the pistons that power the engine. When you are diving around Toledo, fuel is burned in your vehicle engine, it pushes the pistons down and the crankshaft ... Read More

Battery Maintenance Tips From Tuffy Toledo

Video: When it comes to your vehicle, it all starts with the battery. Proper battery maintenance is important for two reasons:First, your vehicle won't start or run without it. Second, it is the key to the long life of your auto electrical system. If your battery isn't working efficiently, your alterna... Read More

Toledo Road Trip Preparation

Video: People from Toledo, Ohio, love their cars. And nothing goes with cars better than a Ohio road trip. Freedom from daily schedules, new sights and the open road – it's great! But there's nothing like car trouble to bring the fun to a grinding halt.You can't always avoid problems, but you can take ... Read More

Smooth Shifting in Toledo, Ohio: Transmission Service

Video: So you have some exciting plans for the weekend. You're going to take some of your friends out on the boat for some water skiing. Of course, you've gotten the boat all ready. And you haven't forgotten about your tow vehicle. You've gassed it up and even vacuumed it out. However, there is somethi... Read More

Keep It Flowing with a Fuel Filter Replacement at Tuffy Toledo

Video: The function of the fuel filter is pretty self-explanatory. It filters your fuel. The fuel filter is in the fuel line somewhere in between the fuel tank and the engine. Both gas and diesel vehicles around Toledo use fuel filters. For more information about your fuel filter, visit Tuffy Toledo at... Read More

Time Out: Suspension Problems in Toledo

Video: 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... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Tire Pressure Saves Fuel in Toledo

Video: Underinflated tires waste gas for lots of folks in the Toledo area. Think how hard it is to walk in sand – you just have to work harder because of the resistance. When your tires don't have enough air in them, their rolling resistance is dramatically increased and it simply takes more gas to get... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Toledo in Toledo for Better Performance

Video: 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 engine.Fuel injectors are engineered to spray fuel i... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Toledo: When to Replace a Damaged Tire

Video: Repair or Replace? That’s a question Toledo drivers ask when they have tire damage. Some punctures cannot be repaired because of their size or location. Punctures larger than a quarter of an inch (6.4 mm) are considered too large to be safely repaired. Punctures in the sidewall or near the should... Read More

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

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