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Smart Toledo Drivers Protect Against Overheating

Video: Engines get hot when they run. This heat can build up and damage vital engine parts, so engines need a cooling system to keep them running. Cooling system failure is the most common mechanical failure in vehicles. This is unfortunate, because these failures are usually easy for Toledo drivers to... Read More

Tire Tread Depth for Toledo, Ohio Drivers

Video: Driving on bald tires is like playing roulette. Though you may be fine today, eventually your luck is going to run out.The Feds don't have any laws for tread depth, but 42 of the states, and all of Canada, do have regulations. They consider 2/32 of an inch to be the minimum legal tread depth. Tw... Read More

Tuffy Toledo: Why Replace Your Engine Air Filter?

Video: Just as our bodies need clean air to function properly, your vehicle engine needs clean air to operate efficiently. Let's go egghead for a minute. For every gallon of gas we burn driving on Toledo streets, 20 pounds of carbon dioxide comes out the tailpipe. Question: how can a gallon of gas that... Read More

Super Slick at Tuffy Toledo in Toledo: Synthetic Oil

Video: 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 ... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning the Professional Way at Tuffy Toledo

Video: Your fuel system needs to be clean to do its job properly. When it gets dirty, the results are lower engine performance, reduced fuel economy and impaired safety. It can even lead to costly repair bills for Toledo drivers. So keep your fuel system clean as part of your routine preventive maintena... Read More

Distracted Driving

Video: When asked, most people think they are good at multi-tasking. Scientific studies, however, reveal that only around 2% of the population can truly demonstrate the capacity to effectively multi-task. For the rest of us who are not so biologically wired, no amount of practice can increase our effect... Read More

Fuel Injection Basics for Toledo

Video: All modern Toledo vehicles come with fuel injection systems, so it's a topic Toledo drivers need to know something about. The mighty fuel injector is a valve that delivers the gas or diesel fuel to the right place, in the right amount at the right time—to be mixed with air and burned in the engi... Read More

Talk to Tuffy Toledo About New Shoes for Your Vehicle

Video: Custom wheels are one way that Toledo folks express themselves and personalize their vehicle. But they aren't as cheap and easy as sticking decals on your back window. There are several factors that need to be considered, including cost, the fit of the wheel, modifications that will have to be m... Read More

Maintenance for High Mileage Vehicles in Toledo, Ohio

Video: The median age for cars in the Toledo, Ohio area was over nine years. And two-thirds had over 75,000 miles. At Tuffy Toledo we hear reports that those numbers continue to rise. If you have a high-mileage vehicle in the Toledo area, bring it into Tuffy Toledo for high-mileage maintenance.7403 W. ... Read More

Cruisin' on Down Main Street

Video: When automakers first came out with cruise control, it was a real luxury item.  The older cruise controls used a mechanical vacuum system but it worked.  Well, some of the time.  Now days, cruise control is all electronic, thanks to computers.  It's reliable and a real convenience on long trips. ... Read More

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