Car Care Tips

Speak Up: Talking with Your Tuffy Toledo Service Advisor

About 80% of the vehicles on Toledo roads today are behind on their preventive maintenance schedules. That translates to about 160 million vehicles in the United States that aren't performing as well as they could be - thousands right here in Ohio. Some of the maintenance issues are minor. Others... Read More

A Stitch in Time at Tuffy Toledo

You probably have heard that expression, "A stitch in time saves nine." In other words, if you fix an issue at its early stages, it will prevent a much more difficult problem later. That's certainly the case with your vehicle, and here's a true story to demonstrate it. A driver noticed his vehicl... Read More

Give Your Engine Clean Fuel with a New Fuel Filter from Tuffy Toledo

Your vehicle requires plenty of clean fuel to run. If your fuel contains contaminants, your fuel injectors will eventually become clogged up. When this happens, your vehicle engine may not get the proper amount of fuel at the correct pressure to run at peak performance. This hurts perfo... Read More

The Easy Way to Save Cash in Toledo

The hottest Ohio news story may be different every day, but there's one topic that seems to come up over and over again – the price of gas in Toledo. If you feel like most of your paycheck goes into your gas tank, this post is for you. Here are several basic things people in Toledo can ... Read More

When You Hear the Crash in Toledo: What to Do After an Accident

Motorists in North America drive about 3 trillion miles/4.8 trillion kilometers every year. There are over 250+ million licensed drivers, and approximately 6.2 million accidents happen every year. Unfortunately, if we're going to drive vehicles, there are going to be accidents. Knowing what to do... Read More

Hitting the Brakes in Toledo

Safety should always be an element of your vehicle care. So even if you don't care about how your vehicle looks, you should practice preventive maintenance to protect yourself — and other Toledo drivers — on the road. And good safety starts with good brakes.Brakes need a regular inspect... Read More

What is a TSB? (Technical Service Bulletins)

If your vehicle had something in its design or production that the manufacturer had figured out had an unanticipated problem, you'd want to know about it. And you'd want it fixed. There is something that can help drivers with just such a scenario. It's called a Technical Service Bulletin, or TSB.... Read More

Save Fuel by Watching Your Weight

Most Toledo drivers are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. Ohio folks want to save the environment and our pocketbooks.And we Toledo drivers all know — or should know — that preventive maintenance will help maintain maximum fuel efficiency. But is there something more we ... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Toledo: Air Conditioning – Common Problem

Your auto air conditioning system cools and conditions the air in your passenger compartment when you are driving around Toledo. It also removes moisture from the air to keep your windows from fogging up.A common A/C problem for Toledo drivers that visit Tuffy Toledo is contaminated refrigerant (... Read More

Tuffy Toledo Guide to Using the Correct Fluids in Your Vehicle

Today's Tuffy Toledo post focuses on using coolant. If you pour in the wrong kind, it won't protect the cooling system and may even void the warranty. Check your vehicle owner's manual. Of course, your Tuffy Toledo service advisor will know the proper coolant for your vehicle.Brake flu... Read More

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