Car Care Tips

January 2020

Hold the Oil! (Oil Pan Gasket Replacement)

You've likely heard how important oil is to your vehicle's engine. Did you know that there's one part that's responsible for holding that oil so you can use it every day? It's called the oil pan, and it sits at the bottom of the engine.The oil pan is a vital, though simple, part of your engine's... Read More

Lease or Buy?

Lease? Or buy? These are the options for Toledo drivers. It's always a tough question for auto owners, but here is some info that'll help you make an informed decision.If you buy, you'll pay the full cost of the vehicle, maybe an init... Read More

Problems with Suspension Solved at Tuffy Toledo in Toledo

A vehicle's suspension system is tough. It can last for years and after lots of driving for Toledo drivers. But it can be damaged quickly by hitting a pothole, curb or rock, and it can wear more quickly if you frequently drive off-road or on bumpy roads. A workhorse vehicle one that hauls heavy ... Read More

Too Hot to Handle (Vehicle Overheating)

In the hot weather, seeing steam coming from the engine compartment is something we all dread. No one wants that to happen to them. But if you know the signs of overheating and how to deal with it, you may be able to reduce the risk of damage to your vehicle, maybe even prevent getting stranded ... Read More

By the Numbers: Tire Replacement at Tuffy Toledo in Toledo

Ever notice that your tire is covered with writing? It's like some hieroglyphic art form. Of course, Toledo drivers know that it's not just graffiti, but to most of us, it might as well be. Would you like to know what all those codes on your tire mean? It won't lead you to buried treasure, but it... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down Around Toledo

There's not much we can do about the price of gas in Toledo, Ohio, but we do quite a bit about how much we use as we're driving on our Toledo streets.Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy.The first thing we can d... Read More

The Maintenance Free Myth

Sometimes we hear people in Toledo say, "What's up with all this maintenance stuff? Modern cars just don't break down." While it is true that today's vehicles are extremely reliable, they are also becoming increasingly complicated an... Read More

Transmission Service at Tuffy Toledo in Toledo

Let's talk about transmission service. It can be easy for Toledo drivers to forget about getting their transmission serviced because it doesn't need it very often. It's easier for people in Ohio to remember to change the engine oil - you know, every 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But proper tra... Read More

It's About Time: Following Service Intervals at Tuffy Toledo

There are a lot of things in life that Toledo residents have to do on a regular basis. We wash dishes every day, do our laundry and mow our lawns every week, and pay the bills every month. We should go to our Toledo dentist twice a y... Read More

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