If you haven't shopped in the Toledo area for a new vehicle recently, you're likely to experience some sticker shock. It seems everything is costing more these days. And when you consider the price of auto financing in Toledo, and insurance, the idea of hanging on to your old vehicle for a few mo...
Posted in Keys to a long lasting vehicle
on May 31, 2017
Starting in 1996, Tuffy Toledo service technicians have been able to use a standardized diagnostic system to help determine what is wrong with a vehicle. This diagnostic system works in tandem with the Engine Control Modules for each vehicle's engine. The Engine Control Module is a computer that ...
Posted in Diagnostics
on May 23, 2017
Your cooling system is very important. It circulates coolant through the radiator and your engine to protect your vehicle from overheating. There are five main components to the cooling system:the radiatorthe radiator capthe hosesthe thermostatthe water pumpThe water pump's like t...
Posted in Cooling System
on May 16, 2017
Today, Tuffy Toledo is writing about the proper fluids for your vehicle. It's become more complicated with changes in automotive design and manufacturing. It's not that people in Toledo are confused as much as they don't realize how much things have changed in recent years.If you have qu...
Posted in Fluids
on May 08, 2017
Let's talk about something critical for all Toledo drivers: your brakes. Your vehicle is heavy, and it takes a lot of muscle to bring it and your passengers to a safe stop – so everything needs to be in good working order.Here's an explanation on how your disc brakes work:The wheel hub keeps yo...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on May 03, 2017