Tuffy Toledo Automotive Tips: Alternator

September 15, 2019

Your alternator makes electricity to start and run your engine and all of the vital electrical systems in your vehicle. Thats everything from the on-board computers to the turn signals. And of course there is the entertainment system, seat heaters, power windows and everything you plug into the p... More

Tuffy Toledo (Central Avenue) Vehicle Maintenance Tips and Videos: Making a Battery Last Longer

November 5, 2015

One thing all Toledo motorists can do to extend the life of their battery is to keep it clean. A greasy, dirty battery holds in damaging heat. Same goes for removing corrosion from the terminals. Tuffy Toledo (Central Avenue) can help maintain your battery. Allowing your battery to be deeply de... More

Battery Basics For Toledo

July 3, 2015

It's important for Toledo motorists to know battery basics. First, lets talk about which is harder on a battery hot or cold Ohio weather. Most Perrysburg motorists think its cold weather because thats when we call on our batteries to have enough power to start a cold SUV engine. However, heat... More

A New Battery In Toledo

June 17, 2015

Hello Toledo drivers, let's talk about batteries. Car batteries are just like any rechargeable battery. They will eventually wear out and die. If you are shopping for a new battery in Toledo, heres some auto advice to help you. There are two measurements to consider when purchasing a new batter... More

Make Your Battery Last

May 23, 2014

Todays report from Tuffy Toledo (Central Avenue) is on car batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be very unusual if you hadnt. You may be surprised to learn that only 30 percent ... More

Charge It In Toledo For Extended Battery Life

January 30, 2014

Here's an interesting statistic for our friends in Toledo Ohio: Only thirty percent of car batteries make it to forty-eight months. And the life expectancy varies by where you live. It ranges from fifty-one months in extremely cold areas to just thirty months in extremely hot climate... More