Diagnosing Your Vehicle at Tuffy Toledo in Toledo

July 17, 2017

When we Toledo residents get a car repair bill, we really shouldn't be surprised to find diagnostic fees as one of the line items. When we get a computer fixed, there is usually a charge for the time it takes to diagnose the problem. When we go to a medical doctor, most of his fee is for his abil... More

On Board Diagnostics for Your Engine

May 23, 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 ... More

The Tuffy Toledo Guide to Vehicle Diagnosis

March 20, 2016

Modern Toledo vehicles have several computers on board that control all kinds of things like engine functions, transmission shifts, traction control, anti-lock brakes, stability control, emissions and on some vehicles, even steering, braking and the throttle.Think about that for a minute things... More

What is That? Check Engine Light Service At Tuffy Toledo

March 3, 2016

Okay. You went to your local Toledo car wash and while your vehicle was under the dryer, the check engine light started flashing. Panic! What did you just do? Something is seriously wrong with the vehicle! You head for the nearest Toledo service center, but on the way, the check engine light st... More

What is That? Check Engine Light Service At Tuffy Toledo (Central Avenue)

October 22, 2015

Okay. You went to your local Toledo car wash and while your SUV was under the dryer, the check engine light started flashing. Panic! What did you just do? Something is seriously wrong with the SUV! You head for the nearest Toledo service station, but on the way, the check engine lig... More

Automotive Detective Work In Toledo

December 4, 2014

Theres a reason we use the word diagnose when we talk about fixing cars in Toledo. Figuring out whats wrong with your SUV has a lot of similarities to figuring out whats wrong with someone who is ill. Vehicles are a mass of complex systems that can produce a variety of symptoms when something g... More