The Sign of the Shield (Heat Shield Repair and Replacement)

May 16, 2021

Even in the months where temperatures are cooler, heat is still an enemy of your vehicle. When your engine runs, it creates heat, so there are numerous heat shields that protect other parts from those higher temperatures. Heat shields are installed around several areas of the exhaust system. Ot... More

Exhaust Service at Tuffy Toledo: Passing the Smell Test

March 28, 2021

The exhaust system on a vehicle is more complex than most Toledo residents realize. It contains everything from old-fashioned pipes and clamps to sophisticated computers and sensors. All Ohio folks know a properly functioning exhaust system is good for the environment, but sometimes we forget th... More

PCV Valve: What Is It?

February 25, 2019

Most Toledo drivers know something about preventive maintenance on a vehicle. We know we should routinely replace the oil and wiper blades and other fluids. But have you heard of a PCV valve ? This little car part needs to be replaced regularly or it can cause some serious problems in your vehicl... More

Tuffy Toledo Service for Your Exhaust System

February 17, 2019

Your vehicle's exhaust system is more than just a tailpipe and a muffler. In fact, it is one of the most complex systems on your vehicle. The manifold is attached to the vehicle engine. It collects exhaust from the cylinders and directs it into the exhaust pipe. Gaskets seal the connection of th... More

Tuffy Toledo Automotive Tips: Diagnostic Service

October 17, 2016

Imagine waking up one morning with a stomach ache. You pick up the phone, call the doctors office and say, Ive got a really bad tummy ache. How much will it cost to make me feel better? Of course you wouldnt do that. You know that there could be a lot of reasons for your symptoms and that the doc... More

Toledo Exhaust And Emissions Service

February 27, 2014

Many Toledo auto owners don't realize that there is more to exhaust system maintanance than just tailpipes and mufflers. And if you can see smoke, or if its too loud. Exhaust service at a full-service automotive center like Tuffy Toledo (Central Avenue) is really a lot more comprehen... More

Exhaust Service At Tuffy Toledo (Central Avenue) In Toledo

January 22, 2014

Whenever they hear the term "exhaust service," most Perrysburg people think about exhaust pipes and mufflers. Well, actually, exhaust service at Tuffy Toledo (Central Avenue) is a lot more comprehensive these days. For example, catalytic converters were mandated in 1976 and on-board ... More