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The Easy Way to Save Cash in Toledo

The hottest Ohio news story may be different every day, but there's one topic that seems to come up over and over again – the price of gas in Toledo. If you feel like most of your paycheck goes into your gas tank, this post is for you. Here are several basic things people in Toledo can do... Read More

Tuffy Toledo On Your Serpentine Belt

Today we're going to be talking about serpentine belts for our Toledo, Ohio, customers. Let's start by talking about the accessories that are driven by the serpentine belt. First is the alternator. That's the device that makes electricity to power the vehicle and recharge the battery. Th... Read More

Busted: The Maintenance-Free Myth in Toledo

There's a segment of the Toledo area population that's not committed to proper vehicle maintenance. Now, the ignition system in your vehicle is electronic and controlled by the engine management computer. Spark plugs rarely get fouled and will last for as much as 100,000 miles (160,000 k... Read More

Tuffy Toledo: Why Replace Your Engine Air Filter?

Just as our bodies need clean air to function properly, your vehicle engine needs clean air to operate efficiently. Let's go egghead for a minute. For every gallon of gas we burn driving on Toledo streets, 20 pounds of carbon dioxide comes out the tailpipe. Question: how can a gallon of g... Read More

Maintenance for High Mileage Vehicles in Toledo, Ohio

The median age for cars in the Toledo, Ohio area was over nine years. And two-thirds had over 75,000 miles. At Tuffy Toledo we hear reports that those numbers continue to rise.If you have a high-mileage vehicle in the Toledo area, bring it into Tuffy Toledo for high-mileage maintenance.74... Read More

Technician Training at Tuffy Toledo

Your vehicle is important to you, and keeping it running properly is important to your lifestyle. That's why you're smart enough to have it serviced regularly at Tuffy Toledo in Toledo. And even though it may just be routine maintenance, you want it done right by automotive professionals.... Read More

Clean Air for Your Engine: Engine Air Filters In Toledo

Every Toledo car owner who has taken their car in for an oil change has been told that their engine air filter's dirty. Here's what goes into the determination of when to change the filter: First, your vehicle owner's manual will have a recommendation of when the filter should be replaced... Read More

Change Your Wiper Blades Twice Yearly at Tuffy Toledo

Because 90% of our driving decisions are based on visual information, unobscured vision is paramount. Which brings us to the topic of today's Tuffy Toledo article: wiper blades. While this isn't the most exciting automotive subject, it's important. You wouldn't drive at night in Toledo with your ... Read More

Can Your Car Last Another Year?

Have you checked out the price of new vehicles at Toledo car dealers? Ouch! Add financing and insurance and a new ride may not seem so attractive. A lot of Toledo, Ohio, folks are hoping to make their cars last a lot longer.Fortunately, with the current state of automotive engineering and... Read More

Tuffy Toledo Helps You Decipher the Menu Board: Part 2

Ohio service centers have a menu board that lists the services they provide. Some Toledo drivers may not be familiar with all of the items on the board so here is a quick description of some of the typical services that might be listed.Tuffy Toledo fuel system cleaning: Over time, the veh... Read More

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