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Keep Your Toledo Car Breathing Free: Engine Air Filter

Hey Toledo auto owners - this is something really amazing: For every gallon of gas your SUV burns, it uses 12,000 gallons of air. All of that air has to be filtered to keep your engine clean. That’s like a hundred gallons of air every block! The engine air filter is just another examp... Read More

Another Couple of Years: Making Your Vehicle Last With Help From Tuffy Toledo (Central Avenue)

A while back, the Cash for Clunkers program was all over the Ohio news. Toledo people could trade in their old vehicle for a new one that got better gas mileage and receive a government rebate. A lot of Toledo motorists had so-called clunkers that they wanted to keep. They’re good ... Read More

Maintaining Your Older Car In Toledo Ohio

The government mandates a lot of equipment on cars in Toledo Ohio: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the Toledo Ohio motoring public, but it does add quite a bit to the price of a new car.... Read More

Make Your Vehicle Last

We live in such a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away. New stuff comes out so fast, we just toss the old and move on. In the old days Ohio folks were real sticklers about taking care of their things. If something got lost or ruined by neglect, tough - they ... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service At Tuffy Toledo (Central Avenue) In Toledo

If you’ve ever heard a squealing sound under your SUV hood, chances are it was your serpentine belt. Your serpentine belt is a long belt that’s driven by your engine. It winds around several accessories that power important automotive systems in your SUV. Let’s go over them. First, ... Read More

Tuffy Toledo (Central Avenue) And The Maintenance Mindset

When it comes to their vehicles, some Toledo drivers don’t have a maintenance mindset. They know they need to take care of their cars, but it just seems really hard to get them to remember to do it. Toledo drivers generally accept that many things in life require regular maintenance... Read More

The Harm In Skipping An Oil Change For Toledo Drivers

People in Toledo have been hearing a lot about higher oil change intervals these days. Maybe you're wondering: What are the key issues? Some new vehicle manufacturers in Toledo are now recommending much higher oil change intervals than they have in the past. As much as 5,000 to 8,000... Read More

Keeping Your 'Old Faithful' Auto Running

At Tuffy Toledo (Central Avenue) we’ve had a lot of Toledo, Rossford, and Temperance clients asking how they can make their vehicles last longer. These questions are actually a reflection of a trend that’s been building for several years in Ohio. The median age of personal vehicles i... Read More

The Importance Of Toledo Drivers Following Service Intervals

Your browser does not support video Today in our Tuffy Toledo (Central Avenue) blog, we’re going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your SUV isn’t the only aspect of your life in Toledo with recommended intervals: Let’s start with twice yearly dental check-ups a... Read More

Tuffy Toledo (Central Avenue) Maintenance Tips: The Belt Goes On

Today's Tuffy Toledo (Central Avenue) auto maintenance article focuses on your serpentine belt. Your serpentine belt is a long belt that’s driven by your engine. It winds around several accessories that power vital automotive systems. Let’s go over them. First, the serpentine belt d... Read More

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