Transmission Service at Tuffy Toledo in Toledo

January 15, 2020

Let's talk about transmission service. It can be easy for Toledo drivers to forget about getting their transmission serviced because it doesn't need it very often. It's easier for people in Ohio to remember to change the engine oil - you know, every 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But proper tra... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Toledo: Knowing When Your Timing Belt Should Be Replaced

March 4, 2019

The timing belt in your engine controls the opening and closing of the intake and exhaust valves. Toledo drivers need to replace it on a schedule to avoid failure.Timing belts are very difficult to get to, requiring quite a bit of labor to access. Timing belt replacement is one of the more expens... More

Toledo Car Owners Ask: Why Do I Need to Change My Serpentine Belt?

December 9, 2018

Any Toledo driver who understands preventive maintenance knows that if it ain't broke, don't fix it is bad auto advice. Replacing a part before it breaks is much less costly for Toledo residents than repairing the engine damage that comes after a part breaks or fails. A good example of this is th... More

Smooth Shifting in Toledo, Ohio: Transmission Service

November 1, 2017

So you have some exciting plans for the weekend. You're going to take some of your friends out on the boat for some water skiing. Of course, you've gotten the boat all ready. And you haven't forgotten about your tow vehicle. You've gassed it up and even vacuumed it out. However, there is ... More

Combustion Choreography: Timing Belt Replacement at Tuffy Toledo in Toledo

February 13, 2017

Have you ever seen a ballet performance? Have you wondered how all of those dancers manage to travel all over the stage jumping and twirling and never crash into each other? That's the job of a choreographer.Our auto engines are also highly choreographed. Pistons travel up and down inside cylinde... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Toledo: A Broken or Damaged Timing Belt

January 1, 2017

The timing belt rotates the cam shafts which open and close the valves that allow air, fuel, and exhaust to flow through the engine as it powers your car when you drive around Toledo.An old timing belt can lose a tooth in the belt allowing it to slip. The engine could stop or misfire. Timing belt... More

Ask Tuffy Toledo: What Happens When a Serpentine Belt Breaks?

September 20, 2016

The serpentine belt is aptly named since it snakes around under your hood. It may lack its namesake's fangs, but it sure packs a wallop when it breaks.The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine systems. It runs the alternator, which charges the battery; the water pump (on some vehicles), which ... More

It Pays to Take Care of Your Transmission at Tuffy Toledo

June 20, 2016

If you've been paying attention, you've noticed that vehicle engines are getting more and more powerful in Toledo and at the same time are getting better and better fuel economy. I've gotta tell 'ya, most of that's because of technological advances in transmissions. To get a better understandi... More

The Tuffy Toledo Guide to Caring for Your Transmission

April 10, 2016

Most cars and trucks have automatic transmissions, yet a lot of Perrysburg area drivers only have a fuzzy understanding about what a transmission does. Think back to the last time you rode a bike in Toledo. You started out in a lower gear and shifted to higher gears as you went faster. Down shi... More

Transmission Care In Toledo Ohio

February 29, 2016

Call Tuffy Toledo to make an appointment to check your transmission in Toledo.7403 W. Central AvenueToledo, Ohio 43617419.841.3033Do you have any plans around Toledo Ohio for the weekend? Maybe you and some friends and are taking the boat up to the lake. Maybe you'll be having a lot of fun wat... More