Things Aren't Always What They Seem

December 20, 2020

If you drive, you know at some point, something's going to go wrong with your vehicle. And sometimes, it's pretty easy to figure out what's wrong, like a flat tire. But sometimes your vehicle's symptoms can be really puzzling. One driver in Ohio was heading to work on a hot July day and noticed... More

Grove City Safety Systems: Tire Pressure Monitoring System

December 13, 2020

Flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances can all be the result of driving around Grove City on underinflated tires. Admittedly, it's hard to tell when a radial tire is underinflated. If your vehicle manufacturer recommends 35 pounds of pressure, your vehicle tires are considered sig... More

The Right Oil for the Season (Engine Oil Viscosity)

December 6, 2020

As the temperatures plunge, certain types of engine oil may not flow as easily as they did when it was warmer. Makes sense, doesn't it? Just like molasses gets thicker as the temperature goes down, engine oil does the same thing. So, maybe you're wondering if you have to change your oil as the s... More

A Bright Idea

November 29, 2020

You've probably noticed how much easier it is to see when you're driving in the daytime as opposed to at night. It's one of the main reasons about half of all fatal vehicle accidents happen when it's dark. That's why it's important that your vehicle's headlights are in top condition and working t... More

THE IMPORTANCE OF VISIBILITY (Cleaning Vehicle Glass)

November 22, 2020

We've all been through it. The vehicle ahead of us kicks up mud, slush, snow or salt on our windshield and we can't see a thing. And not being able to see a thing when we're driving? Not a good thing. Debris on a vehicle's glass can be blinding when driving directly into the sun. And other thi... More

No Fountain of Youth (Aging Tires)

November 15, 2020

Can you think of anyone who enjoys aging? Wrinkles where you don't want them, gray hair, eyes that won't focus any more, no stamina. Believe it or not, your tires age, too, and they don't get better the older they get. And here's the important thing to know, even if they can still pass a tread... More

10 Services Grove City Drivers Often Overlook

November 8, 2020

We live such busy lives nowadays: work, social events, running the kids all over Grove City. Some days it's all we can do to keep track of everywhere we need to be. That's why you've gotta be organized. Smartphones, calendar apps - we have to keep track of it all.So let's talk about schedules. S... More

Out with the Old (Vehicle Parts that Wear Out)

November 1, 2020

Some drivers don't pay any attention to their vehicles until something breaks. Others take them into their service repair facility for maintenance even before a problem develops. Still, even if you fit into the second group, there are some parts on a vehicle that will simply wear out over time.... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Grove City Tire Safety: Washington vs. Lincoln

October 25, 2020

Welcome to the Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Grove City automotive blog. Today, let's talk about the effect of tire wear. Let's focus on stopping in wet Grove City conditions. In order for a tire to have good contact with the road, it has to move the water out of the way. If it can't move th... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Grove City Service Tip: Why Synthetic Oil Is Good For Your Vehicles

October 18, 2020

Hello Ohio! Today's vehicle care topic is: Synthetic Oil vs. Petroleum Based Oil. Synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. If you aren't currently using it, why not? Synthetic motor oil maximizes engine power and fuel economy. To see why, we'd need a microscope, so we'll have... More