Alternator Facts (Failing Alternator)

August 1, 2021

If you notice that your headlights are flickering at night, that's something to pay attention to. While there could be many different things that could cause that problem, one possibility is your vehicle's alternator. The alternator takes mechanical energy from the engine and turns it into electr... More

Coolant Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Grove City

July 25, 2021

Grove City residents' vehicles have to operate in a wide range of Ohio temperatures which requires the engine coolant to be able to perform 'no matter what.' Think for a moment about the environment where the coolant does its thing. Very hot, high pressure, corrosive...And all the while, it has ... More

Motor Oil—The Synthetic Advantage (Synthetic oil vs Conventional)

July 18, 2021

Youve probably already heard that regular oil changes are extremely important for the health of your vehicles engine. Thats sound advice. But what you might not know is when it comes to motor oil, the real thing may not be the best thing for your engine. There are different types of motor oil: ... More

Your Vehicle is Talking to YOU (Service Warning Signs)

July 11, 2021

Your vehicle may be like that famous battery bunny, the one that just keeps going and going. But while it may seem sometimes like you never need to take your vehicle in to be worked on, there are some things you should keep your eyes, ears and nose out for. They are warning you about something t... More

Tire Rotation and Balancing at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Grove City in Grove City

July 4, 2021

Tires do a lot of work for Grove City drivers. They transfer engine power and braking forces to the road; they handle steering control; and they cushion all those bumps and jolts while driving around Grove City. They also support the entire weight of the vehicle, including you and your passenger... More

Let Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Grove City Help You Extend the Life of Your Car

June 27, 2021

If you haven't shopped in the Grove City area for a new vehicle recently, you're likely to experience some sticker shock. It seems everything is costing more these days. And when you consider the price of auto financing in Grove City, and insurance, the idea of hanging on to your old vehicle for ... More

How to Radiate Cool (Radiator Care)

June 20, 2021

There's nothing that radiates cool like a vehicle radiator that's helping to keep your engine running at the proper temperature. You don't have to baby it, but you can't simply ignore it, either. Let's take a quick dive under the hood to let you know what the radiator is doing. It takes the he... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Grove City Alternator Replacement Service in Grove City

June 13, 2021

Your vehicle alternator doesn't get enough credit. Though your battery gets your engine started, after that it's all about the alternator. Driving around Grove City is a lot of work for your alternator, and as upgrades such as heated steering wheels, cooled seats, stability control and lane de... More

The Daily Grind (Grinding Noise)

June 6, 2021

If your vehicle makes a grinding sound when you turn the steering wheel, it's speaking to you. No, really, it is. So listen to what it's saying and you could avoid a much more costly repair down the road. A grinding sound coming from the front of your vehicle when you are turning can offer some... More

Poor Reflections (Door Mirror Problems)

May 30, 2021

Mirror, mirror on the door, why is my vision there so poor? Well, you could have a broken outside rearview mirror that's disabled your blind spot vision there and endangering your ability to see some of the traffic around you. Outside rearview (or door) mirrors are important safety devices that ... More