Losing Your Spark (Spark Plug Replacement)

October 24, 2021

When's the last time you thought about spark plugs? You probably don't remember. That's because spark plugs usually last a long time and don't need much attention. But they don't last forever, and when they start going bad, they'll send you a few clues. Vehicle is hard to start. Fuel economy ... More

Drive Train Service in Grove City at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Grove City

October 17, 2021

The drive train in your vehicle includes all the components that transfer power from the transmission to the wheels. Those components differ depending on what type of vehicle you drive, namely, front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The preventive maintenance y... More

Hey Grove City Drivers, How Many Miles Are on Your Car?

October 10, 2021

Nowadays, Grove City drivers are paying more at Ohio gas pumps. For some families it adds up to several hundred dollars every month. That's got to come out of the budget somewhere. This is one of the reasons many Ohio drivers are putting off buying a new car. They plan on keeping their old vehicl... More

When Metal Meets Metal (Wheel Bearings)

October 3, 2021

What part of your vehicle has little metal balls inside that are lubricated and allow you to cruise on down the road? They are wheel bearings, and automotive designers might argue they are human beings' second greatest invention of all time (the first is, of course, the wheel!). You have a wheel... More

Pinch Petroleum Pennies! (Fuel Saving Tips)

September 26, 2021

If you saw a dollar bill on the ground, you'd pick it up, right? Well, whether you find that dollar on the ground or in savings at the gas pump, money is money, and here are some ways to hold on to more of it. Slowing down is the easiest way to save fuel, especially for every speed increase over ... More

When Are Your Tires Worn Out?

September 19, 2021

Hey Grove City area drivers, are your tires worn out? What is the standard for our Ohio streets? How can you tell on your vehicle?While there may be legal requirements for the Grove City area, there are safety concerns that go beyond meeting minimum replacement mandates.Two-thirty-seconds of an... More

A Door No One Can Step Through (Fuel Door Repair and Maintenance)

September 12, 2021

Your vehicle has lots of doors including that one usually near the back on the vehicle's side. That's the fuel door, something you use every time you gas up. These endure hundreds of open-and-close cycles, usually without any problems. But when they act up, it can be a major inconvenience for ... More

The Neglected Windshield (Windshield Care)

September 5, 2021

You look at it every day, yet you don't really see it. We're talking about your vehicle's windshield, and if you're not seeing it at all, that's probably a good sign. The fact is that unless our windshields get fogged up, hazy or cracked, we don't pay all that much attention to them. Consideri... More

A Honking Big Jam (Stuck Horn)

August 29, 2021

At one time or another, most drivers honk their horn at someone who might be texting at a stoplight or not paying attention when they're driving. But what happens when you tap on your horn and all of a sudden it won't quit? Everyone's looking at you like you're an angry jerk and all you want to ... More

What's in a Number? (What Tire Numbers Mean)

August 22, 2021

You've probably never paid much attention to the writing on the sides of your tires, but they contain a wealth of information. There's a long combination of letters and numbers that can tell you a whole lot about what tires your vehicle was designed to be riding on. Let's check out this example... More