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The Harm in Skipping an Oil Change for Grove City Drivers

People in Grove City 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 are now recommending much higher oil change intervals than they have in the past. As much as 5,000 to 8,000 miles (8,000 km to... Read More

Maintenance on My Mind

Ask any Grove City man or woman if they've taken their vehicle in for preventive maintenance lately, and the answer may well be no. Surveys indicate that over 80% of vehicles on the road today are in need of some kind of repair or maintenance. Now, ask that same person why he hasn't taken his car... Read More

Fall and Spring Inspection at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Grove City

Good vehicle care for us Grove City residents has always meant taking our vehicles in every spring and fall for a check-up. Vehicles needed routine maintenance to prepare them for the changes in weather. Today's vehicles aren't quite as sensitive to seasonal changes. Older vehicles required diffe... Read More

Maintenance for High Mileage Vehicles in Grove City, Ohio

The median age for cars in the Grove City, Ohio area was over nine years. And two-thirds had over 75,000 miles. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Grove City we hear reports that those numbers continue to rise.If you have a high-mileage vehicle in the Grove City area, bring it into Tuffy Tire &... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Grove City

Most Grove City folks occasionally have days when they've got a bunch of errands to run. Yesterday was my day off and I needed to fill the gas tank, pick up some groceries at my Grove City market, swing by the ATM and get the kids fr... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Grove City and the Maintenance Mindset

When it comes to their vehicles, some Grove City residents 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. Grove City drivers generally... Read More

Grove City Drivers Severe Service Maintenance Schedules

Since driving requirements and lifestyles differ among Grove City drivers, your vehicle manufacturer publishes two auto maintenance schedules: the regular schedule and the severe service schedule. Which schedule should Grove City drivers follow? Here are some questions to ask yourself:Are most of... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Grove City Helps You Decipher the Menu Board: Part 2

Ohio service centers have a menu board that lists the services they provide. Some Grove City drivers may not be familiar with all of the items on the board so here is a quick description of some of the typical services that might be ... Read More

Maintaining Your Older Car in Grove City, Ohio

The government mandates a lot of equipment on cars in Grove City, Ohio: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the Grove City motoring public, ... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Grove City Maintenance Tips: The Belt Goes On

All Grove City service advisors know that without the alternator, the battery will go dead in a few miles.The serpentine belt may also run the pumps for both the power steering and power brakes. And on many vehicles, the serpentine belt powers the water pump. The water pump circulates c... Read More

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