Car Care Tips

Clean Fuel Equals Clean Performance for Powell Drivers

Hello, Powell residents. Let's talk fuel filters. Fuel filters clean the dirt, dust and debris out of your fuel. Both gasoline and diesel-powered engines have them. The fuel filter is located in the fuel line between the fuel tank and the engine.Powell auto owners don't need to filter their fuel ... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Powell Advice on What to Pour into Your Vehicle

Changes in vehicle design and manufacture have resulted in changed fluid requirements for our vehicles. With the sophistication of engines, transmissions, differentials, etc., it's best for Powell residents to always use the proper type of fluid for their vehicle. Using incorrect fluids... Read More

Another Couple of Years: Making Your Vehicle Last With Help From Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Powell

A while back, the Cash for Clunkers program was all over the Ohio news. Powell people could trade in their old vehicle for a new one that got better gas mileage and receive a government rebate. A lot of Powell motorists had so-called clunkers that they wanted to keep. They're good commu... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down Around Powell

There's not much we can do about the price of gas in Powell, Ohio, but we do quite a bit about how much we use as we're driving on our Powell streets.Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy.The first thing we can do is watch the 'go-pedal.' Hard acceleration just suck... Read More

Selecting New Tires and Wheels

Some of us Powell drivers just love tires. All those little rubber hairs on new tires and the smell is wonderful. We live in a great time for tires. No matter how you drive around Ohio, where you want to go or the look you're after; there is a tire for you.The same is true about wheels. ... Read More

Tire Maintenance in Powell

With the recent focus in the Powell area on improving fuel economy, we've been told how important it is to maintain our tire pressure.Powell drivers know that tires wear out, but we want to make them last as long as possible because they're not cheap to replace. In addition to saving ga... Read More

Drive Defensively in Ohio

Car care is part of auto safety in Powell. But the most important thing we can do to improve safety on Ohio roads is to drive safely.Defensive driving begins with the proper attitude. Have in mind that you won't let anyone take your safety away from you. You'll be aware of your surround... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Powell Automotive Tips: Alternator

Your alternator makes electricity to start and run your engine and all of the vital electrical systems in your vehicle. That’s everything from the on-board computers to the turn signals. And of course there is the entertainment system, seat heaters, power windows and everything you plug into the ... Read More

Water Pump

Your cooling system is very important. It circulates coolant through the radiator and your engine to protect your vehicle from overheating. There are five main components to the cooling system: the radiator the radiator cap the hoses the thermostat the water pump The water pump's like... Read More

Battery Replacement for Your vehicle

Modern vehicles in and around Powell run on 12 volt electrical systems. 12 volts is enough to get the job done for Powell drivers without having so much power that there is danger of electrocution. But today's vehicles have more electrical components and do-dads than ever before. This r... Read More

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