Every car in Powell, Ohio, is at risk for theft. So it's up to us to make our cars a less appealing target and more of a challenge – hopefully sending potential thieves to look elsewhere.The National Insurance Crime Bureau recommends a layered approach to protecting vehicles:Common sense...
Posted in Drive Train
on December 09, 2018
We've all seen drivers do crazy things while driving to or from Powell. A guy shaving in the rear-view mirror, a woman applying makeup, people talking on their phones, texting or drinking from an enormous coffee mug. It's a wonder we even dare drive on Ohio roads.The truth is that all of ...
Posted in Service Standards
on December 02, 2018
Hello Powell resident! You would never like to drink a glass of mud, right? Well, your vehicle feels the same way. It needs a steady supply of clean fuel in order to run well and deliver good fuel economy. The fuel filter's job is to clean dirt and rust out of the fuel before it gets to yo...
Posted in Fuel System
on November 25, 2018
Hey Powell! Let's talk about one of our Ohio summertime must-haves: your car A/C. It's real easy for Powell drivers to take their car's air conditioner for granted. Just push the right buttons and out comes cool, dry, clean air. But your air conditioning system needs attention from time to...
Posted in Cabin Air Filter
on November 18, 2018
You probably have heard that expression, "A stitch in time saves nine." In other words, if you fix an issue at its early stages, it will prevent a much more difficult problem later. That's certainly the case with your vehicle, and here's a true story to demonstrate it.A driver noticed his vehicl...
Posted in Fluids
on November 11, 2018
Road trip, anyone? Nothing spoils a great vacation faster than ending up stranded on the side of the road or spending a week in a rundown motel while our vehicle sits in the shop. Long days on the road can bring out the worst in your vehicle, so before you leave, prepare it for the journe...
Posted in Inspection
on November 04, 2018
Today we're talking to Powell drivers about shocks and struts. They're so easy for Ohio folks to forget about because they last so long and wear out so slowly. But your shocks are really responsible for keeping your tires on the road – so they're very important.Without shocks, your wheel...
Posted in Shocks & Struts
on October 28, 2018
Most people in the Powell area are aware that automotive manufacturers have recommended service intervals. Following recommended service intervals is very important. The engineers that design our vehicles have tested the various systems and components to meet durability and safety standard...
Posted in Service Intervals
on October 22, 2018
A lot of us drivers are asking ourselves the same question lately: how can we save on fuel? Powell area residents are all cutting back, if not in fuel consumption, then in other areas of our lives.Preventive MaintenancePreventive maintenance is an important way people in Powell can conserve fue...
Posted in Fuel System
on October 14, 2018
Whenever they hear the term "exhaust service," most Powell residents think about exhaust pipes and mufflers. Well, actually, exhaust service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Powell is a lot more comprehensive these days. For example, catalytic converters were mandated in 1976 and on-board emis...
Posted in Exhaust
on October 07, 2018