Car Care Tips

Dashboard's a Funny Name (Instrumental Panel Warning Lights)

Every day you drive, you're sitting behind the dashboard. But how in the world did it get that name? Back in the days of the horse-drawn carriage, horses would kick up dirt and mud on the driver and passengers, "dashing" debris against the carriage. So those who built carriages began installing a... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Powell in Powell for Better Performance

A fuel injector is a valve that delivers fuel to a vehicle's engine. It has to deliver the precise amount of fuel to precisely the right place, precisely when the engine needs it. The fuel also has to be mixed with air before it can burn in the engine.Fuel injectors are engineered to spray fuel i... Read More

Why People in Powell Hesitate to Get Their Vehicle Serviced

A recent report stated that over 80 percent of the vehicles on our Powell, Ohio, roads have one or more service or repair that's needed but hasn't been taken care of. Now that's a lot of undone service. That translat... Read More

Cool Running in Powell

Unless you live in Death Valley, you really don't hear much any more about cars overheating. That's because cooling systems in vehicles have been much improved. That doesn't mean you can't overheat your vehicle engi... Read More

Recommended Powell Service Intervals

Everyone in Powell, Ohio, knows we are advised to go to our Powell dentist twice a year.  Oral-conscious Powell residents have a teeth-cleaning and examination. Once a year, we get x-rays to look for problems that ca... Read More

Need a New Battery? Call Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Powell Today

Hello Powell drivers! Need a new battery? There is a good chance that you do – 70% of batteries need to be replaced within four years. As your battery discharges and then recharges as you drive around Powell, bits of the surface of the battery plates disintegrate. As this process contin... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Powell: Air Conditioning Inspection

Most auto manufacturers recommend an interval for an air conditioning system inspection. The inspection uncovers leaks, worn hoses and assesses the condition of the other components.Environmental laws in some around Powell require leaks to be repaired before refrigerant can be added. Also some pa... Read More

Fresh Air Inside Your Car in Powell

Air quality has certainly become a hot issue in our modern world. We install air filters on our ventilation systems and in our vacuum cleaners. There's a filter that cleans the air going into our vehicle's engine — so why not one for the air in the passenger compartment?Foreign and dome... Read More

Synthetic Oil for Powell Autos

If you are a driver in Powell and you aren't currently using synthetic motor oil in your vehicle, maybe now's the time to consider it. Need more information? Well, synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. Synthetic oil doesn't gel or gum-up like petroleum based oil ... Read More

Hitting The Brakes In Lehi

Hello Powell, let's talk about brakes. But the mechanical aspects of the brakes themselves are just one issue. There's also the power brake pump and brake fluid. And then there are the tires, which are critical to the effectiveness of the brakes.Let's step back. A new vehicle or truck ... Read More

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