Car Care Tips

Getting the Right Tires and Wheels in Powell

A lot of people get custom wheels in Powell. When you do this yourself (over the internet . . .) you could run into trouble if you're not careful. Sometimes, once they're mounted, they just don't fit right. The tires rub in turns or ... Read More

H20 No! (Driving Through Standing Water)

In a year marked by unusually heavy flooding in North America, drivers are very aware of the possibility they may find themselves driving where water has come over the road. It can be a daunting and frightening situation. Flooding waters can move quickly and unpredictably, so you have to keep y... Read More

Maintenance on My Mind

Ask any Powell 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 i... Read More

Blind Spot Safety for Powell Driving

Blind spots may be a good thing when it comes to a spouse's annoying habits, but when driving an automobile in Powell, they are definitely to be avoided. So, while it's not good marital advice, it's good auto advice to minimize your ... Read More

Differential Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Powell

Here at AutoNetTV, we have national viewers, like your neighbors in Powell, who write to us with questions or feedback. One common question we're asked is: "What is a differential and what does it do?" You may have been told by your ... Read More

Check Engine Light Diagnosis at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Powell

Hello Powell . Have you ever had your Check Engine light come on? Did you panic? Or just scowl and ignore it? What should you do? Pull to the side of the road and call a tow truck? Or just keep driving? What does that little light re... Read More

Considering an Alternative Fuel Vehicle in Powell?

There is a clear and vocal demand in Powell and nationally for a reduction in air pollution and our dependence on fossil fuels. This is what is driving the Ohio market for alternative fuel vehicles. There are a number of these vehicl... Read More

A Cold Day in Powell – Air Conditioning Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Powell

Most Powell drivers worry about a breakdown or a tire blowout on a busy Ohio highway, but don't worry too much about failure of their air conditioning system. A breakdown on the side of the road can be a miserable and dangerous affai... Read More

Nighttime Visibility in Powell

There are a number of factors that contribute to the high nighttime accident rate in the Powell area, things like drowsy driving and a higher rate of impaired driving. Without a doubt, visibility is a major contributor. Let's focus on... Read More

A Not-So-Straight Story (Vehicle Pulls to One Side)

A vehicle should travel straight down a straight road with the steering wheel centered. But time and travel can take their toll and soon you may find your vehicle pulling to the left or right. Those are not good signs and should be taken care of fairly quickly.One thing that you should note is... Read More

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