The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Powell Guide to Saving Fuel: Beware of Myths

May 9, 2021

There's a lot of auto advice in Ohio right now on how to save money on gas. Some of it is good advice. Some of it isn't. Some of it is myth. And it may well be a scam. Plain and simple. When someone offers you a product designed to save money on gas, ask yourself, Does this sound too good to be t... More

Training Received by Technicians in Powell, Ohio

May 2, 2021

When your vehicle breaks down in the Powell, Ohio, area, or just needs some routine service, it can make you a little nervous. Because your vehicle's so important to your life, you need to be back on the road as soon as possible with the problem fixed right the first time.We've been checking in... More

No Yolk! Rotten Egg Smell (Sulfur Smell Causes)

April 25, 2021

The pungent smell of rotten eggs can send people running for the hills. So when that odor is inside your vehicle, yikes! Yolks! The good news is that a trained service technician can search the source of that smell and stanch the stench that comes from another words that begins with S. Sulfur... More

Braking News: Keep Your Stopping Power

April 18, 2021

Richard Petty once told AutoNetTV, You've gotta have good brakes. If you've got good brakes you can keep yourself out of a lotta trouble.That's why a regular brake inspection is on every Powell driver's maintenance schedule. An inspection by your service advisor at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Powe... More

It Wears on You (Tire Rotation)

April 11, 2021

If someone told you there was a fairly inexpensive way to improve your vehicle's handling, fuel economy and extend the life of your tires, you'd probably ask, "What do I have to do?" The answer is to rotate your tires. But you have to do it regularly. A lot of drivers think skipping tire rotatio... More

Battery Replacement at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Powell in Powell

April 4, 2021

Hello, welcome to Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Powell. Today's focus is batteries. It seems like everything in Powell runs on batteries. Of course, the batteries we're most concerned with here at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Powell are those in our customer's vehicles. Just like the batteries in our s... More

Idle Talk about Engines (Causes of Rough Engine Idling)

March 28, 2021

When you slow down at stoplight, your vehicle's idle should be smooth as silk. But what happens when the engine is missing or idling roughly? That's your engine's way of telling you, "Hey, I've got something wrong with me and if you don't get someone to find out what it is, I may not start the n... More

Automotive Detective Work in Powell

March 21, 2021

There's a reason we use the word diagnose when we talk about fixing cars in Powell. Figuring out what's wrong with your vehicle has a lot of similarities to figuring out what's wrong with someone who is ill. Vehicles are a mass of complex systems that can produce a variety of symptoms when somet... More

Alternator Facts (Failing Alternator)

March 14, 2021

If you notice that your headlights are flickering at night, that's something to pay attention to. While there could be many different things that could cause that problem, one possibility is your vehicle's alternator. The alternator takes mechanical energy from the engine and turns it into electr... More

Gas Savings in Powell: Sharpen Your Pencil

March 7, 2021

High gas prices in Powell increase the cost of living for Ohio drivers. You've probably budgeted a certain amount for vehicle related expenses. Increased fuel costs now consume a larger portion of our incomes, causing some Powell vehicle owners to skimp in other areas like scheduled maintenance... More