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March 2020

Your Vehicle Is NOT Maintenance Free, Powell Car Owners

A generation ago, Powell drivers seemed to be more inclined to keep their vehicle's preventive maintenance on schedule. One reason for this may be that vehicles back then were a lot less reliable than they are today. Taking your vehicle in to your Powell shop every year or two for repairs seemed... Read More

Power Steering Service in Powell

Most Powell drivers are too young to remember life before power steering - cranking those great big steering wheels! It was a pretty good workout. Now power steering is standard. Let's look at how it works. The heart of any power steering system is its pump. The pump pressurizes the power steerin... Read More

Busted: The Maintenance-Free Myth in Powell

There's a segment of the Powell area population that's not committed to proper vehicle maintenance. Now, the ignition system in your vehicle is electronic and controlled by the engine management computer. Spark plugs rarely get fouled and will last for as much as 100,000 miles (160,000 kilomete... Read More

Fall and Spring Checkup in Powell

When I was a kid, my dad always made sure he took the cars in for Spring and Fall checkups. I was telling a friend that it's about time to get into Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Powell for a checkup and he said that he read on the internet that modern cars don't need seasonal service.My friend is (te... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Powell: Good Service and Good Fuel Economy

Most Powell auto owners want to save on gas and seek our advice on improving economy. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Powell, we are frequently asked, however, if it is really worth the extra effort. Just how much money can Powell drivers actually save?In today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Powell ar... Read More

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