Car Care Tips

July 2018

On Board Diagnostics for Your vehicle

Today we're going to talk about on-board diagnostics and the questions we hear from folks around Powell, Ohio, who need answers about diagnostic services. They want to know what diagnostics are, what's involved and what the benefits are. They really want to understand the value of diagnost... Read More

Fuel Injector Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Powell

In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your vehicle engine. Your engine control computer tells the fuel injector how much fuel to deliver as well as the precise time it should be delivered. Of course this happens thousands of times a minute in every single... Read More

Hey Powell Drivers; What Is the Most Distracting Food?

So what is the most distracting food to have in the car while driving around Powell?Is it:A Hamburger;Coffee;A Soft Drink, orGummy Bears?Well, you may be surprised to learn that all but the gummy bears are in the top ten most distracting foods when you are driving. But if you chose ... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Auto Myths Around Powell

With high fuel prices in Powell, Ohio, comes lots of gas saving advice. Some of it, like what you hear on is great. When you get one of those e-mails that's going around telling you how to save gas, try to think it through.Does it really make sense? Does it defy the laws of physics?Do s... Read More

Can Car Scent Keep You Safe on Ohio Roads?

Here's a travel tip that'll I'll bet you didn't know, and it might keep you safer...The average American commuter in Ohio spends two and a half hours daily in their vehicle.The government says 100,000 auto accidents yearly are caused by drivers who fall asleep at the wheel. (Aggressive driving is... Read More

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