Wipe Out! New Wiper Blades for Powell Drivers

July 5, 2020

When people in Powell talk about vehicle safety, they think of tires and brakes. But do we think about our windshields? Isn't the ability to see a prime safety factor when it comes to driving around Ohio? Yet we often don't even notice our windshields until we can't see through them or our wiper... More

The Byte Stuff (Your Vehicle's Computers)

May 31, 2020

Nobody has to tell you that computers are a part of so many things in our lives. Smartphones, kitchen appliances, vacuum cleaners, televisions. You name itit has a computer in it. And your vehicle is no exception. The earliest cars relied on the technology of their time, and there was no such ... More

The Puzzling Puddle (Leaks Under Vehicle)

May 17, 2020

Ever notice a little spot of liquid under your vehicle after you've parked in your driveway or garage? It may have been something as simple as water left from air conditioning condensation. But then again, it could be a sign that there's trouble brewing in one of your vehicle's systems. You can ... More

Wishy-Washy in Powell

April 26, 2020

Perhaps you've found yourself driving when something all of a sudden splashes on your windshield, obstructing your view. You know that sinking feeling when you try to turn on the windshield washers and no fluid comes out. Now you're blinded even more. What can you do? The best thing is to make su... More

H20 No! (Driving Through Standing Water)

November 3, 2019

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... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Powell: Wiper Blades – Signs of Wear

April 7, 2019

90% of our driving decisions are based on vision. Anything that impedes your vision can affect your driving safety including a dirty windshield. In that sense, your wiper blades are an important safety system. Most Powell drivers will wait until their wipers have failed before they replace them.... More

When "Oh, no!" Turns Into, "All right!"

February 17, 2019

Things we don't expect happen to our vehicles. And let's face, no one really wants to spend money on an unexpected repair. But if you are putting off going to your vehicle repair facility because you're dreading bad news, you might just be putting off some good news. There was one minivan driver ... More