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Differential Service in Perrysburg, Ohio - What You Need to Know

Video: Scratching your head? Don't worry, if you don't know what a differential is – you will in a moment. That fact is that if you drive a car anywhere in Perrysburg, Ohio, you have a differential. Whether your vehicle is front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive, you have a differential... Read More

Your Vehicle Is NOT Maintenance Free, Perrysburg Car Owners

Video: A generation ago, Perrysburg 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 Perrysburg shop every year or two for repair... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Perrysburg: Rotor Problems

Video: The brake rotor, or disc, is attached to your wheel. The brake pads rub on the rotor to slow your car when you are driving in Perrysburg.Rotors can warp, crack or become misaligned. They can also be damaged by worn out brake pads that scratch grooves into the surface. These conditions result in l... Read More

Servicing High Mileage Vehicles at Tuffy Tire & Auto Perrysburg

Video: The price of gas and the uncertain economy are both causing Ohio residents to review their finances. More and more Perrysburg drivers are opting to keep their vehicles longer and put off purchasing a newer car. It is estimated that two-thirds of the vehicles on the roads of North America today h... Read More

Deep Clean Your Fuel System at Tuffy Tire & Auto Perrysburg

Video: Having trouble with your fuel system? Bring your vehicle into Tuffy Tire & Auto Perrysburg for a check up.In today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Perrysburg auto post, we're talking about fuel system cleaning. The first thing to know is how important it is to have a clean fuel system. Perrysburg res... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Perrysburg: Where Should New Tires Be Placed

Video: When Perrysburg drivers need to replace tires, they need to know how many they should get and on which axle they should be placed. Replacing a damaged tire may leave you with three others with significant wear, which could affect your traction control, stability control and anti-lock brake system... Read More

Differential Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Perrysburg: Viva la Difference

Video: Every vehicle on Ohio roads has a differential, and it is important to the proper operation of the vehicle.  But most Perrysburg residents don't have a clue what it is.The differential compensates for differing wheel speeds. For example, when you turn, the inside tire on the turn travels a much ... Read More

Should Perrysburg Soccer Moms Follow the Severe Service Schedule?

Video: So you take your vehicle in for maintenance and the pro at Tuffy Tire & Auto Perrysburg tells you that you ought to change your oil more often. What? You followed the maintenance schedule – but you take a second look at that “severe service” schedule and see some of the following: 1. Most of ... Read More

The Edible Engine

Video: You may have had a friend whose vehicle was the victim of hungry rodents.  After all, mice, rats and squirrels—even rabbits—have been known to gnaw on wires in engine compartments, causing vehicle electrical systems to go haywire.  They can disable a vehicle completely and be very expensive to fi... Read More

On Board Diagnostics for Your Engine

Video: Starting in 1996, Tuffy Tire & Auto Perrysburg service technicians have been able to use a standardized diagnostic system to help determine what is wrong with a vehicle. This diagnostic system works in tandem with the Engine Control Modules for each vehicle's engine. The Engine Control Module... Read More

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