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Gear Up: Transmission Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Perrysburg in Perrysburg

Video: The transmission system in your vehicle allows you to change gears. Lower gears are power gears. They get your vehicle moving and get it up hills. Higher gears get the vehicle up to speed and get it rolling faster. If you have a standard transmission, then you have to do the work of shifting gea... Read More

Power Steering Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Perrysburg in Perrysburg

Video: Many Perrysburg drivers have been hearing about technological advances in power steering, specifically electric power steering. Some very high-end cars have been featuring electric power steering. Power steering fluid has the necessary hydraulic properties and the ability to lubricate the intern... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Perrysburg Guide to Saving Fuel: Car Weight

Video: The team at Tuffy Tire & Auto Perrysburg in Perrysburg, and Ohio car owners are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. Perrysburg drivers want to save the environment and their pocketbooks.And we all know—or should know—that preventive maintenance will help maximize fuel... Read More

Higher Mileage Service Intervals for Perrysburg

Video: Perrysburg drivers have probably noticed that the government mandates a lot of equipment on cars: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the motoring public in the Perrysburg area, but it does add quite a ... Read More

Does My Choice in Oil Affect Change Intervals?

Video: Oil changes are probably the most recognized service on a vehicle. Almost all Perrysburg residents know about them. But do we know enough?Several decades ago, oil changes were fairly standard: every three months or 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But recent advances in both engine technology an... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down in Perrysburg

Video: There’s not much Perrysburg drivers can do about the price of gas in 
Ohio, but we can control - up to a point - how much we use. Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy. The first thing we can do is watch the go-pedal. Hard acceleration just sucks the gas. Gently leave stop l... Read More

Tire Tread Depth for Perrysburg, Ohio Drivers

Video: Driving on bald tires is like playing roulette. Though you may be fine today, eventually your luck is going to run out.The Feds don't have any laws for tread depth, but 42 of the states, and all of Canada, do have regulations. They consider 2/32 of an inch to be the minimum legal tread depth. Tw... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Perrysburg Guide to Servicing Your Differential

Video: Differential? What's that? And what's it for? I've been told by my service advisor that I need to get it serviced, but is that on the level?Do these questions sound familiar? They're not uncommon for Perrysburg drivers. A lot of us in Perrysburg don't know what a differential is or what it's for... Read More

The Easy Way to Save Cash in Perrysburg

Video: The hottest Ohio news story may be different every day, but there's one topic that seems to come up over and over again – the price of gas in Perrysburg. If you feel like most of your paycheck goes into your gas tank, this post is for you. Here are several basic things people in Perrysburg can d... Read More

Need a New Battery? Call Tuffy Tire & Auto Perrysburg Today

Video: Hello Perrysburg drivers! Need a new battery? There is a good chance that you do – 70% of batteries need to be replaced within four years. As your battery discharges and then recharges as you drive around Perrysburg, bits of the surface of the battery plates disintegrate. As this process continu... Read More

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