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Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Perrysburg: When to Replace Your Wiper Blades

There are several important factors that go into how often Perrysburg drivers should replace their wiper blades. Of course, the more you use your wipers, the faster the blades will wear out – especially if you use them on an icy windshield. Whether it’s a lot of bugs and road grime from Ohio free... Read More

Smart Perrysburg Drivers Protect Against Overheating

Engines get hot when they run. This heat can build up and damage vital engine parts, so engines need a cooling system to keep them running. Cooling system failure is the most common mechanical failure in vehicles. This is unfortunate, because these failures are usually easy for Perrysbu... Read More

Drive Train Service in Perrysburg at Tuffy Tire & Auto Perrysburg

The drive train in your vehicle includes all the components that transfer power from the transmission to the wheels. Those components differ depending on what type of vehicle you drive, namely, front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The preventive main... Read More

Why a Trip Inspection Is a Good Idea

At Tuffy Tire & Auto Perrysburg we get a lot of Perrysburg drivers asking about vehicle trip preparation. That's a big deal. You could be driving through mountains and deserts in some pretty lonely areas around Ohio, so it's important to know that the vehicle is up to the task and w... Read More

Hey Perrysburg Drivers, How Many Miles Are on Your Car?

Nowadays, Perrysburg drivers are paying more at Ohio gas pumps. For some families it adds up to several hundred dollars every month. That's got to come out of the budget somewhere. This is one of the reasons many Ohio drivers are putting off buying a new car. They plan on keeping their o... Read More

Positive Crankcase Ventilation – PCV Valve Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Perrysburg

Hello Perrysburg! Did you know that the first federally-mandated emissions control device was introduced in the 1960's? The Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, or PCV valve, has been installed in Ohio vehicles since 1964 and represents the first legislation by the United States government to re... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Tire Pressure Saves Fuel in Perrysburg

Underinflated tires waste gas for lots of folks in the Perrysburg area. Think how hard it is to walk in sand – you just have to work harder because of the resistance. When your tires don't have enough air in them, their rolling resistance is dramatically increased and it simply takes mor... Read More

Procrastination Prevention in Perrysburg

Every one of us has a little procrastinator inside us. Some put off getting our teeth cleaned. Others put off answering our emails. Yet others put off calling friends and family (sorry, Uncle Joe). And there are those of us who put off getting our vehicle's service done, whether it's a repair or ... Read More

Perrysburg Safety Systems: Tire Pressure Monitoring System

Flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances can all be the result of driving around Perrysburg on underinflated tires. Admittedly, it's hard to tell when a radial tire is underinflated. If your vehicle manufacturer recommends 35 pounds of pressure, your vehicle tires are consi... Read More

E-85 Fuel Safety Advice from Tuffy Tire & Auto Perrysburg

  Today at Tuffy Tire & Auto Perrysburg we want to talk with you about a very important safety issue. This automotive safety warning is coming from a very unusual source: fire fighting experts. You've probably heard of E-85 gasoline being offered in the Perrysburg area. Some newer ve... Read More

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