Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Perrysburg: Tire Replacement Overview

January 3, 2017

Tires are an expensive purchase, so knowing when tires should be replaced is important for Perrysburg drivers. Tires will just wear out with normal use. The depth of the tread on your tire determines how well it will stop, start and steer especially in wet conditions. 4/32th of an inch (3.2 mm) ... More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Perrysburg Guide to Saving Fuel: Beware of Myths

December 27, 2016

There's a lot of auto advice in Ohio right now on how to save money on gas. Some of it is good advice. Some of it isn't. Some of it is myth. And it may well be a scam. Plain and simple. When someone offers you a product designed to save money on gas, ask yourself, Does this sound too good to be t... More

What's up with Diesels in Perrysburg?

December 19, 2016

Would you be surprised to learn that about half of the passenger cars in Europe have diesel engines? You might also be surprised to learn that most manufacturers produce a variety of diesel-fueled cars for purchase abroad.Diesel-fueled vehicles haven't been as popular in the North American marke... More

Battery Replacement for Your vehicle

December 13, 2016

Modern vehicles in and around Perrysburg run on 12 volt electrical systems. 12 volts is enough to get the job done for Perrysburg drivers without having so much power that there is danger of electrocution. But today's vehicles have more electrical components and do-dads than ever before. This re... More

Looking Down the Road - Headlamps

December 5, 2016

If you've ever been driving around Perrysburg and had a headlamp go out, you've probably just wanted to replace the bad bulb. If your car uses halogen headlamps, they dim over time. So if you just put in one, they won't have the same brightness, which can be distracting and will affect your field... More

Battery Basics for Perrysburg

November 30, 2016

It's important for Perrysburg drivers to know battery basics. First, let's talk about which is harder on a battery hot or cold Ohio weather. Most Perrysburg area drivers think it's cold weather because that's when we call on our batteries to have enough power to start a cold vehicle engine. How... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Perrysburg: Signs of an Alignment Problem

November 20, 2016

When properly aligned, all of your wheels are pointed in the same direction. Your vehicle will track true and handle the way it is designed. Perrysburg drivers often associate our wheels being knocked out of alignment with an event like an accident, hitting a pothole, curb or some other object. W... More

When Do My Shocks Need to Be Replaced?

November 13, 2016

A good suspension system gives a vehicle a smooth, even ride while providing Perrysburg drivers with good handling and control. But like any system on your vehicle, parts of the suspension system can wear out, leading to a lower ride quality and safety concerns. So it's a good idea for drivers i... More

Buying the Right Tires and Wheels in Perrysburg, Ohio

November 7, 2016

Everyone in Perrysburg, Ohio eventually replaces their tires, whether it's because they're worn out or they're just looking for something different. There are so many great tire choices in Perrysburg, it can be difficult to sort them out. Let's group the broad spectrum into several categories th... More

Good Timing: Proper Timing Belt Replacement Saves Money for Perrysburg Drivers

October 31, 2016

Knowing how their engine works can help Perrysburg drivers make informed decisions about auto care and prevent repairs to their vehicles. This is especially true when it comes to timing belts.An engine's power is generated in the cylinders. Inside the cylinder is a piston that moves up and down ... More