Car Care Tips

January 2020

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Perrysburg

Most Perrysburg folks occasionally have days when they've got a bunch of errands to run. Yesterday was my day off and I needed to fill the gas tank, pick up some groceries at my Perrysburg market, swing by the ATM and get the kids fr... Read More

10 Services Perrysburg Drivers Often Overlook

We live such busy lives nowadays: work, social events, running the kids all over Perrysburg. Some days it's all we can do to keep track of everywhere we need to be. That's why you've gotta be organized. Smartphones, calendar apps - w... Read More

AAA - Cautions in Extreme Heat

{?video;480;360;http://www.youtube.com/embed/0t63k66IjSk;http://www.protech-automotive.com/Car-Care-Tips/content/images/AAA_ExtremeHeat.jpg;/video?}With temperatures soaring to record highs around the country, AAA cautions motorists not to underestimate the ways in which extreme heat can wreak ... Read More

Wasteful Thinking

With the weather getting colder, you might be tempted to start your vehicle up, let it idle for 15 or 20 minutes and then get in the nice, cozy cabin. Some vehicles offer remote starting that let you do that from the comfort of your home or apartment. But is letting your vehicle idle like that ... Read More

Below 45 Degrees in Perrysburg: Consider Winter Tires

Remember snow tires? They were basically just regular tires with big, knobby lugs to get them through deep snow. They were loud and rode hard, and Perrysburg drivers couldn't wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for all-season radials. Ohio drivers ran out and ... Read More

Too Hot to Handle (Vehicle Overheating)

In the hot weather, seeing steam coming from the engine compartment is something we all dread. No one wants that to happen to them. But if you know the signs of overheating and how to deal with it, you may be able to reduce the risk of damage to your vehicle, maybe even prevent getting stranded ... Read More

The Turn Signal Mystery (Turn Signal Problems)

Some problems are easy to diagnose on a vehicle; others aren't. Figuring out what's wrong with a malfunctioning turn signal sometimes fits into both categories. By the way, if your tempted to just leave your broken blinker broken, remember you can get a ticket for not using them, not to mention... Read More

Why Wheel Balancing and Tire Rotation Save You Money on Tires

Perrysburg drivers want their tires to last as long as possible. Two ways to extend tire life are wheel balancing and tire rotation.When wheels are out of balance, they wobble and vibrate. That makes the tires wear in a cupping patter... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Perrysburg in Perrysburg

Don't you hate it when you hear that squeal from under the hood when you're zipping down a busy Perrysburg road? It usually means there is a problem with the serpentine belt. The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine accessories. It ... Read More

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