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...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on March 26, 2018
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 is ...
Posted in Diagnostics
on March 19, 2018
In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your vehicle engine. Your engine control computer tells the fuel injector how much fuel to deliver as well as the precise time it should be delivered. Of course this happens thousands of times a minute in every single...
Posted in Fuel System
on March 14, 2018
How do Perrysburg drivers know if an odometer is telling the truth?Well, back in '86, Congress passed the Truth-in-Mileage Act to protect Ohio consumers against mileage fraud. It says a Ohio seller must certify the mileage reported is the actual mileage.To have your odometer checked in Pe...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on March 04, 2018