Have you ever had an experience like this in Perrysburg, Ohio? You drive through the one of those automatic car washes. When you get to the end, where the dryer is blowing, your check engine light started flashing!You fear the worst, but within a block or two, the light stopped flashing, but st...
Posted in Dashboard
on May 31, 2016
Ever heard the sad tale of a staggeringly repair bill from a broken timing belt? Bad news. Let's take a lesson from their woes and remember to think about our timing belt.First, let's review what a timing belt does. The top part of the engine, over the cylinders is called the cylinder head. Th...
Posted in Parts
on May 25, 2016
Most people in the Perrysburg area are aware that automotive manufacturers have recommended service intervals. Following recommended service intervals is very important. The engineers that design our vehicles have tested the various systems and components to meet durability and safety standards...
Posted in Service Intervals
on May 15, 2016
The timing belt in your engine controls the opening and closing of the intake and exhaust valves. Perrysburg drivers need to replace it on a schedule to avoid failure.Timing belts are very difficult to get to, requiring quite a bit of labor to access. Timing belt replacement is one of the more ex...
Posted in Timing Belt
on May 09, 2016
Today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Perrysburg article focuses on severe service maintenance. Many Perrysburg drivers are not aware of them and yet there are also very vocal advocates in Ohio who think that severe service schedules apply to everyone. Somewhere between a complete lack of awareness and th...
Posted in Maintenance
on May 01, 2016