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Hold the Oil! (Oil Pan Gasket Replacement)

You've likely heard how important oil is to your vehicle's engine. Did you know that there's one part that's responsible for holding that oil so you can use it every day? It's called the oil pan, and it sits at the bottom of the engine.The oil pan is a vital, though simple, part of your engine's... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Perrysburg On Your Serpentine Belt

Today we're going to be talking about serpentine belts for our Perrysburg, Ohio, customers. Let's start by talking about the accessories that are driven by the serpentine belt. First is the alternator. That's the device that makes electricity to power the vehicle and recharge the battery. Then ... Read More

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

Let Tuffy Tire & Auto Perrysburg Help You Keep Your Vehicle Another Couple of Years

Perrysburg area residents may remember when the U.S. government's "Cash for Clunkers" program made a splash on the news scene. People were offered incentives to trade in old vehicles for new, in the interest of better and improved air quality from reduced emissions.But a lot of Perrysburg drivers... Read More

Which Item Is Most Stolen from Vehicles in Perrysburg?

Which item is most often stolen from vehicles in Perrysburg?Is it:StereoWheelsAir BagDVD SystemWell, if you said stereo – you used to be right. But airbags have now surpassed stereos as the biggest target for theft in Ohio – approximately 50,000 a year are stolen across the countr... Read More

Maintenance for High Mileage Vehicles in Perrysburg, Ohio

The median age for cars in the Perrysburg, Ohio area was over nine years. And two-thirds had over 75,000 miles. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Perrysburg we hear reports that those numbers continue to rise.If you have a high-mileage vehicle in the Perrysburg area, bring it into Tuffy Tire & Auto Pe... 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 won't l... Read More

Relax When the Wind Blows in Ohio: Winter Car Prep for Perrysburg Drivers

When autumn comes around in Perrysburg, leaves fall, nights get longer and there's a definite nip in the air. Time to unpack the boots and gloves and fold some extra blankets onto the beds. It's also time for Perrysburg drivers to winterize their vehicles.Here is some expert auto advice for Perry... Read More

Hey Perrysburg Drivers; What Is the Most Distracting Food?

So what is the most distracting food to have in the car while driving around Perrysburg?Is it:A Hamburger;Coffee;A Soft Drink, orGummy Bears?Well, you may be surprised to learn that all but the gummy bears are in the top ten most distracting foods when you are driving. But if you ch... Read More

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