Fuel Saving Tip: Fuel System Cleaning Near Whitehall, Ohio

May 28, 2023

A lot of fuel is wasted in the Whitehall area by dirty fuel delivery systems in vehicles.Let's start at the tank. The gas tank gathers dirt, rust and sediment over the years. That's why there's a fuel filter to clean the fuel after it leaves the tank. A dirty filter will rob the engine of the cle... More

I Can See Clearly (Wiper Blade Replacement)

May 21, 2023

Warm weather can bring severe storms, and when the rain is coming down hard, that's one time you really need to be able to see as clearly as possible out your windshield. Having wiper blades that are fit for the job are important to maintain that safe view. Maybe you live in a climate where you ... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Whitehall: Where Should New Tires Be Placed

May 14, 2023

When Whitehall drivers need to replace tires, they need to know how many they should get and on which axle they should be placed. Replacing a damaged tire may leave you with three others with significant wear, which could affect your traction control, stability control and anti-lock brake systems... More

Don't Neglect Your Spare (Spare Tire Care)

May 7, 2023

If you've ever had a flat tire, then you know welcome it is to have a spare tire that is properly inflated, in good shape and easy to get to. Problem is many of us don't even give our spare tire (if we even have one) a second thought. If you have an SUV or truck with a spare, it may be mounted o... More

Air Conditioning Maintenance at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Whitehall in Whitehall

April 30, 2023

Warm weather or cold, Whitehall drivers still need to think about their vehicle's air conditioning. Most Whitehall people don't service their air conditioning until after it fails. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Whitehall, we can advise you on your vehicle manufacturers preventive maintenance sche... More

Whitehall Drivers: Is It Time to Replace Your PCV Valve?

April 23, 2023

The crankcase is the lower part of the engine where the crankshaft is housed and where the engine oil lives. The crankshaft is connected to the pistons that power the engine. When you are diving around Whitehall, fuel is burned in your vehicle engine, it pushes the pistons down and the cranksha... More

Let's Clear Some Things Up (Headlight Restoration)

April 16, 2023

You know how exposing your skin to sunlight can cause sunburn and other unhealthy things. Sunlight can also create major problems for your headlights. After they've been exposed to ultraviolet light, acrylic headlights can yellow and fog due to oxidation. And when that happens, less light can ... More

Visibility Disaster! (Windshield Washer Pump Replacement)

April 9, 2023

Let's say you live in a cold climate where the snowy, icy weather challenges you to clear the salt and debris tossed up on your windshield. You push your windshield washer switch expecting a good stream of fluid so the blades can wipe the glass clean. Yet nothing comes out. Nada, zip. What's g... More

Water Pump

April 2, 2023

Your cooling system is very important. It circulates coolant through the radiator and your engine to protect your vehicle from overheating. There are five main components to the cooling system: the radiator the radiator cap the hoses the thermostat the water pump The water pump's like the hear... More

Ethics of Automotive Repair in Whitehall

March 26, 2023

We're going to be talking about the ethics of automotive repair. It seems like news outlets really like hit-and-run reporting; they hit everyone from groceries stores to retail to physicians. And the Whitehall automotive service and repair industry hasn't been given a pass either.Unfortunately, e... More