On Board Diagnostics for Your vehicle

May 9, 2021

Today we're going to talk about on-board diagnostics and the questions we hear from folks around Whitehall, Ohio, who need answers about diagnostic services. They want to know what diagnostics are, what's involved and what the benefits are. They really want to understand the value of diagnostic s... More

No Strain, No Gain (The Basics of Oil Filters)

May 2, 2021

Ever wonder what one of the best things is to ever happen to your vehicle's engine? It's the little thing that usually looks like a can, the oil filter. Just like your kitchen sink strainer filters out errant particles of food from clogging your drain, the oil filter cleans out small particles t... More

Hey Whitehall Drivers; What Is the Most Distracting Food?

April 25, 2021

So what is the most distracting food to have in the car while driving around Whitehall?Is it: A Hamburger; Coffee; A Soft Drink, or Gummy 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 chose 'cof... More

It Is Time to Check Your Intervals

April 18, 2021

Part of the engineering that goes into designing a vehicle is testing the components to ensure that they meet durability and safety standards. Because of this, manufacturers have a good idea as to how long the parts in your vehicle will last under normal driving conditions. For this reason, they... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down Around Whitehall

April 11, 2021

There's not much we can do about the price of gas in Whitehall, Ohio, but we do quite a bit about how much we use as we're driving on our Whitehall streets.Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy.The first thing we can do is watch the 'go-pedal.' Hard acceleration just sucks t... More

Lean Times (Shocks and Springs)

April 4, 2021

You may have noticed your vehicle going through lean times. By that, we mean it's literally leaning to one side. When you notice that, you should get it checked out at your service facility soon because you could have a serious problem. Many things can cause a vehicle to lean. You may have pro... More

Thoughtful Gifts for the Winter Driver

March 28, 2021

You may be one of those romantics who don't like giving (or getting) practical gifts for special occasions. Just wait until one of those gifts helps you out of a big predicament in cold weather, and you realize that practical gifts can be life savers. Here are a few things you may give the cold-... More

A Cold Day in Whitehall – Air Conditioning Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Whitehall

March 21, 2021

Most Whitehall drivers worry about a breakdown or a tire blowout on a busy Ohio highway, but don't worry too much about failure of their air conditioning system. A breakdown on the side of the road can be a miserable and dangerous affair during Whitehall rush hour, but so can a long ride in a ho... More

Economics of Maintenance for Whitehall Auto Owners

March 14, 2021

Buying a new car in Whitehall is always a big financial decision. The allure of that new car smell is powerful, to be sure. But what if your current car is still in good shape? How do you decide?People in Whitehall who've been used to driving a new car every three to five years may be having sec... More

The Red Menace (How to Deal with Rust)

March 7, 2021

Rust. It's worse if you drive in places that use salt on the roads in winter, or if you spend time driving near a body of salt water. But any vehicle has to deal with rust after years on the road. And it's not just that rust can eat away your vehicle's body and fenders. It can be a real probl... More