Today's report from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Whitehall is on vehicle batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be very unusual if y...
Posted in Fluids
on December 15, 2019
Most auto manufacturers recommend an interval for an air conditioning system inspection. The inspection uncovers leaks, worn hoses and assesses the condition of the other components.Environmental laws in some around Whitehall require leaks to be repaired before refrigerant can be added. Also some...
Posted in Cabin Air Filter
on December 08, 2019
Today we're talking to Whitehall drivers about shocks and struts. They're so easy for Ohio folks to forget about because they last so long and wear out so slowly. But your shocks are really responsible for keeping your tires on the ...
Posted in Shocks & Struts
on December 01, 2019
If you've been paying attention, you've noticed that vehicle engines are getting more and more powerful in Whitehall. At the same time, they are getting better and better fuel economy. I've gotta tell 'ya, most of that's because of t...
Posted in Timing Belt
on November 24, 2019
When you slow down at stoplight, your vehicle's idle should be smooth as silk. But what happens when the engine is missing or idling roughly? That's your engine's way of telling you, "Hey, I've got something wrong with me and if you don't get someone to find out what it is, I may not start the n...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on November 17, 2019
You may be driving along and find that suddenly your radio stops working. There are no numbers on the display. Then when you get home, you notice the garage door opener doesn't do a thing when you press the button. Hmm, this was working just fine this morning. Are the two problems somehow rela...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on November 10, 2019
Getting adequate fuel to your engine is very important for performance, fuel economy and safety. In order to accomplish this, your fuel system needs to be clean.Today's production cars have fuel injectors, rather than a carburetor. Th...
Posted in Fuel System
on November 03, 2019
Nowadays, Whitehall drivers are paying more at Ohio gas pumps. For some families it adds up to several hundred dollars every month. That's got to come out of the budget somewhere. This is one of the reasons many Ohio drivers are putti...
Posted in Service Intervals
on October 27, 2019
About 90% of our driving decisions in the Whitehall area are based solely on what we see. So having a good pair of windshield wipers is extremely important.Most Whitehall drivers have experienced the frustration and fear of not being ...
Posted in Maintenance
on October 20, 2019
Richard Petty once told AutoNetTV, "You've gotta have good brakes. If you've got good brakes you can keep yourself out of a lotta trouble."That's why a regular brake inspection is on every Whitehall driver's maintenance schedule. An ...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on October 13, 2019