Is your vehicle sometimes hard to start early in the morning? When you turn the key, does it hesitate or stutter? If so, the problem could be the result of a dirty fuel system. Your vehicle's fuel system starts with the air filter and...
Posted in Fuel System
on January 12, 2020
The drive train in your vehicle includes all the components that transfer power from the transmission to the wheels. Those components differ depending on what type of vehicle you drive, namely, front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, al...
Posted in Drive Train
on January 05, 2020
We find that a lot of Whitehall drivers are a little tentative when they talk with their automotive advisors. They want to ask questions but don't want to be embarrassed or seem pushy. Vehicles are very complicated and there's more to...
Posted in Service Standards
on January 01, 2020
There was a man in the Whitehall area who learned that most car accidents occur within a mile of home so he moved. (Just kidding!)When we think of defensive driving, we often focus on our local Ohio highway situations. The fact of ...
Posted in Steering
on December 29, 2019
If you drive, you know at some point, something's going to go wrong with your vehicle. And sometimes, it's pretty easy to figure out what's wrong, like a flat tire. But sometimes your vehicle's symptoms can be really puzzling.One driver in Ohio was heading to work on a hot July day and noticed...
Posted in Transmission
on December 22, 2019
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