Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Whitehall and the Maintenance Mindset

September 26, 2021

When it comes to their vehicles, some Whitehall residents don't have a maintenance mindset. They know they need to take care of their cars, but it just seems really hard to get them to remember to do it. Whitehall drivers generally accept that many things in life require regular maintenance but ... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Car Weight and Your Ohio Driving

September 19, 2021

Weight is the enemy of fuel economy. Everyone from Whitehall knows this makes sense.Some of us in the Whitehall area carry a bunch of unnecessary weight, and I'm not talkin' what you see in the mirror.Guys: sports equipment and tools. Ladies: well, just take a look around the passenger compartmen... More

Why People in Whitehall Hesitate to Get Their Vehicle Serviced

September 12, 2021

A recent report stated that over 80 percent of the vehicles on our Whitehall, Ohio, roads have one or more service or repair that's needed but hasn't been taken care of. Now that's a lot of undone service. That translates into something over 160 million vehicles in North America alone. Some of th... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Whitehall: Signs of an Alignment Problem

September 5, 2021

When properly aligned, all of your wheels are pointed in the same direction. Your vehicle will track true and handle the way it is designed. Whitehall drivers often associate our wheels being knocked out of alignment with an event like an accident, hitting a pothole, curb or some other object. Wh... More

Treat Your Vehicle to Good Tires at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Whitehall

August 29, 2021

When we shop for shoes, most of us know that we can get two pairs of cheap shoes or one good pair for about the same price. And since the two cheap pairs wear out in about the same time as the good pair, there really is no difference in cost. If you like having a closet full of shoes to match yo... More

E-85 Fuel Safety Advice from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Whitehall

August 22, 2021

Today at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Whitehall we want to talk with you about a very important safety issue. This automotive safety warning is coming from a very unusual source: fire fighting experts. You've probably heard of E-85 gasoline being offered in the Whitehall area. Some newer vehicle m... More

The Power Behind your Engine (Alternator Diagnosis and Repair)

August 15, 2021

There's nothing like that sinking feeling when you turn the key and nothing happens in your vehicle. A lot of us are quick to blame the battery. But it may instead be your alternator that's failing. Your battery supplies power to start your vehicle, but the alternator is what sends power when y... More

Air Conditioning Service in Whitehall

August 8, 2021

Hey Whitehall! Let's talk about one of our Ohio summertime must-haves: your car A/C. It's real easy for Whitehall drivers to take their car's air conditioner for granted. Just push the right buttons and out comes cool, dry, clean air. But your air conditioning system needs attention from time to ... More

H20 No! (Driving Through Standing Water)

August 1, 2021

In a year marked by unusually heavy flooding in North America, drivers are very aware of the possibility they may find themselves driving where water has come over the road. It can be a daunting and frightening situation. Flooding waters can move quickly and unpredictably, so you have to keep y... More

Have a Ball! Know your Ball Joints (Ball Joints)

July 25, 2021

We all have joints in our own skeletal system, but did you know your vehicle has some joints of its own? One of the most important is called a ball joint. One of the interesting things is that it's somewhat similar to the ball and socket joints we have in our hips and shoulders. A ball joint all... More