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A Cool and Smooth Transmission in Whitehall

Your browser does not support the video tag. When it comes to preventive maintenance on our vehicles, most of us Whitehall drivers remember to get our oil changed. But services that occur at longer intervals — like transmission service — sometimes get overlooked. Yet transmission service... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Whitehall: Timing Belt Overview

In your engine, valves over each combustion chamber open to allow fresh air in, close during the combustion event, and then other valves open to let out the exhaust. All of this happens over and over thousands of times a minute when you are driving around Whitehall. The timing belt’s important jo... Read More

Good Timing: Proper Timing Belt Replacement Saves Money for Whitehall Drivers

Your browser does not support the video tag. Knowing how their engine works can help Whitehall drivers make informed decisions about auto care and prevent repairs to their vehicles. This is especially true when it comes to timing belts.An engine's power is generated in the cylinders. Ins... Read More

Combustion Choreography: Timing Belt Replacement at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Whitehall in Whitehall

Have you ever seen a ballet performance? Have you wondered how all of those dancers manage to travel all over the stage jumping and twirling and never crash into each other? That's the job of a choreographer.Our auto engines are also highly choreographed. Pistons travel up and down inside cylinde... Read More

Ask Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Whitehall: What Happens When a Serpentine Belt Breaks?

Your browser does not support the video tag. The serpentine belt is aptly named since it snakes around under your hood. It may lack its namesake's fangs, but it sure packs a wallop when it breaks.The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine systems. It runs the alternator, which charges the... Read More

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