Drive Train Service in Amherst at Tuffy Amherst

July 18, 2021

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, all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The preventive maintenance y... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Amherst: Wiper Blade Options

July 11, 2021

Wiper blades are critically important to Amherst drivers for good driving visibility and safety. When its time to replace your wiper blades, there are a number of different wiper blade designs and grades. Amherst drivers should always use at least the design or grade that came with their vehicle.... More

How to Get Better Gas Mileage in Amherst

July 4, 2021

There is no escaping it: things work better when you take care of them. Something most of us in Amherst can relate to is our computers. You've probably noticed how they get slower and slower over time. It takes longer to start up and programs take forever to load. Eventually, many of us just get... More

Amherst Alignment Service

June 27, 2021

Your car might have an alignment problem if: it drifts or pulls to one side, your steering wheel is off center, you have uneven tire wear or your car doesn't feel like it handles right. When all of a vehicle's wheels are lined up exactly with each other, your wheels are in alignment. Running into... More

Move it or Lose It (Dormant Vehicles)

June 20, 2021

When it comes to your vehicle, driving it too much can cause some issues. But what about not driving a vehicle enough? That has consequences as well. Here are a few things that can happen if a vehicle isn't driven enough. When the engine doesn't operate, the oil isn't lubricating. That means so... More

Keys to a Long Lasting Vehicle

June 13, 2021

We live in a disposable society. Everything from elaborate packaging to our clothing. Even cell phones are disposable. When replacement is cheaper than repair, the term "built to last" goes by the wayside. An exception is our vehicles. They're still a very big investment and Amherst drivers want ... More

When You Hear the Crash in Amherst: What to Do After an Accident

June 6, 2021

Motorists in North America drive about 3 trillion miles/4.8 trillion kilometers every year. There are over 250+ million licensed drivers, and approximately 6.2 million accidents happen every year. Unfortunately, if we're going to drive vehicles, there are going to be accidents. Knowing what to do... More

Beware Dangers of Spring Driving (Seasonal Driving Tips)

June 6, 2021

Sure, winter is quickly fading in the rearview mirror, but the peril of icy roads is replaced with a whole new set of driving challenges in spring. Deer and other wildlife. You are not the only one who gets spring fever. Animals do, too, and spring is the time they start looking for mates and fo... More

The Tuffy Amherst Guide to Saving Fuel: Get Rid of Dirty Oil

June 5, 2021

A lot of us drivers are asking ourselves the same question lately: how can we save on fuel? Amherst area residents are all cutting back, if not in fuel consumption, then in other areas of our lives. Preventive Maintenance Preventive maintenance is an important way people in Amherst can conserve f... More

Using Proper Fluids in Your vehicle

June 4, 2021

Today, Tuffy Amherst is writing about the proper fluids for your vehicle. It's become more complicated with changes in automotive design and manufacturing. It's not that people in Amherst are confused as much as they don't realize how much things have changed in recent years. If you have questio... More