On Board Diagnostics for Your vehicle

January 29, 2023

Today we're going to talk about on-board diagnostics and the questions we hear from folks around Amherst, Ohio, who need answers about diagnostic services. They want to know what diagnostics are, what's involved and what the benefits are. They really want to understand the value of diagnostic sca... More

Which Item Is Most Stolen from Vehicles in Amherst?

January 22, 2023

Which item is most often stolen from vehicles in Amherst?Is it: Stereo Wheels Air Bag DVD System Well, if you said stereo you used to be right. But airbags have now surpassed stereos as the biggest target for theft in Ohio approximately 50,000 a year are stolen across the country. New airba... More

Custom Wheels and Tires for Your Amherst Ride

January 15, 2023

It seems like everywhere you go in the Amherst area you see custom wheels. Big trucks, little cars, mini-vans - it doesn't matter - are expressing themselves with custom wheels. Some Ohio auto owners want smaller tires and wheels - some want larger - and some want them enormous. So where do you... More

Losing Your Spark (Spark Plug Replacement)

January 8, 2023

When's the last time you thought about spark plugs? You probably don't remember. That's because spark plugs usually last a long time and don't need much attention. But they don't last forever, and when they start going bad, they'll send you a few clues. Vehicle is hard to start. Fuel economy ... More

Below 45 Degrees in Amherst: Consider Winter Tires

January 1, 2023

Remember snow tires? They were basically just regular tires with big, knobby lugs to get them through deep snow. They were loud and rode hard, and Amherst drivers couldn't wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for all-season radials. Ohio drivers ran out and bou... More

Sniffing Out a Problem

December 25, 2022

Your parents probably taught you to have common sense. When it comes to your vehicle, common scents can also come in handy. Different smells may tell you about some conditions in your vehicle that need attention. For example, you know what rotten eggs smell like. If you smell them around your ve... More

Tuffy Amherst Service for Your Exhaust System

December 18, 2022

Your vehicle's exhaust system is more than just a tailpipe and a muffler. In fact, it is one of the most complex systems on your vehicle. The manifold is attached to the vehicle engine. It collects exhaust from the cylinders and directs it into the exhaust pipe. Gaskets seal the connection of th... More

How Much Does It Cost? (Variations in Vehicle Repair Costs)

December 11, 2022

Ever wonder why it costs so much more to fix a similar problem in two different vehicles? Let's say you now own an SUV and before that, you owned a car. Your SUV's air conditioning system needs a new evaporator, but the cost for the new one is way more than you remember it was for your car. How... More

Out with the Old (Vehicle Parts that Wear Out)

December 4, 2022

Some drivers don't pay any attention to their vehicles until something breaks. Others take them into their service repair facility for maintenance even before a problem develops. Still, even if you fit into the second group, there are some parts on a vehicle that will simply wear out over time.... More

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Wheel Bearings

November 27, 2022

Why are wheel bearings for Amherst vehicles important? It's simple: your wheel bearings keep the wheels on your vehicle. In today's Tuffy Amherst post, we'll discuss more about wheel bearings and how you can make sure they can do their very job while you drive around Amherst, Ohio. Wheel bearings... More