Car Care Tips

How to Get Better Gas Mileage in Fort Wayne

There is no escaping it: things work better when you take care of them. Something most of us in Fort Wayne 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... Read More

When "Oh, no!" Turns Into, "All right!"

Things we don't expect happen to our vehicles. And let's face, no one really wants to spend money on an unexpected repair. But if you are putting off going to your vehicle repair facility because you're dreading bad news, you might just be putting off some good news. There was one minivan driver ... Read More

Coolant/Antifreeze Service at Tuffy Fort Wayne - Coldwater

Anyone who drives a car in Fort Wayne knows that engines get hot when they run. But did you know that engines need to be cooled to keep running? Heat inside an engine can cause the metal parts to expand, which can seize up an engine and make it stop running. It can even ruin the entire ... Read More

Tuffy Fort Wayne - Coldwater Automotive Tips: Alternator

Your alternator makes electricity to start and run your engine and all of the vital electrical systems in your vehicle. That’s everything from the on-board computers to the turn signals. And of course there is the entertainment system, seat heaters, power windows and everything you plug into the ... Read More

Fresh Air Inside Your Car in Fort Wayne

Air quality has certainly become a hot issue in our modern world. We install air filters on our ventilation systems and in our vacuum cleaners. There's a filter that cleans the air going into our vehicle's engine — so why not one for the air in the passenger compartment?Foreign and dome... Read More

Wiper Blades in Indiana

If you're gonna drive around the Fort Wayne area, you've got to be able to see! So having a good set of windshield wipers is extremely important. We've all experienced the frustration and fear of not being able to see clearly during a storm or when our windshield is just dirty.It seems ... Read More

Tuffy Fort Wayne - Coldwater Automotive Tips: Diagnostic Service

Imagine waking up one morning with a stomach ache. You pick up the phone, call the doctor’s office and say, “I’ve got a really bad tummy ache. How much will it cost to make me feel better?” Of course you wouldn’t do that. You know that there could be a lot of reasons for your symptoms and that th... Read More

Coolant Service at Tuffy Fort Wayne - Coldwater

Fort Wayne residents' vehicles have to operate in a wide range of Indiana temperatures which requires the engine coolant to be able to perform 'no matter what.' Think for a moment about the environment where the coolant does its thing. Very hot, high pressure, corrosive...And all the wh... Read More

Fort Wayne Safety Systems: Tire Pressure Monitoring System

Flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances can all be the result of driving around Fort Wayne on underinflated tires. Admittedly, it's hard to tell when a radial tire is underinflated. If your vehicle manufacturer recommends 35 pounds of pressure, your vehicle tires are consi... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Fort Wayne - Coldwater: Alignment Inspection

Uneven tire wear, the car pulling to one side or a steering wheel that is off-center are signs for Fort Wayne drivers that their wheels may be out of alignment.When doing an alignment inspection, the service advisor at Tuffy Fort Wayne - Coldwater will inspect your tires for uneven wear as well a... Read More

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