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Straight and True in Fort Wayne: Wheel Alignment

Most Fort Wayne folks worry about running out of gas or having a breakdown on the side of the road. That is why we practice preventive maintenance on our vehicles — that and to keep our repair bills down. But one im... Read More

Dashboard's a Funny Name (Instrumental Panel Warning Lights)

Every day you drive, you're sitting behind the dashboard. But how in the world did it get that name? Back in the days of the horse-drawn carriage, horses would kick up dirt and mud on the driver and passengers, "dashing" debris against the carriage. So those who built carriages began installing a... Read More

Maintaining Your Older Car in Fort Wayne, Indiana

The government mandates a lot of equipment on cars in Fort Wayne, Indiana: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the Fort Wa... Read More

The Tuffy Fort Wayne - Coldwater Basic Guide To Synthetic Oil

Synthetic motor oil has been around for a long time, and more and more new vehicles are leaving factories with synthetic in their engines. But a lot of drivers don't really know much about it.Let's start with conventional oil – the kind folks are used to. Conventional oil is made up of naturally ... Read More

Keeping Your Fort Wayne Air Fresh When Driving With a Clean Cabin Air Filter

Pop quiz: What is a cabin air filter? A. A filter for your Fort Wayne house?B. A fresh, piney scent?C. A filter for the passenger compartment of your car? Clever you, it's C.A cabin air filter cleans the outside air... Read More

Tuffy Fort Wayne - Coldwater Advice on Buying New Tires

Today's tires and wheels offer a lot of options for every Fort Wayne driver's style, habits and driving conditions.Tires are designed for high-performance in winter or summer and even come in a long-wearing variety for all Indiana seasons.Fort Wayne off-roaders should be excited about t... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Fort Wayne - Coldwater: Making a Battery Last Longer

One thing all Fort Wayne drivers can do to extend the life of their battery is to keep it clean. A greasy, dirty battery holds in damaging heat. Same goes for removing corrosion from the terminals. Tuffy Fort Wayne - Coldwater can help maintain your battery.Allowing your battery to be deeply depl... Read More

E-85 Fuel Safety Advice from Tuffy Fort Wayne - Coldwater

  Today at Tuffy Fort Wayne - Coldwater 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 Fort Wayne area. Some newer vehicl... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Fort Wayne - Coldwater: Causes of Wheel Misalignment

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. Fort Wayne drivers often associate our wheels being “knocked” out of alignment with an event like a major crash, hitting a pothole, curb or some other objec... Read More

Protecting Your Vehicle from Theft in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Every car in Fort Wayne, Indiana, is at risk for theft. So it's up to us to make our cars a less appealing target and more of a challenge – hopefully sending potential thieves to look elsewhere.The National Insurance Crime Bureau recommends a layered approach to protecting vehicles: Com... Read More

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