Car Care Tips

January 2017

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down in Fort Wayne

There’s not much Fort Wayne drivers can do about the price of gas in 
Indiana, but we can control - up to a point - much we use. Our driving habits can dramatically affect our gas mileage. The first thing we can do is watch the go-pedal. Hard acceleration just sucks the gas. Gently leave stop lig... Read More

Line Them Up: Wheel Alignment Service at Tuffy Fort Wayne - Coldwater

Your browser does not support the video tag. Hello Fort Wayne! Let's talk about alignment. One of the most important parts of preventive maintenance for your vehicle is keeping the wheels in alignment. Poor alignment causes your tires to wear unevenly, which can significantly reduce thei... Read More

Power Steering Service in Fort Wayne

Your browser does not support the video tag. Most Fort Wayne drivers are too young to remember life before power steering - cranking those great big steering wheels! It was a pretty good workout. Now power steering is standard. Let's look at how it works. The heart of any power steering s... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Fort Wayne - Coldwater: Knowing When Your Timing Belt Should Be Replaced

The timing belt in your engine controls the opening and closing of the intake and exhaust valves. Fort Wayne drivers need to replace it on a schedule to avoid failure.Timing belts are very difficult to get to, requiring quite a bit of labor to access. Timing belt replacement is one of the more ex... Read More

Fort Wayne Drivers: Is It Time to Replace Your PCV Valve?

Your browser does not support the video tag. Improved The crankcase is the lower part of the engine where the crankshaft is housed and where the engine oil lives. The crankshaft is connected to the pistons that power the engine.When you are diving around Fort Wayne fuel is burned in your ve... Read More

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