Brakes really aren't optional equipment for Fort Wayne car owners. And taking care of them isn't optional either. A regular brake inspection is on every Indiana car's maintenance schedule. At Tuffy Fort Wayne - Coldwater, our team will check your brake system and let you know if ther...
Posted in Brakes
on October 29, 2015
When you get an oil change, it’s always a safe bet to just use the type of oil the auto manufacturer recommends. But sometimes we’re asked if we’d like conventional or synthetic motor oil. We glance at the price tags on the two options and choose the cheaper one. But in this case,...
Posted in Fluids
on October 27, 2015
In your engine, valves over each combustion chamber open to allow fresh air in, close during the combustion event, and then other valves open to let out the exhaust. All of this happens over and over thousands of times a minute. The timing belt’s important job is to make sure that all of this h...
Posted in Timing Belt
on October 20, 2015
Fort Wayne auto owners may know that most automotive failures in Fort Wayne, Indiana are tire related, but do you know the second most common cause for vehicle failure? Nope, it's not teenagers. It is the coolant system. But, if you take good care of your SUV coolant system, it will ...
Posted in Cooling System
on October 09, 2015
When Fort Wayne motorists talk about vehicle safety, they think of tires and brakes. But do we think about our windshields? Isn’t the ability to see a prime safety factor when it comes to driving around Indiana? Yet we often don’t even notice our windshields until we can’t see throu...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on October 07, 2015