Car Care Tips

June 2017

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Fort Wayne - Coldwater: Serpentine Belt Tensioner

The serpentine belt tensioner applies pressure to the serpentine belt, maintaining optimal tension to drive the accessories like the alternator and A/C compressor. At Tuffy Fort Wayne - Coldwater we know that the service life of the belt tensioner is the same as the belt itself, so they should al... Read More

The Harm in Skipping an Oil Change for Fort Wayne Drivers

People in Fort Wayne have been hearing a lot about higher oil change intervals these days. Maybe you're wondering: What are the key issues?Some new vehicle manufacturers are now recommending much higher oil change intervals than they have in the past. As much as 5,000 to 8,000 miles (8,00... Read More

PCV Valve: What Is It?

Most Fort Wayne drivers know something about preventive maintenance on a vehicle. We know we should routinely replace the oil and wiper blades and other fluids. But have you heard of a PCV valve ? This little car part needs to be replaced regularly or it can cause some serious problems in your ve... Read More

It Pays to Take Care of Your Transmission at Tuffy Fort Wayne - Coldwater

If you've been paying attention, you've noticed that vehicle engines are getting more and more powerful in Fort Wayne. At the same time, they are getting better and better fuel economy. I've gotta tell 'ya, most of that's because of technological advances in transmissions. To get a better... Read More

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