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Maintenance on My Mind

Ask any Fort Wayne man or woman if they've taken their vehicle in for preventive maintenance lately, and the answer may well be “no.” Surveys indicate that over 80% of vehicles on the road today are in need of some kind of repair or maintenance. Now, ask that same person why he hasn't taken his c... Read More

Maintaining Your Older Car in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 requir... Read More

Busted: The Maintenance-Free Myth in Fort Wayne

Your browser does not support the video tag. There's a segment of the Fort Wayne area population that's not committed to proper vehicle maintenance. Now, the ignition system in your vehicle is electronic and controlled by the engine management computer. Spark plugs rarely get fouled and... Read More

The Maintenance Free Myth

Your browser does not support the video tag. Sometimes we hear people in Fort Wayne say, "What's up with all this maintenance stuff? Modern cars just don't break down." While it is true that today's vehicles are extremely reliable, they are also becoming increasingly complicated and use ... Read More

Does Your Car Have A Recall Item?

Your browser does not support the video tag. No matter how well they're made, vehicles are bound to have problems with their design or manufacturing. Think of all the moving parts. When the government thinks a problem is really serious, they require the vehicle manufacturer to issue reca... Read More

Tuffy Fort Wayne - Coldwater and the Maintenance Mindset

Your browser does not support the video tag. When it comes to their vehicles, some Fort Wayne residents don't have a maintenance mindset. They know they need to take care of their cars, but it just seems really hard to get them to remember to do it. Fort Wayne drivers generally accept th... Read More

Regular Schedule or Severe Service Schedule at Tuffy Fort Wayne - Coldwater?

Your browser does not support the video tag. Today's Tuffy Fort Wayne - Coldwater article focuses on severe service maintenance. Many Fort Wayne drivers are not aware of them and yet there are also very vocal advocates in Indiana who think that severe service schedules apply to everyone.... Read More

Maintenance for High Mileage Vehicles in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Your browser does not support the video tag. The median age for cars in the Fort Wayne, Indiana area was over nine years. And two-thirds had over 75,000 miles. At Tuffy Fort Wayne - Coldwater we hear reports that those numbers continue to rise. If you have a high-mileage vehicle in the Fo... Read More

New School: Automotive Tuffy Fort Wayne - Coldwater Technician Training

Fort Wayne consumers are demanding. We want a safe, reliable vehicle that handles well and is comfortable to ride in. Oh, and we want good fuel economy, too. We also want vehicle repairs that are cheap, fast and easy. Unfortunately, one usually comes at the cost of the other.Today's vehicles have... Read More

Clean Air for Your Engine: Engine Air Filters In Fort Wayne

Your browser does not support the video tag. Every Fort Wayne car owner who has taken their car in for an oil change has been told that their engine air filter's dirty. Here's what goes into the determination of when to change the filter: First, your vehicle owner's manual will have a re... Read More

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