Here's a travel tip that'll I'll bet you didn't know, and it might keep you safer...The average American commuter in Indiana spends two and a half hours daily in their vehicle.The government says 100,000 auto accidents yearly are caused by drivers who fall asleep at the wheel. (Aggressive driving...
Posted in Drive Train
on December 16, 2018
When Fort Wayne drivers think about preventive maintenance, what usually comes to mind is oil, fluids and brakes. We don't generally think about our shocks or struts, but these auto parts keep our tires on the road.Fort Wayne drivers don't think about shocks as often as oil changes becaus...
Posted in Shocks & Struts
on December 10, 2018
Most auto manufacturers recommend an interval for an air conditioning system inspection. The inspection uncovers leaks, worn hoses and assesses the condition of the other components.Environmental laws in some around Fort Wayne require leaks to be repaired before refrigerant can be added. Also som...
Posted in Cabin Air Filter
on December 02, 2018
People near Fort Wayne, Indiana, often ask Tuffy Fort Wayne - Coldwater how often they should have a particular service done. It's a great thing to ask. You can look at your owner's manual or have your Fort Wayne, Indiana, service advisor at Tuffy Fort Wayne - Coldwater look up your vehicl...
Posted in Service Intervals
on November 26, 2018
Having trouble with your fuel system? Bring your vehicle into Tuffy Fort Wayne - Coldwater for a check up.In today's Tuffy Fort Wayne - Coldwater auto post, we're talking about fuel system cleaning. The first thing to know is how important it is to have a clean fuel system. Fort Wayne residents n...
Posted in Fuel System
on November 19, 2018
Here's an interesting statistic for our in Fort Wayne, Indiana, drivers: Only 30 percent of car batteries make it to 48 months. And the life expectancy varies by where you live. It ranges from 51 months in extremely cold areas to just 30 months in extremely hot climates.Why is that? It tu...
Posted in Fluids
on November 12, 2018
Those who know vehicles believe the steering system may be the most vital component of them all. Perhaps you've found over the years your steering has gotten loose. Or maybe suddenly, your steering wheel has gotten very hard to turn. Let's steer you in the direction of understanding why this may ...
Posted in Steering
on November 04, 2018
There are a lot of drivers in Fort Wayne who are due for a differential service, but had never heard of a differential before. With front-wheel drive being so common in Indiana these days, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Fort Wayne folks don't...
Posted in Drive Train
on October 28, 2018
Any Fort Wayne driver who understands preventive maintenance knows that "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" is bad auto advice. Replacing a part before it breaks is much less costly for Fort Wayne residents than repairing the engine damage that comes after a part breaks or fails. A good example of ...
Posted in Timing Belt
on October 22, 2018
There are a lot of things in life that Fort Wayne residents have to do on a regular basis. We wash dishes every day, do our laundry and mow our lawns every week, and pay the bills every month. We should go to our Fort Wayne dentist twice a year and see our doctor for a check-up once a yea...
Posted in Inspection
on October 14, 2018