Transmission Service at Tuffy Fort Wayne (W. Jefferson Blvd) in Fort Wayne

July 25, 2021

Let's talk about transmission service. It can be easy for Fort Wayne drivers to forget about getting their transmission serviced because it doesn't need it very often. It's easier for people in Indiana to remember to change the engine oil - you know, every 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But pro... More

Maintaining Your Diesel in Fort Wayne

July 18, 2021

Diesel engines have been used extensively in Europe and Asia for many years. They haven't been as common in the Fort Wayne area because of the high sulfur content in our diesel fuel. But the government is now mandating lower sulfur content and, as a result, we are going to see more Fort Wayne di... More

Nighttime Visibility in Fort Wayne

July 11, 2021

There are a number of factors that contribute to the high nighttime accident rate in the Fort Wayne area, things like drowsy driving and a higher rate of impaired driving. Without a doubt, visibility is a major contributor. Let's focus on visibilityIt's said that 90 percent of our driving decisio... More

The Economy of Maintenance for Fort Wayne Drivers

July 4, 2021

Do I keep my old vehicle or buy a new one? It's a question most Fort Wayne drivers ask themselves at some time or another.Generally, what it comes down to is the choice between a car payment and the possibility of repair bills. Most of the time, we want to choose the car payment because we don't ... More

Don't Be Shocked (Shock Absorbers)

June 27, 2021

If you've ever ridden down a rough road on your bicycle, you know how hard a ride it can be. Yet drive down the same road in your car, truck or SUV and it miraculously will smooth out the ride. That's because it is equipped with shock absorbers. They are built to dampen impacts from road irreg... More

Tracking True in Fort Wayne: Wheel Alignment

June 20, 2021

At Tuffy Fort Wayne (W. Jefferson Blvd), we occasionally see severe tire damage that could have been prevented with proper wheel alignment. During a Tuffy Fort Wayne (W. Jefferson Blvd) alignment service, your vehicle is put on an alignment rack where the tires, steering and suspension parts are... More

Power Failure (Broken Power Seat)

June 13, 2021

Know anyone who doesn't love a power seat in an SUV, a car, truck or van? They're convenient and precise in their adjustments. But when they break, oh, what a pain. Not only is it inconvenient, it may leave your seat position too close to the steering wheel or too far from the pedals. This is ... More

Fuel Injection Keeps Getting Better for Fort Wayne Motorists

June 6, 2021

Fort Wayne residents know that engines burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your engine where it is squirtedor injectedinto your engine's cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injectors.There are two ways to inject fuel into an engine. Fuel needs air to burn, so in th... More

The Vivacious Vernal Vehicle (Preparing Vehicle for Spring)

June 6, 2021

Most of us look forward to spring because the days are longer, the weather's warmer and we can finally get our vehicles into warm weather mode. Here are a few things that will breathe fresh energy into anyone's car, SUV, truck or van. First thing is a good cleaning, especially underneath. If you... More

Greeted by a Screech (Loud Noise when Starting Vehicle)

June 5, 2021

No one likes to be greeted in the morning by having someone screech at you. The same goes for a loud, high-pitched noise your vehicle greets you with every time you start the engine. If you're wondering if that's normal, no, it isn't. And it is worth getting checked out. The good news is that... More