Cold Weather Vehicle No-Nos (Items to Avoid Storing in a Freezing Vehicle)

October 24, 2021

It's always easier to leave a few things in your vehicle so you'll have them on hand. But in cold weather, while it's a good idea to carry items such as a phone charger, blanket and shovel, there are some things you shouldn't store in your vehicle. Medicines and drugs. Cold temperatures can af... More

Smart Fort Wayne Drivers Protect Against Overheating

October 17, 2021

Engines get hot when they run. This heat can build up and damage vital engine parts, so engines need a cooling system to keep them running. Cooling system failure is the most common mechanical failure in vehicles. This is unfortunate, because these failures are usually easy for Fort Wayne driver... More

Saving Lives in Fort Wayne with Tire Pressure

October 10, 2021

All new passenger vehicles on our Fort Wayne, Indiana, roads now have tire pressure monitoring systems TPMS for short. They are designed to alert you if your tires are underinflated. Since they are fairly new, a lot of people have questions about them.First off, the most important thing is that ... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Fort Wayne (W. Jefferson Blvd): When to Replace Your Wiper Blades

October 3, 2021

There are several important factors that go into how often Fort Wayne drivers should replace their wiper blades. Of course, the more you use your wipers, the faster the blades will wear out especially if you use them on an icy windshield. Whether its a lot of bugs and road grime from Indiana fre... More

When Do My Shocks Need to Be Replaced?

September 30, 2021

A good suspension system gives a vehicle a smooth, even ride while providing Fort Wayne drivers with good handling and control. But like any system on your vehicle, parts of the suspension system can wear out, leading to a lower ride quality and safety concerns. So it's a good idea for drivers i... More

Differential Service at Tuffy Fort Wayne (W. Jefferson Blvd)

September 26, 2021

Here at AutoNetTV, we have national viewers, like your neighbors in Fort Wayne, who write to us with questions or feedback. One common question we're asked is: "What is a differential and what does it do?" You may have been told by your Tuffy Fort Wayne (W. Jefferson Blvd) service advisor that y... More

Alternator Facts (Failing Alternator)

September 23, 2021

If you notice that your headlights are flickering at night, that's something to pay attention to. While there could be many different things that could cause that problem, one possibility is your vehicle's alternator. The alternator takes mechanical energy from the engine and turns it into electr... More

Another Couple of Years: Making Your Vehicle Last With Help From Tuffy Fort Wayne (W. Jefferson Blvd)

September 22, 2021

A while back, the Cash for Clunkers program was all over the Indiana news. Fort Wayne people could trade in their old vehicle for a new one that got better gas mileage and receive a government rebate. A lot of Fort Wayne motorists had so-called clunkers that they wanted to keep. They're good com... More

Emergency! (Vehicle Emergency items)

September 21, 2021

"I never expected it could happen to me." Countless drivers have said that after they've had an emergency turn their lives upside down. So before that happens to you, let's thinking about planning ahead for an emergency with a few things you should keep in your vehicle. Road flares. If you've ev... More

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

September 20, 2021

Many Fort Wayne drivers have been hearing about technological advances in power steering, specifically electric power steering. Some very high-end cars have been featuring electric power steering. Power steering fluid has the necessary hydraulic properties and the ability to lubricate the intern... More