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Automotive Tips from Tuffy Auto Service Center Cincinatti: Air Conditioning Inspection

Video: 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 Cincinnati require leaks to be repaired before refrigerant can be added. Also som... Read More

The Tuffy Auto Service Center Cincinatti Guide to Saving Fuel: Get Rid of Dirty Oil

Video: A lot of us drivers are asking ourselves the same question lately: how can we save on fuel? Cincinnati area residents are all cutting back, if not in fuel consumption, then in other areas of our lives. Preventive Maintenance Preventive maintenance is an important way people in Cincinnati can cons... Read More

Recommended Service Intervals at Tuffy Auto Service Center Cincinatti

Video: Most people in the Cincinnati area are aware that automotive manufacturers have recommended service intervals. Following recommended service intervals is very important. The engineers that design our vehicles have tested the various systems and components to meet durability and safety standards.... Read More

Smart Cincinnati Drivers Protect Against Overheating

Video: 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 Cincinnati driver... Read More

Using Proper Fluids in Your vehicle

Video: Today, Tuffy Auto Service Center Cincinatti is writing about the proper fluids for your vehicle. It's become more complicated with changes in automotive design and manufacturing. It's not that people in Cincinnati are confused as much as they don't realize how much things have changed in recent ... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down in Cincinnati

Video: There’s not much Cincinnati drivers can do about the price of gas in 
Ohio, but we can control - up to a point - how much we use. Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy. The first thing we can do is watch the go-pedal. Hard acceleration just sucks the gas. Gently leave stop l... Read More

The Tuffy Auto Service Center Cincinatti Guide to Saving Fuel: Beware of Myths

Video: There's a lot of auto advice in Ohio right now on how to save money on gas. Some of it is good advice. Some of it isn't. Some of it is myth. And it may well be a scam. Plain and simple. When someone offers you a product designed to save money on gas, ask yourself, “Does this sound too good to be ... Read More

Time Out: Suspension Problems in Cincinnati

Video: Your vehicle's suspension system has two jobs: to prevent the passengers from getting tossed around inside the vehicle every time it hits a bump in the road and to keep the tires firmly planted on the road around every corner and over every bump.To see your suspension system, you'll have to look... Read More

Tuffy Auto Service Center Cincinatti Maintenance Tips: The Belt Goes On

Video: All Cincinnati service advisors know that without the alternator, the battery will go dead in a few miles. The serpentine belt may also run the pumps for both the power steering and power brakes. And on many vehicles, the serpentine belt powers the water pump. The water pump circulates coolant ... Read More

Shake It up in Cincinnati!: Why Wheel Balancing

Video: Our vehicles are not massage chairs. While we may enjoy a good vibration in an overstuffed recliner, we generally want as smooth a ride as possible in our vehicles. One way to achieve this is to keep a vehicle's wheels in balance. When a tire is mounted onto a wheel, it is usually out of balance... Read More

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