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Why Synthetic Oil Is Best for Cincinnati Drivers

Hello Cincinnati! Today's Tuffy Auto Service Center Cincinatti car care topic is: Synthetic Oil vs. Petroleum Based Oil. Synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. If you aren't currently using it, why not? Synthetic motor oil maximizes engine power and fuel economy. To se... Read More

Right or Left? Tuffy Auto Service Center Cincinatti Power Steering Service

Have you ever driven a vehicle without power steering? If you have, then you probably appreciate how much easier it is to drive today's modern vehicles. Before power steering, all of the force to turn a vehicle had to come from the driver's arms. That's why old cars had such large steering wheels... Read More

Why is My Check Engine Light On?

 The Check Engine Light strikes fear into the hearts of some Cincinnati drivers, and is totally ignored by just as many. Just what it means is a mystery to most people.Let's get the urgency issues out of the way first. If your check engine light is flashing, that means that something is wrong ... Read More

Arrive Alive in Cincinnati

We've all seen Cincinnati drivers do crazy things while driving to or from Cincinnati. A guy shaving in the rear-view mirror, a woman applying makeup, people talking on their phones, texting or drinking from an enormous coffee mug. It's a wonder we even dare drive on Ohio roads.The truth is th... Read More

Why A Trip Inspection Is A Good Idea

At Tuffy Auto Service Center Cincinatti we get a lot of Cincinnati drivers asking about car trip preparation. That's a big deal. You could be driving through mountains and deserts in some pretty lonely areas around Ohio, so it's important to know that the car is up to the task and won't leave ... Read More

The Importance Of Cincinnati Drivers Following Service Intervals

Today in our Tuffy Auto Service Center Cincinatti blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life in Cincinnati with recommended intervals: Let's start with twice yearly dental check-ups and regular physical exams. How ab... Read More

Direct Fuel Injection Update From Tuffy Auto Service Center Cincinatti

For those of you in Cincinnati, Ohio who pay attention to these things, you may have been hearing about the new direct injection engines and want to learn more about them. Some deliver the power of a V8 with the economy of a V6.For example, in one family of engines the conventional V6 makes ab... Read More

The Straight and Narrow: Power Steering Service at Tuffy Auto Service Center Cincinatti

Service to a vehicle's power steering system is part of preventive maintenance for  Cincinnati . This system provides power to the steering wheel so you can turn it with ease. Without power steering, all of the power to turn your vehicle's wheels would have to come from you.The central element... Read More

Cool Running in Cincinnati

Unless you live in Death Valley, you really don't hear much any more about cars overheating. That's because cooling systems in vehicles have been much improved. That doesn't mean you can't overheat your vehicle engine, though. Without proper preventive maintenance, you could still find your... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Cincinnati Tune Up

Have you ever gone to listen to an orchestra? The musicians take the stage early and tune their instruments. Each individual instrument must be in tune, but the critical thing is for the entire orchestra to be in tune with each other. That's why they tune up together. Now this is no surprise; ... Read More

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