The Truth about Tire Pressure (Tire Inflation)

April 30, 2023

Most light vehicles (under 10,000 pounds/4,500 kg) in North America sold from 2008 model year on have a feature that many people are confused about. It's the tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS). You may have some experience with it yourself if you own a newer vehicle. Vehicles with TPMS hav... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Cincinnati (Fields-Ertel): Making Your A/C System Last Longer

April 23, 2023

Cincinnati drivers know that if their air conditioning system isnt making cool air like it used to, there is a problem. It may be as simple as adding more of the right kind of refrigerant.Your A/C requires special compressor oil, which circulates through the system along with the refrigerant, to ... More

Differential Service at Tuffy Cincinnati (Fields-Ertel): Viva la Difference

April 16, 2023

Every vehicle on Ohio roads has a differential, and it is important to the proper operation of the vehicle. But most Cincinnati residents don't have a clue what it is.The differential compensates for differing wheel speeds. For example, when you turn, the inside tire on the turn travels a much ... More

What to Do In Case of an Accident

April 9, 2023

If you've ever been in a vehicle accident around Cincinnati, Ohio, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what you should do in case of an accident in Cincinnati, Ohio:When an accident occurs, you should always stop. Leavi... More

It Is Time to Check Your Intervals

April 2, 2023

Part of the engineering that goes into designing a vehicle is testing the components to ensure that they meet durability and safety standards. Because of this, manufacturers have a good idea as to how long the parts in your vehicle will last under normal driving conditions. For this reason, they... More