Not a Good Vibe (Driveshaft Failure)

February 25, 2024

When you feel your vehicle vibrating as you're driving down the road, one cause could be something you may not have ever seen: your driveshaft. It is underneath the vehicle and most drivers don't climb under there to take a look very often. The driveshaft is a cylindrical part that helps conduc... More

What to Do in Case of an Accident in Cincinnati

August 6, 2023

Screeching tires, crunching metal it's an accident! If you've ever been in a car accident in Cincinnati, 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 Cincinnati drivers should do in case of an accident:When an accident occ... More

Drive Train Service in Cincinnati at Tuffy Cincinnati (Fields-Ertel)

June 18, 2023

The drive train in your vehicle includes all the components that transfer power from the transmission to the wheels. Those components differ depending on what type of vehicle you drive, namely, front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The preventive maintenance y... More

Time for Differential Service at Tuffy Cincinnati (Fields-Ertel)?

January 29, 2023

Hello Cincinnati - let's talk differentials. If you have a rear-wheel drive vehicle, your differential is on the back axle. With front-wheel drive cars, the differential is up front. All-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive vehicles have three differentials - front, rear and in the middle. So you see, ... More

Lease or Buy?

May 2, 2017

Lease? Or buy? These are the options for Cincinnati drivers. It's always a tough question for auto owners, but here is some info that'll help you make an informed decision.If you buy, you'll pay the full cost of the vehicle, maybe an initial down payment, monthly payments on the balance th... More

Considering an Alternative Fuel Vehicle in Cincinnati?

February 27, 2017

There is a clear and vocal demand in Cincinnati and nationally for a reduction in air pollution and our dependence on fossil fuels. This is what is driving the Ohio market for alternative fuel vehicles. There are a number of these vehicles on Cincinnati area roads today, and many more bei... More

What Is a Differential and Do You Have One?

November 20, 2016

With front-wheel drive being so common these days in Cincinnati, Ohio, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Cincinnati drivers don't even have to think about it. And rear-wheel drive differentials don't need to be serviced for years, so it's understanda... More

Are There Blind Spots in Cincinnati?

May 1, 2016

All Cincinnati drivers have blind spots and no, I'm not talking about the fact that you really don't sing like Adele. I mean the areas of the road that you can't see when you're driving around Cincinnati.First let's talk about our own blinds spots, and then we can talk about others...To begin,... More

Viva la Differential At Tuffy Auto Service Center Cincinnati In Cincinnati

September 10, 2015

There are a lot of Cincinnati people who are due for a differential service, but had never heard of a differential before. With front-wheel drive being so common in Ohio these days, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Cincinnat... More