Timing Belt

October 8, 2023

Ever heard the sad tale of a staggeringly steep repair bill from a broken timing belt? Bad news. Let's take a lesson from their woes and remember to think about our timing belt.First, let's review what a timing belt does. The top part of the engine over the cylinders is called the cylinder head.... More

Emergency Items for Your vehicle

November 6, 2016

Local Cincinnati roadside emergencies can range from a flat tire downtown to being stranded in a snowy ravine for three days. So you may want to consider a basic emergency kit to keep in the car at all times and a travel kit tailored to a specific trip.Your close-to-home kit for around Cincinna... More

Battery Replacement For Your SUV

July 15, 2015

Modern cars and trucks in and around Cincinnati run on 12 volt electrical systems. 12 volts is enough to get the job done for Cincinnati motorists without having so much power that there is danger of electrocution. But today's vehicles have more electrical components and do-dads than... More

Serpentine Belt Service At Tuffy Auto Service Center Cincinnati In Cincinnati

July 8, 2015

Don't you hate it when you hear that squeal from under the hood when you're zipping down a busy Cincinnati interstate? It usually means there is a problem with the serpentine belt. The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine accessories. It runs the alternator - which charges the batt... More

Timing Belt Replacement in Cincinnati

May 1, 2015

Today we want to talk to Cincinnati car owners about timing belts. Theyre something that many Cincinnati drivers dont know much about and yet your vehicle wont run if its broken and it could cause many thousands of dollars damage if it does break. A broken timing belt is usually a t... More