Timing Belt Service to Save Big Bucks in Cincinnati

February 13, 2017

Your engine is like a finely choreographed dance. All the parts have to work together. If the timing is off at the ballet, dancers crash into each other and fall down. It the timing is off in your engine, it may not run at all. One of the most intricate dances in your engine, has to do wi... More

Combustion Choreography: Timing Belt Replacement at Tuffy Auto Service Center Cincinatti in Cincinnati

October 12, 2016

Have you ever seen a ballet performance? Have you wondered how all of those dancers manage to travel all over the stage jumping and twirling and never crash into each other? That's the job of a choreographer.Our auto engines are also highly choreographed. Pistons travel up and down inside cylinde... More

Ask Tuffy Auto Service Center Cincinatti: What Happens When a Serpentine Belt Breaks?

September 28, 2016

The serpentine belt is aptly named since it snakes around under your hood. It may lack its namesake's fangs, but it sure packs a wallop when it breaks.The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine systems. It runs the alternator, which charges the battery; the water pump (on some vehicles), which ... More

Transmission Service at Tuffy Auto Service Center Cincinatti in Cincinnati

June 13, 2016

Let's talk about transmission service. It can be easy for Cincinnati drivers to forget about getting their transmission serviced because it doesn't need it very often. It's easier for people in Ohio to remember to change the engine oil - you know, every 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But pro... More

Tuffy Auto Service Center Cincinnati News and Videos for Cincinnati: Knowing When Your Timing Belt Should Be Replaced

January 20, 2016

The timing belt in your engine controls the opening and closing of the intake and exhaust valves. Cincinnati drivers need to replace it on a schedule to avoid failure. Timing belts are very difficult to get to, requiring quite a bit of labor to access. Timing belt replacement is one of the more... More