There are several important factors that go into how often Charlotte drivers should replace their wiper blades. Of course, the more you use your wipers, the faster the blades will wear out – especially if you use them on an icy windshield. Whether it’s a lot of bugs and road grime from NC freeway...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on September 08, 2019
When you drop your vehicle off at Tuffy Auto Service Charlotte in Charlotte, they don't just poke around under your hood looking for stuff to do. Tuffy Auto Service Charlotte professionals have lists and procedures they follow for different types of service. First of all, your Charlotte service c...
Posted in Service Standards
on September 01, 2019
The automotive professionals at Tuffy Auto Service Charlotte would like to give Charlotte drivers an update on some of the things happening in automotive fluids. You know, vehicles are becoming more sophisticated ev...
Posted in Fluids
on August 25, 2019
If the fuel system in your vehicle is dirty, you will be hurting your engine and losing performance as you drive around Charlotte, NC.Unless they drive a vintage car, Charlotte auto owners have fuel injectors which need to be properly maintained. That is why your vehicle owner's manual has a sche...
Posted in Fuel System
on August 18, 2019
All new passenger vehicles on our Charlotte, NC, roads now have tire pressure monitoring systems – TPMS for short. They are designed to alert you if your tires are underinflated. Since they are fairly new, a lot of p...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on August 11, 2019
In the sloppy cold weather months, you might be tempted to pick up an all-weather mat and throw it on top of the mats you already have in your vehicle. After all, double protection is better, right? In this case, wrong. Here's why.
It's important to keep the accelerator and brake pedals clear so ...
Posted in Monitoring System
on August 04, 2019
When it comes to preventive maintenance on our vehicles, most of us Charlotte drivers remember to get our oil changed. But services that occur at longer intervals — like transmission service — sometimes get overlook...
Posted in Timing Belt
on July 28, 2019
No matter what vehicle you drive, when certain things break, you have to make a decision. Should I get it fixed now, later or never? Air conditioning is one of those things. You can certainly live without air conditioning, but it sure is nice to have on a sweltering day.
Let's say your air con...
Posted in Cabin Air Filter
on July 21, 2019
Perhaps you've found yourself driving when something all of a sudden splashes on your windshield, obstructing your view. You know that sinking feeling when you try to turn on the windshield washers and no fluid comes out. Now you're blinded even more. What can you do?
The best thing is to make su...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on July 14, 2019
The hottest NC news story may be different every day, but there's one topic that seems to come up over and over again – the price of gas in Charlotte. If you feel like most of your paycheck goes into your gas tank, ...
Posted in Maintenance
on July 07, 2019