Charge It in Charlotte for Extended Battery Life

January 26, 2020

Here's an interesting statistic for our in Charlotte, NC, drivers: Only 30 percent of car batteries make it to 48 months. And the life expectancy varies by where you live. It ranges from 51 months in extremely cold areas to just 30 months in extremely hot climates.Why is that? It turns out that ... More

The Turn Signal Mystery (Turn Signal Problems)

January 19, 2020

Some problems are easy to diagnose on a vehicle; others aren't. Figuring out what's wrong with a malfunctioning turn signal sometimes fits into both categories. By the way, if your tempted to just leave your broken blinker broken, remember you can get a ticket for not using them, not to mention... More

Clean Air for Your Engine: Engine Air Filters In Charlotte

January 12, 2020

Every Charlotte car owner who has taken their car in for an oil change has been told that their engine air filter's dirty. Here's what goes into the determination of when to change the filter: First, your vehicle owner's manual will have a recommendation of when the filter should be replaced. So... More

What Charlotte Customers like About Us at Tuffy Auto Service Charlotte

January 5, 2020

A big part of the service we provide at Tuffy Auto Service Charlotte for our Charlotte customers is education. We want you to feel confident with your service decisions. And we're always open to questions from our valued Charlotte area customers. Even though we try to be proactive in our Tuffy Au... More

Give Your Engine Clean Fuel with a New Fuel Filter from Tuffy Auto Service Charlotte

January 1, 2020

Your vehicle requires plenty of clean fuel to run. If your fuel contains contaminants, your fuel injectors will eventually become clogged up. When this happens, your vehicle engine may not get the proper amount of fuel at the correct pressure to run at peak performance. This hurts performance as... More