Something to Latch On To (Hood Latch Safety)

February 28, 2021

The other day, a driver was trying to open his vehicle's hood so he could add some windshield washer fluid. But when he pulled the hood release inside the car, nothing happened. Usually, opening any hood is a 2-step process. You pull the hood release (which is usually a handle under the dashbo... More

Regular Schedule or Severe Service Schedule at Tuffy Auto Service Charlotte?

February 21, 2021

Today's Tuffy Auto Service Charlotte article focuses on severe service maintenance. Many Charlotte drivers are not aware of them and yet there are also very vocal advocates in NC who think that severe service schedules apply to everyone. Somewhere between a complete lack of awareness and the dir... More

Battery Maintenance Tips From Tuffy Auto Service Charlotte

February 14, 2021

When it comes to your vehicle, it all starts with the battery. Proper battery maintenance is important for two reasons:First, your vehicle won't start or run without it. Second, it is the key to the long life of your auto electrical system. If your battery isn't working efficiently, your alterna... More

Differential Service in Charlotte, NC - What You Need to Know

February 7, 2021

Scratching your head? Don't worry, if you don't know what a differential is you will in a moment. That fact is that if you drive a car anywhere in Charlotte, NC, you have a differential. Whether your vehicle is front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive, you have a differential. So... More