NC: What Is the Risk of High Oil Change Intervals?

March 29, 2020

NC residents may have heard that vehicles don't need their oil changed as often as they used to. That's true. But it's not the whole story.Owing to improved engine technology and higher oil quality, most newer vehicles can go longer between oil changes than their older counterparts.So what is a g... More

Differential Service at Tuffy Auto Service Charlotte

March 22, 2020

Here at AutoNetTV, we have national viewers, like your neighbors in Charlotte, who write to us with questions or feedback. One common question we're asked is: "What is a differential and what does it do?" You may have been told by your Tuffy Auto Service Charlotte service advisor that your diffe... More

The Right Fluids for Your Vehicle

March 15, 2020

The current vehicles in the market have over a century of engineering behind them. They have evolved into complex and powerful machines. Developments in their engines, however, have coincided with advances in many other vehicle components, including the fluids.It's up to people in Charlotte to a... More

Keep Your Cool in Charlotte

March 8, 2020

Charlotte drivers rely on their vehicle's coolant system to keep their engine cool. Coolant (also called antifreeze) mixed with water flows through your vehicle engine and absorbs heat. The mixture then flows out to the radiator where it's cooled by air flowing over the radiator. From there the ... More

Differential Service at Tuffy Auto Service Charlotte: Viva la Difference

March 1, 2020

Every vehicle on NC roads has a differential, and it is important to the proper operation of the vehicle. But most Charlotte residents don't have a clue what it is.The differential compensates for differing wheel speeds. For example, when you turn, the inside tire on the turn travels a much sho... More