Timing Belt

April 26, 2020

Ever heard the sad tale of a staggeringly steep repair bill from a broken timing belt? Bad news. Let's take a lesson from their woes and remember to think about our timing belt.First, let's review what a timing belt does. The top part of the engine over the cylinders is called the cylinder head.... More

Know Your Towing Limits in Charlotte

April 19, 2020

Some Charlotte drivers figure that anything they can attach to their trailer hitch can be towed by their vehicle. Nope. If you're going to do any towing around Charlotte, you should be aware of safety issues, NC towing laws and potential liability.Understanding tow ratings is important for safe t... More

Getting New Tires in Charlotte?

April 12, 2020

There are so many tire choices in the Charlotte area that selecting the right one can be a bit overwhelming for drivers. And even though it's kind of fun to have new tires on your vehicle, they're a significant investment for most Charlotte area folks so you want do it right.Tip: talk with your f... More

The Tuffy Auto Service Charlotte Guide to Saving Fuel: Get Rid of Dirty Oil

April 5, 2020

A lot of us drivers are asking ourselves the same question lately: how can we save on fuel? Charlotte area residents are all cutting back, if not in fuel consumption, then in other areas of our lives. Preventive Maintenance Preventive maintenance is an important way people in Charlotte can conser... More