Hold the Oil! (Oil Pan Gasket Replacement)

September 27, 2020

You've likely heard how important oil is to your vehicle's engine. Did you know that there's one part that's responsible for holding that oil so you can use it every day? It's called the oil pan, and it sits at the bottom of the engine. The oil pan is a vital, though simple, part of your engine's... More

Keeping Your 'Old Faithful' Auto Running

September 20, 2020

At Tuffy Auto Service Charlotte we've had a lot of Charlotte customers asking how they can make their vehicles last longer. These questions are actually a reflection of a trend that's been building for several years in NC. The median age of personal vehicles is now over nine years. And 33 percent... More

Save Fuel by Watching Your Weight

September 13, 2020

Most Charlotte drivers are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. NC folks want to save the environment and our pocketbooks.And we Charlotte drivers all know or should know that preventive maintenance will help maintain maximum fuel efficiency. But is there something more w... More

A Cold Day in Charlotte ? Air Conditioning Service at Tuffy Auto Service Charlotte

September 6, 2020

Most Charlotte drivers worry about a breakdown or a tire blowout on a busy NC highway, but don't worry too much about failure of their air conditioning system. A breakdown on the side of the road can be a miserable and dangerous affair during Charlotte rush hour, but so can a long ride in a hot ... More