Not a Good Vibe (Driveshaft Failure)

November 24, 2019

When you feel your vehicle vibrating as you're driving down the road, one cause could be something you may not have ever seen: your driveshaft. It is underneath the vehicle and most drivers don't climb under there to take a look very often. The driveshaft is a cylindrical part that helps conduc... More

How Do You Save Gas in Charlotte, NC?

November 17, 2019

No one in Charlotte, NC, likes to spend a chunk of change at the gas pump. Rising NC fuel prices, however, have spurred Charlotte drivers to focus on how to improve their fuel economy. North Americans literally drive billions of miles/kilometers less each month during times of high fuel prices. B... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Auto Service Charlotte: Where Should New Tires Be Placed

November 10, 2019

When Charlotte drivers need to replace tires, they need to know how many they should get and on which axle they should be placed. Replacing a damaged tire may leave you with three others with significant wear, which could affect your traction control, stability control and anti-lock brake systems... More

Not-So-Common Sense (Sensor Failures)

November 3, 2019

So your vehicle won't start. What's the first thing that comes to mind? Battery dead? Starter motor worn out? Out of gas? Well, those are all reasons that make sense. But your vehicle may be refusing to start because one of its computers is being warned that to do so might damage it. Here's ... More