Lean Times (Shocks and Springs)

January 1, 2022

You may have noticed your vehicle going through lean times. By that, we mean it's literally leaning to one side. When you notice that, you should get it checked out at your service facility soon because you could have a serious problem. Many things can cause a vehicle to lean. You may have pro... More

Suspension Service in Charlotte at Tuffy Auto Service Charlotte

October 10, 2021

When they hear the word suspension, many drivers in Charlotte may think back to those energetic days of grade school. Well, your vehicle's suspension is actually a good thing because it keeps your vehicle up off the road and helps provide a comfy ride around Charlotte. Its job is to keep your wh... More

Don't Be Shocked (Shock Absorbers)

August 29, 2021

If you've ever ridden down a rough road on your bicycle, you know how hard a ride it can be. Yet drive down the same road in your car, truck or SUV and it miraculously will smooth out the ride. That's because it is equipped with shock absorbers. They are built to dampen impacts from road irreg... More

Upgrade Shocks for Better Handling in Charlotte

December 27, 2020

Many Charlotte drivers probably don't think of their shock absorbers as an important safety system; but that's just what shocks and struts are. They're all about ride control keeping your vehicle tires in contact with the road and managing body motion.Every time you hit a bump or pothole on a C... More

Suspension Service at Tuffy Auto Service Charlotte in Charlotte

October 18, 2020

During an inspection at Tuffy Auto Service Charlotte in Charlotte, your friendly and knowledgeable automotive service technician will check for worn, broken or missing parts. Here's a quick rundown of suspension system components: There are the springs which hold the weight of your vehicle. Ther... More

Check Your Shocks and Struts at Tuffy Auto Service Charlotte

May 10, 2020

Today we're talking to Charlotte drivers about shocks and struts. They're so easy for NC folks to forget about because they last so long and wear out so slowly. But your shocks are really responsible for keeping your tires on the road so they're very important.Without shocks, your wheels would... More