If you smell gasoline in your vehicle, pay attention to your nose. That's because it has an important message for you.
Newer vehicles should never have a gasoline smell inside. One of the most dangerous conditions can come when your fuel line system has a leak or multiple leaks. Vehicles with fue...
Posted in Monitoring System
on December 10, 2018
Just as our bodies need clean air to function properly, your vehicle engine needs clean air to operate efficiently. Let's go egghead for a minute. For every gallon of gas we burn driving on Fort Wayne streets, 20 pounds of carbon dioxide comes out the tailpipe. Question: how can a gallo...
Posted in Maintenance
on December 03, 2018
Your vehicle requires plenty of clean fuel to run. If your fuel contains contaminants, your fuel injectors will eventually become clogged up. When this happens, your vehicle engine may not get the proper amount of fuel at the correct pressure to run at peak performance. This hurts perfo...
Posted in Fuel System
on November 25, 2018
Power steering is standard on nearly every vehicle in Fort Wayne, IN, these days. Now there are some exotic, new types of power steering systems, but for the most part, the general setup is a pump that's driven by a belt powered by the engine.
Contact the automotive professionals at Tuf...
Posted in Steering
on November 18, 2018
Those who know vehicles believe the steering system may be the most vital component of them all. Perhaps you've found over the years your steering has gotten loose. Or maybe suddenly, your steering wheel has gotten very hard to turn. Let's steer you in the direction of understanding why this may ...
Posted in Steering
on November 11, 2018
Why are wheel bearings for Fort Wayne vehicles important? It's simple: your wheel bearings keep the wheels on your vehicle. In today's Tuffy Fort Wayne - Dupont Rd. post, we'll discuss more about wheel bearings and how you can make sure they can do their very job while you drive around F...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on November 04, 2018
Most people in the Fort Wayne area are aware that automotive manufacturers have recommended service intervals. Following recommended service intervals is very important. The engineers that design our vehicles have tested the various systems and components to meet durability and safety st...
Posted in Service Intervals
on October 29, 2018
Most Fort Wayne drivers know something about preventive maintenance on a vehicle. We know we should routinely replace the oil and wiper blades and other fluids. But have you heard of a PCV valve ? This little car part needs to be replaced regularly or it can cause some serious problems in your ve...
Posted in Exhaust
on October 21, 2018
We don't want to think about it, but each Fort Wayne resident who drives or rides in a vehicle is potentially an accident victim. In the worst-case scenario, those people are unconscious and unable to communicate with IN rescue workers.
Rescue workers and Fort Wayne police are well aware of this ...
Posted in Emergency Items
on October 15, 2018
Fort Wayne drivers may feel intimidated when they take their vehicles to a service center. They have questions but aren't sure how to ask. They don't want to feel embarrassed about their lack of knowledge. They don't want to make the service technician feel that they don't trust him.If ...
Posted in Service Standards
on October 07, 2018