Keep It Flowing with a Fuel Filter Replacement at Tuffy Fort Wayne - Dupont Rd.

September 8, 2019

The function of the fuel filter is pretty self-explanatory. It filters your fuel. The fuel filter is in the fuel line somewhere in between the fuel tank and the engine. Both gas and diesel vehicles around Fort Wayne use fuel filters. For more information about your fuel filter, visit Tuffy Fort W... More

The Engine Gets a Boost (Turbocharged Engine Maintenance)

September 1, 2019

If someone told you that your vehicle could have the same power but with a smaller engine, wouldn't that sound like great idea? Just think, a smaller engine would save you money at the gas station and you'd still get the same horsepower. The technology to do just that has been around for a long t... More

For Brakes' Sake (Brake Rotor Service in Fort Wayne)

August 25, 2019

Think of how much abuse your brakes take. Day in and day out, they stop your vehicle when it's going fast and when it's going slow. Maybe your vehicle has been vibrating when you brake, or maybe it seems like your stopping distance is a little bit longer than it used to be. Then it's time to get ... More

Trickle Down Technology

August 18, 2019

Recently, Nissan introduced the latest version of its Leaf, the company's electric car. It has many new features, including something called e-Pedal. It allows the driver to let up on the accelerator and, unlike a gasoline engine car, the Leaf doesn't just slowly lose speed; letting off the throt... More

Hold the Oil! (Oil Pan Gasket Replacement)

August 11, 2019

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

Differential Service at Tuffy Fort Wayne - Dupont Rd.: Viva la Difference

August 4, 2019

Every vehicle on IN roads has a differential, and it is important to the proper operation of the vehicle. But most Fort Wayne residents don't have a clue what it is.The differential compensates for differing wheel speeds. For example, when you turn, the inside tire on the turn travels a much sh... More

Keep Your Fort Wayne Car Breathing Free: Engine Air Filter

July 28, 2019

Hey Fort Wayne - this is something really amazing: Your vehicle uses 12,000 times as much air as fuel when you drive it. All of that air has to be filtered to keep your engine clean.That's like 100 gallons (380 liters) of air every block! The engine air filter is just another example of a very i... More

New Life for Your Older Car in Fort Wayne

July 21, 2019

Isn't it amazing how much of our stuff is disposable these days? Clothes, electronics, housewares, furniture.Remember the days when Fort Wayne families mended their clothes, polished their shoes and neatly put away their toys every night? If something was lost or ruined through neglect, your pare... More

Ask Tuffy Fort Wayne - Dupont Rd. About the Importance of Service Intervals

July 14, 2019

Today in our Tuffy Fort Wayne - Dupont Rd. blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life with recommended intervals: What about six-month dental cleanings and regular physical exams? Then there's laundry, mowing the lawn,... More

Bad Vibes

July 7, 2019

Your vehicle has a way of letting you know when something's wrong. Consider a vibrating steering wheel. It certainly didn't do that when it was new, so that shake is trying to tell you something. There are a few things that can cause your steering wheel to vibrate as you drive down the road. One... More