Will Proper Auto Maintenance at Tuffy Fort Wayne - Dupont Rd. Really Save Gas?

July 2, 2018

Have you ever thought about all the little things we do to keep our lives running smoothly - like vacuuming? It makes a room feel fresher and more comfortable. We may not consider that we're also prolonging the life of the carpet by keeping it clean. But Fort Wayne drivers don't always extend tho... More

Tuffy Fort Wayne - Dupont Rd. Automotive Tips: Diagnostic Service

June 27, 2018

Imagine waking up one morning with a stomach ache. You pick up the phone, call the doctors office and say, Ive got a really bad tummy ache. How much will it cost to make me feel better? Of course you wouldnt do that. You know that there could be a lot of reasons for your symptoms and that the doc... More

Stop It! You Need Good Brakes

June 17, 2018

Good brakes are obviously very important. If you've ever had your brakes go out while you're driving around the Fort Wayne area, you'll know how terrifying it can be. Today we'll focus on how to tell when you have a brake problem and how to make good repair choices. Often, the first indi... More

AAA - Cautions in Extreme Heat

June 14, 2018

{?video;480;360;http://www.youtube.com/embed/0t63k66IjSk;http://www.protech-automotive.com/Car-Care-Tips/content/images/AAA_ExtremeHeat.jpg;/video?} With temperatures soaring to record highs around the country, AAA cautions motorists not to underestimate the ways in which extreme heat can wreak ... More

Treat Your Vehicle to Good Tires at Tuffy Fort Wayne - Dupont Rd.

June 4, 2018

When we shop for shoes, most of us know that we can get two pairs of cheap shoes or one good pair for about the same price. And since the two cheap pairs wear out in about the same time as the good pair, there really is no difference in cost. If you like having a closet full of shoes to m... More

Power Steering Service at Tuffy Fort Wayne - Dupont Rd. in Fort Wayne

May 27, 2018

Many Fort Wayne drivers have been hearing about technological advances in power steering, specifically electric power steering. Some very high-end cars have been featuring electric power steering. Power steering fluid has the necessary hydraulic properties and the ability to lubricate the... More

Synthetic Oil for Fort Wayne Autos

May 23, 2018

If you are a driver in Fort Wayne and you aren't currently using synthetic motor oil in your vehicle, maybe now's the time to consider it. Need more information? Well, synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. Synthetic oil doesn't gel or gum-up like petroleum based oi... More

Fuel for Thought

May 14, 2018

If you're like most people and drive a gasoline-powered vehicle, you need to be up to speed on its fuel-related components. They're pretty basic: the fuel, the fuel filter and the fuel pump. The fuel's the easy part. You probably gas up your vehicle yourself and, if you're like most drivers, pr... More

Change Your Engine Air Filter at Tuffy Fort Wayne - Dupont Rd.

May 8, 2018

Many Fort Wayne car owners have probably wondered: "What's the harm in putting off replacing an engine air filter? The answer is that not replacing it could cause your Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor to fail. This expensive sensor is situated between your engine air filter and your engine. Dir... More

Should Fort Wayne Soccer Moms Follow the Severe Service Schedule?

April 30, 2018

So you take your vehicle in for maintenance and the pro at Tuffy Fort Wayne - Dupont Rd. tells you that you ought to change your oil more often. What? You followed the maintenance schedule but you take a second look at that severe service schedule and see some of the following: 1. Most of your t... More