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The Tuffy Fort Wayne - Dupont Rd. Guide to Vehicle Diagnosis

Video: Modern Fort Wayne vehicles have several computers on board that control all kinds of things like engine functions, transmission shifts, traction control, anti-lock brakes, stability control, emissions – and on some vehicles, even steering, braking and the throttle.Think about that for a minute – ... Read More

Positive Crankcase Ventilation – PCV Valve Service at Tuffy Fort Wayne - Dupont Rd.

Video: Hello Fort Wayne! Did you know that the first federally-mandated emissions control device was introduced in the 1960's? The Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, or PCV valve, has been installed in IN vehicles since 1964 and represents the first legislation by the United States government to regu... Read More

Differential Service in Fort Wayne, IN - What You Need to Know

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Scratching your head? Don't worry, if you don't know what a differential is – you will in a moment. That fact is that if you drive a car anywhere in Fort Wayne, IN, you have a differential. Whether your vehicle is front-wheel drive, rear-wheel... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Fort Wayne - Dupont Rd. in Fort Wayne

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. If you've ever heard a squealing sound under your vehicle hood, chances are it was your serpentine belt. More importantly, the belt powers the alternator. The alternator creates electricity that's used by your vehicle's electrical systems and ... Read More

Looking Down the Road - Headlamps

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. If you've ever been driving around Fort Wayne and had a headlamp go out, you've probably just wanted to replace the bad bulb. If your car uses halogen headlamps, they dim over time. So if you just put in one, they won't have the same brightness... Read More

The Best Test

Video: Would you buy a jacket without even trying it on? Probably not, but it might surprise you that one study shows about half the people buy a vehicle after a short test drive around the block or none at all.  If you're in the market for another vehicle, make sure you check out the most important thi... Read More

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

Video: 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... Read More

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

Video: Imagine waking up one morning with a stomach ache. You pick up the phone, call the doctor’s office and say, “I’ve got a really bad tummy ache. How much will it cost to make me feel better?” Of course you wouldn’t do that. You know that there could be a lot of reasons for your symptoms and that th... Read More

Stop It! You Need Good Brakes

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 ma... Read More

AAA - Cautions in Extreme Heat

Video: {?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 ... Read More

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