Car Care Tips

Make Your Battery Last

Today’s report from Tuffy Fort Wayne - Dupont Rd. is on car batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be very unusual if you hadn’t. You may be surprised to learn that only 30 perce... Read More

10 Services Fort Wayne car owners Often Overlook

We live such busy lives nowadays: work, social events, running the kids all over Fort Wayne. Some days it’s all we can do to keep track of everywhere we need to be. That’s why you’ve gotta be organized. Smartphones, calendar apps - we have to keep track of it all. So let’s talk abou... Read More

Busted: The Maintenance-Free Myth In Auburn

Your browser does not support video There’s a segment of the Auburn population that’s not committed to proper vehicle maintenance. Mistaken perceptions have crept into the IN area over time. Many Auburn motorists think the root lies in the fact that modern cars are so reliable. R... Read More

All Lined Up: Wheel Alignment Service At Tuffy Fort Wayne - Dupont Rd.

When all of your vehicle’s wheels are lined up exactly with each other, your wheels are in alignment. Hitting a road hazard or even just the normal bumps and bounces of everyday driving in Fort Wayne can cause your SUV's wheels to be out of alignment. Driving for an extended time in... Read More

Deciphering the Tuffy Fort Wayne - Dupont Rd. Menu Board

Let's talk about deciphering the auto service menu board. Fort Wayne, IN service centers like Tuffy Fort Wayne - Dupont Rd. have a board that lists the routine services they provide. But some people don't know what these services really are unless they ask. Let's go down a typical l... Read More

Coolant Antifreeze Service In Fort Wayne IN

You may know that most automotive failures in Fort Wayne IN are tire related, but do you know the second most common cause for vehicle failure? Nope, it's not teenagers. It is the coolant system. But, if you take good care of your coolant system, it will take good care of you. A car'... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service At Tuffy Fort Wayne - Dupont Rd. In Fort Wayne

Don't you hate it when you hear that squeal from under the hood when you're zipping down a busy Fort Wayne highway? It usually means there is a problem with the serpentine belt. The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine accessories. It runs the alternator - which charges the batter... Read More

Fuel Injection Keeps Getting Better For Fort Wayne Motorists

Fort Wayne drivers know that engines burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your engine where it is squirted—or injected—into your engine’s cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injectors. There are two ways to inject fuel into an engine. Fuel needs air to burn, so in t... Read More

Clean Air for Your Engine: Engine Air Filters In Fort Wayne

Every Fort Wayne car owner who has taken their car in for an oil change has been told that their engine air filter’s dirty. Here’s what goes into the determination of when to change the filter: First, your SUV owner’s manual will have a recommendation of when to change the filter. S... Read More

Diesel Maintenance For IN

At Tuffy Fort Wayne - Dupont Rd. we hear from a lot of people who are excited about the new diesel engines that will soon be available in passenger cars and SUV's. But our IN friends are often curious about the preventive maintenance requirements. People may not know that diesel en... Read More

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