Car Care Tips

Don't Be Fuelish

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... Read More

Tuffy Fort Wayne - Dupont Rd.: Why Replace Your Engine Air Filter?

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... Read More

Give Your Engine Clean Fuel with a New Fuel Filter from Tuffy Fort Wayne - Dupont Rd.

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... Read More

Stay Headed in the Right Direction, Fort Wayne

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... Read More

Steering Clear in Fort Wayne

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 ... Read More

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Wheel Bearings

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... Read More

Recommended Service Intervals at Tuffy Fort Wayne - Dupont Rd.

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... Read More

PCV Valve: What Is It?

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... Read More

Stay Safe in Fort Wayne by Putting Your Cell Phone on ICE

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 ... Read More

What You Need to Know from Your Tuffy Fort Wayne - Dupont Rd. Service Advisor

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 ... Read More

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