Time for Differential Service at Tuffy Fort Wayne - Dupont Rd.?

March 27, 2016

Hello Fort Wayne - let's talk differentials. If you have a rear-wheel drive vehicle, your differential is on the back axle. With front-wheel drive cars, the differential is up front. All-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive vehicles have three differentials - front, rear and in the middle. So you see,... More

Maintenance for High Mileage Vehicles In Fort Wayne IN

March 20, 2016

The median age for cars in the Fort Wayne, IN area was over nine years. And two-thirds had over 75,000 miles. At Tuffy Fort Wayne - Dupont Rd. we hear reports that those numbers continue to rise.If you have a high-mileage vehicle in the Fort Wayne area, bring it in for high-mileage maintenanc... More

Keep Your Tires Well Rounded in Fort Wayne: Tire Rotation and Wheel Balancing at Tuffy Fort Wayne - Dupont Rd.

March 13, 2016

Taking care of our tires is part of car care for Fort Wayne drivers. We know they have to be replaced when they wear out, but tires also require some preventive maintenance. This maintenance will improve and extend the life of the tires, so it's well worth the effort and expense for Fort Wayne... More


March 7, 2016

This is a final test: this should all be working. More

When Do My Shocks Need to be Replaced?

March 4, 2016

A good suspension system gives a vehicle a smooth, even ride while providing Fort Wayne drivers with good handling and control. But like any system on your vehicle, parts of the suspension system can wear out, leading to a lower ride quality and safety concerns. So it's a good idea for drivers... More

Smart Fort Wayne Drivers Protect Against Overheating

March 3, 2016

Engines get hot when they run. This heat can build up and damage vital engine parts, so engines need a cooling system to keep them running. Cooling system failure is the most common mechanical failure in vehicles. This is unfortunate, because these failures are usually easy for Fort Wayne drive... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Fort Wayne - Dupont Rd.: Brake Noise

March 2, 2016

Your brake pads are the important parts that rub against the rotor (or disc) to slow and stop your car when driving in Fort Wayne. They eventually wear down.When your pads are worn too much, they wont stop your vehicle as well. When the friction material is worn away, metal parts of the pad are e... More

Clean Fuel Equals Clean Performance for Fort Wayne Drivers

March 1, 2016

Hello, Fort Wayne residents. Let's talk fuel filters. Fuel filters clean the dirt, dust and debris out of your fuel. Both gasoline and diesel-powered engines have them. The fuel filter is located in the fuel line between the fuel tank and the engine.Fort Wayne auto owners don't need to filter the... More

The Economy Of Maintenance For Fort Wayne Drivers

March 1, 2016

Do I sell my old car or buy a new one? It's a question most Fort Wayne drivers ask themselves at some time or another.Generally, what it comes down to is the choice between a car payment and the possibility of repair bills. Most of the time, we want to choose the car payment because we don't like... More