Gear Up: Transmission Service at Tuffy Fort Wayne - Dupont Rd. in Fort Wayne

September 27, 2016

The transmission system in your vehicle allows you to change gears. Lower gears are power gears. They get your vehicle moving and get it up hills. Higher gears get the vehicle up to speed and get it rolling faster. If you have a standard transmission, then you have to do the work of shifting g... More

Below 45 Degrees in Fort Wayne: Consider Winter Tires

September 20, 2016

Remember snow tires? They were basically just regular tires with big, knobby lugs to get them through deep snow. They were loud and rode hard, and Fort Wayne drivers couldn't wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for all-season radials. IN drivers ran out and bo... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Tire Pressure Saves Fuel in Fort Wayne

September 13, 2016

Under-inflated tires waste gas for lots of folks in the Fort Wayne area. Think how hard it is to walk in sand you just have to work harder because of the resistance. When your tires don't have enough air in them, their rolling resistance is dramatically increased and it simply takes more gas t... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Fort Wayne - Dupont Rd.: Rotor Problems

September 6, 2016

The brake rotor, or disc, is attached to your wheel. The brake pads rub on the rotor to slow your car when you are driving in Fort Wayne.Rotors can warp, crack or become misaligned. They can also be damaged by worn out brake pads that scratch grooves into the surface. These conditions result in l... More