The Cable Guy (Battery Cables and Maintenance)

February 7, 2021

If you've ever noticed your vehicle's lights are dim or not working at all, the problem could be many things. But one possibility is your battery cables aren't doing their job. A power outage in your vehicle is similar to one in your house and needs to be repaired to get things back to normal. ... More

A Fluid Situation (Check Fluid Levels)

December 13, 2020

There's one fluid in your car you are always careful to keep at a certain level: the fuel. If you don't have fuel, you're not going anywhere. Your vehicle has other fluids which are vitally important to proper and safe operation, too. So, here's a "level" headed approach to those "other" fluids... More

The Tuffy Fort Wayne - Dupont Rd. Basic Guide To Synthetic Oil

November 22, 2020

Synthetic motor oil has been around for a long time, and more and more new vehicles are leaving factories with synthetic in their engines. But a lot of drivers don't really know much about it.Let's start with conventional oil the kind folks are used to. Conventional oil is made up of naturally o... More

Battery Basics for Fort Wayne

July 26, 2020

It's important for Fort Wayne drivers to know battery basics. First, let's talk about which is harder on a battery hot or cold IN weather. Most Fort Wayne area drivers think it's cold weather because that's when we call on our batteries to have enough power to start a cold vehicle engine. Howev... More

Taking the Heat (Batteries in Hot Weather)

July 12, 2020

Quick question. Which is tougher on a vehicle's battery, the heat or the cold? Believe it or not, it's the heat. Think about it. The battery often sits in the engine compartment next to that motor generating lots of heat. That can accelerate corrosion in the battery and may even cause water i... More

A Stitch in Time at Tuffy Fort Wayne - Dupont Rd.

February 2, 2020

You probably have heard that expression, "A stitch in time saves nine." In other words, if you fix an issue at its early stages, it will prevent a much more difficult problem later. That's certainly the case with your vehicle, and here's a true story to demonstrate it. A driver noticed his vehicl... More

Using Proper Fluids in Your vehicle

January 26, 2020

Today, Tuffy Fort Wayne - Dupont Rd. is writing about the proper fluids for your vehicle. It's become more complicated with changes in automotive design and manufacturing. It's not that people in Fort Wayne are confused as much as th... More

The Tuffy Fort Wayne - Dupont Rd. Guide to Proper Fluids for Your Vehicle

April 21, 2019

The automotive professionals at Tuffy Fort Wayne - Dupont Rd. would like to give Fort Wayne drivers an update on some of the things happening in automotive fluids. You know, vehicles are becoming more sophisticated every day. Fluids such as, oil, coolant and transmission fluid are becomi... More

The Right Fluids for Your Vehicle

February 13, 2018

The current vehicles in the market have over a century of engineering behind them. They have evolved into complex and powerful machines. Developments in their engines, however, have coincided with advances in many other vehicle components, including the fluids.It's up to people in Fort Wa... More

Does My Choice in Oil Affect Change Intervals?

February 5, 2018

Oil changes are probably the most recognized service on a vehicle. Almost all Fort Wayne residents know about them. But do we know enough?Several decades ago, oil changes were fairly standard: every three months or 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But recent advances in both engine techno... More