Severe Service Requirements

September 30, 2022

A lot of Fort Wayne drivers have asked whether or not they should use their severe service maintenance schedule, which is listed in their vehicle's owner's manual. It can be somewhat confusing, so we decided to consult an expert. Cricket Killingsworth is from QMI/Heartland, a manufacturer of a... More

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

September 26, 2022

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 vehicle owner's manual will have a recommendation of when the filter should be replaced. S... More

Busted: The Maintenance-Free Myth in Fort Wayne

September 20, 2022

There's a segment of the Fort Wayne area population that's not committed to proper vehicle maintenance. Now, the ignition system in your vehicle is electronic and controlled by the engine management computer. Spark plugs rarely get fouled and will last for as much as 100,000 miles (160,000 kilo... More

10 Services Fort Wayne Drivers Often Overlook

September 19, 2022

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 about schedules. S... More

Can Your Car Last Another Year?

September 15, 2022

Have you checked out the price of new vehicles at Fort Wayne car dealers? Ouch! Add financing and insurance and a new ride may not seem so attractive. A lot of Fort Wayne, IN, folks are hoping to make their cars last a lot longer.Fortunately, with the current state of automotive engineering and ... More

Busting Automotive Myths in Fort Wayne, IN

September 1, 2022

Myths passed around our Fort Wayne, IN community start with a grain of evidence and are then built up with a lot of imagination and very elastic logic. And the internet is a breeding ground for automotive myths. Some bloggers recall the vehicles of yesteryear and declare their modern decedents t... More

I Can See Clearly Now: Wiper Blade Replacement in Fort Wayne

August 31, 2022

About 90% of our driving decisions in the Fort Wayne area are based solely on what we see. So having a good pair of windshield wipers is extremely important.Most Fort Wayne drivers have experienced the frustration and fear of not being able to see clearly during a storm, or when our vehicle winds... More

Keys to a Long Lasting Vehicle

August 30, 2022

We live in a disposable society. Everything from elaborate packaging to our clothing. Even cell phones are disposable. When replacement is cheaper than repair, the term "built to last" goes by the wayside. An exception is our vehicles. They're still a very big investment and Fort Wayne drivers wa... More

Why a Trip Inspection Is a Good Idea

August 27, 2022

At Tuffy Fort Wayne - Dupont Rd. we get a lot of Fort Wayne drivers asking about vehicle trip preparation. That's a big deal. You could be driving through mountains and deserts in some pretty lonely areas around IN, so it's important to know that the vehicle is up to the task and won't leave you... More

Another Couple of Years: Making Your Vehicle Last At Tuffy Fort Wayne - Dupont Rd.

August 23, 2022

A while back, the Cash for Clunkers program was all over the IN news. Fort Wayne people could trade in their old vehicle for a new one that got better fuel economy and receive a government rebate. A lot of Fort Wayne motorists had so-called clunkers that they wanted to keep. Theyre good co... More