Are Modern Vehicles Maintenance Free?

January 18, 2020

In our auto video today we'll be talking with Alan Peterson about myths surrounding automotive maintenance. You can lump these myths into the statement that "modern vehicles are so reliable, they are virtually maintenance free."Any g... More

Does Your Car Have A Recall Item?

November 24, 2019

No matter how well they're made, vehicles are bound to have problems with their design or manufacturing. Think of all the moving parts. When the government thinks a problem is really serious, they require the vehicle manufacturer to ... More

Hold the Oil! (Oil Pan Gasket Replacement)

August 11, 2019

You've likely heard how important oil is to your vehicle's engine. Did you know that there's one part that's responsible for holding that oil so you can use it every day? It's called the oil pan, and it sits at the bottom of the engine. The oil pan is a vital, though simple, part of your engine's... More

Keep Your Fort Wayne Car Breathing Free: Engine Air Filter

July 28, 2019

Hey Fort Wayne - this is something really amazing: Your vehicle uses 12,000 times as much air as fuel when you drive it. All of that air has to be filtered to keep your engine clean.That's like 100 gallons (380 liters) of air every b... More

Following Recommended Intervals for Your vehicle

June 23, 2019

If you're reading this article in Fort Wayne, IN, then you probably care about your vehicle and how it runs. Even though you care, there is still that moment of dread when your professional service advisor at Tuffy Fort Wayne - Dupon... More

The Easy Way to Save Cash in Fort Wayne

February 24, 2019

The hottest IN news story may be different every day, but there's one topic that seems to come up over and over again the price of gas in Fort Wayne. If you feel like most of your paycheck goes into your gas tank, this post is for you. Here are several basic things people in Fort Wayne c... More

The Harm in Skipping an Oil Change for Fort Wayne Drivers

December 30, 2018

People in Fort Wayne have been hearing a lot about higher oil change intervals these days. Maybe you're wondering: What are the key issues?Some new vehicle manufacturers are now recommending much higher oil change intervals than they have in the past. As much as 5,000 to 8,000 miles (8,00... More

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

December 3, 2018

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 gallon ... More

Economics of Maintenance for Fort Wayne Auto Owners

August 27, 2018

Buying a new car in Fort Wayne is always a big financial decision. The allure of that new car smell is powerful, to be sure. But what if your current car is still in good shape? How do you decide?People in Fort Wayne who've been used to driving a new car every three to five years may be h... More

Tuffy Fort Wayne - Dupont Rd. and the Maintenance Mindset

August 20, 2018

When it comes to their vehicles, some Fort Wayne residents don't have a maintenance mindset. They know they need to take care of their cars, but it just seems really hard to get them to remember to do it. Fort Wayne drivers generally accept that many things in life require regular mainten... More