Car Care Tips

Odometer Rollback on Your Charlotte, North Carolina Vehicle

How do Charlotte drivers know if an odometer is telling the truth?Well, back in '86, Congress passed the Truth-in-Mileage Act to protect North Carolina consumers against mileage fraud. It says a North Carolina seller must certify the... Read More

How Do You Save Gas in Charlotte, North Carolina?

No one in Charlotte, North Carolina, likes to spend a chunk of change at the gas pump. Rising North Carolina fuel prices, however, have spurred Charlotte drivers to focus on how to improve their fuel economy. North Americans literally... Read More

A Not-So-Straight Story (Vehicle Pulls to One Side)

A vehicle should travel straight down a straight road with the steering wheel centered. But time and travel can take their toll and soon you may find your vehicle pulling to the left or right. Those are not good signs and should be taken care of fairly quickly.One thing that you should note is... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Charlotte (Tryon St): Signs of an Alignment Problem

When properly aligned, all of your wheels are pointed in the same direction. Your vehicle will track true and handle the way it is designed. Charlotte drivers often associate our wheels being knocked out of alignment with an event like an accident, hitting a pothole, curb or some other object.Wh... Read More

What Charlotte Automotive Service Consumers Should Know

There are some things drivers should know about Charlotte car service and repair. First and foremost, Tuffy Charlotte (Tryon St) cares about you and your family's safety. And we really appreciate your business. Tuffy Charlotte (Tryon... Read More

QUIET TIME (Listening for Vehicle Problems)

Everybody's got friends like this. You know, the kind who, the minute they get in their vehicle and turn the key, the sound system is deafening. They just love to hear that music, sports, news… anything but the sound of the vehicle itself.And maybe you're that person, too. Here's something to... Read More

Not-So-Common Sense (Sensor Failures)

So your vehicle won't start. What's the first thing that comes to mind? Battery dead? Starter motor worn out? Out of gas? Well, those are all reasons that make sense. But your vehicle may be refusing to start because one of its computers is being warned that to do so might damage it. Here's ... Read More

Service Center Standard and Procedures

All North Carolina pilots have checklists for every aspect of flying. They always use their checklists even if they only have two steps on them. They do this simply because a checklist is a great way to not forget steps. It is also h... Read More

Tuffy Charlotte (Tryon St) Advice on What to Pour into Your Vehicle

Changes in vehicle design and manufacture have resulted in changed fluid requirements for our vehicles. With the sophistication of engines, transmissions, differentials, etc., it's best for Charlotte residents to always use the prope... Read More

Give me a Brake (Light)!

If that little brake warning light pops up on your dash, do you know what it means? Well, if you said no, you wouldn't be alone. You know it has something to do with your brakes, but exactly what? You're not sure. One of the reasons is that it could mean a lot of different things.It could be som... Read More

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