Car Care Tips

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down in Charlotte

There’s not much Charlotte drivers can do about the price of gas in 
North Carolina, but we can control - up to a point - how much we use. Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy. The first thing we can do is watch the go-pedal. Hard acceleration just sucks the gas. Gently lea... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Charlotte (Tryon St) for Better Performance

Hi Charlotte residents. Let's talk fuel injectors. A fuel injector is a valve that delivers fuel to a vehicle's engine. It has to deliver the precise amount of fuel to precisely the right place, precisely when the e... Read More

A Fluid Situation (Check Fluid Levels)

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... Read More

Wipe Out! New Wiper Blades for Charlotte Drivers

When people in Charlotte talk about vehicle safety, they think of tires and brakes. But do we think about our windshields? Isn't the ability to see a prime safety factor when it comes to driving around North Carolin... Read More

Super Slick at Tuffy Charlotte (Tryon St) in Charlotte: Synthetic Oil

When you get an oil change, it's always a safe bet to just use the type of oil the manufacturer recommends. But sometimes we're asked if we'd like conventional or synthetic motor oil. We glance at the price tags on ... Read More

Hitting the Brakes in Charlotte

Safety should always be an element of your vehicle care. So even if you don't care about how your vehicle looks, you should practice preventive maintenance to protect yourself — and other Charlotte drivers — on the ... Read More

Trip Inspection at Tuffy Charlotte (Tryon St) in Charlotte

Charlotte area drivers love their vehicles. And one of the most enjoyable things about them is taking a road trip. Freedom from daily schedules, new sights and the open road – it's great! But there's nothing like ve... Read More

Timing Belt

Ever heard the sad tale of a staggeringly steep repair bill from a broken timing belt? Bad news. Let's take a lesson from their woes and remember to think about our timing belt.First, let's review what a timing belt... Read More

Service to Improve Fuel Economy

The price of gas in North Carolina has got people in Charlotte talking. It seems that Charlotte folks who need a bigger vehicle to carry family and gear, or provide four wheel drive, are hit especially hard. That is... Read More

On Board Diagnostics for Your vehicle

Today we're going to talk about on-board diagnostics and the questions we hear from folks around Charlotte, North Carolina, who need answers about diagnostic services. They want to know what diagnostics are, what's i... Read More

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