Car Care Tips

Maintenance for High Mileage Vehicles in Charlotte, North Carolina

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. The median age for cars in the Charlotte, North Carolina area was over nine years. And two-thirds had over 75,000 miles. At Tuffy Charlotte (Tryon St) we hear reports that those numbers continue to rise. If you have a high-mileage vehicle in th... Read More

For Brakes' Sake (Brake Rotor Service in Charlotte)

Video: Think of how much abuse your brakes take. Day in and day out, they stop your vehicle when it's going fast and when it's going slow. Maybe your vehicle has been vibrating when you brake, or maybe it seems like your stopping distance is a little bit longer than it used to be. Then it's time to get ... Read More

What Charlotte Customers like About Us at Tuffy Charlotte (Tryon St)

Video: A big part of the service we provide at Tuffy Charlotte (Tryon St) for our Charlotte customers is education. We want you to feel confident with your service decisions. And we're always open to questions from our valued Charlotte area customers. Even though we try to be proactive in our Tuffy Char... Read More

Hey Charlotte Drivers, How Many Miles Are on Your Car?

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Nowadays, Charlotte drivers are paying more at North Carolina gas pumps. For some families it adds up to several hundred dollars every month. That's got to come out of the budget somewhere. This is one of the reasons many North Carolina drivers... Read More

Deciphering the Tuffy Charlotte (Tryon St) Menu Board

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Let's talk about deciphering the auto service menu board. Charlotte, North Carolina, service centers like Tuffy Charlotte (Tryon St) have a board that lists the routine services they provide. But some people don't know what these services real... Read More

Keep Your Charlotte Car Breathing Free: Engine Air Filter

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Hey Charlotte - 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 block! The e... Read More

E-85 Fuel Safety Advice from Tuffy Charlotte (Tryon St)

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag.   Today at Tuffy Charlotte (Tryon St) we want to talk with you about a very important safety issue. This automotive safety warning is coming from a very unusual source: fire fighting experts. You've probably heard of E-85 gasoline being offered... Read More

Drive Defensively in North Carolina

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Car care is part of auto safety in Charlotte. But the most important thing we can do to improve safety on North Carolina roads is to drive safely.Defensive driving begins with the proper attitude. Have in mind that you won't let anyone take yo... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Charlotte (Tryon St)

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Most Charlotte folks occasionally have days when they've got a bunch of errands to run. Yesterday was my day off and I needed to fill the gas tank, pick up some groceries at my Charlotte market, swing by the ATM and get the kids from school. I... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Dirty Oil in Your Charlotte Vehicle

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. If you're a quart low in your vehicle, there isn't enough motor oil to lubricate your engine properly. The extra friction causes drag that reduces fuel economy while you're driving around the Charlotte area.The same goes for dirty oil; it doesn... Read More

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