Car Care Tips

January 2019

The Tuffy Charlotte (Tryon St) Guide to Saving Fuel: Beware of Myths

There's a lot of auto advice in North Carolina right now on how to save money on gas. Some of it is good advice. Some of it isn't. Some of it is myth. And it may well be a scam. Plain and simple. When someone offers you a product designed to save money on gas, ask yourself, "Does this sound too g... Read More

Air Conditioning Maintenance at Tuffy Charlotte (Tryon St) in Charlotte

Warm weather or cold, Charlotte drivers still need to think about their vehicle's air conditioning. Most Charlotte people don't service their air conditioning until after it fails. At Tuffy Charlotte (Tryon St), we can advise you on your vehicle manufacturers preventive maintenance schedu... Read More

Tuffy Charlotte (Tryon St) and the Maintenance Mindset

When it comes to their vehicles, some Charlotte 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. Charlotte drivers generally accept that many things in life require regular maintenan... Read More

Hey Charlotte Drivers; What Is the Most Distracting Food?

So what is the most distracting food to have in the car while driving around Charlotte?Is it:A Hamburger;Coffee;A Soft Drink, orGummy Bears?Well, you may be surprised to learn that all but the gummy bears are in the top ten most distracting foods when you are driving. But if you cho... Read More

Stop It! You Need Good Brakes

Good brakes are obviously very important. If you've ever had your brakes go out while you're driving around the Charlotte area, you'll know how terrifying it can be. Today we'll focus on how to tell when you have a brake problem and how to make good repair choices. Often, the first indic... Read More

Charlotte Customer Detective Work

One might say the most challenging part of being an automotive service technician at Tuffy Charlotte (Tryon St) in Charlotte is diagnosing a problem before it can be fixed.Cars in North Carolina are made up of a bunch of complex systems. There usually could be a number of reasons for any given sy... Read More

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