Car Care Tips

February 2018

Clean Air for Your Engine: Engine Air Filters In Charlotte

Every Charlotte car owner who has taken their car in for an oil change has been told that their engine air filter's dirty. Here's what goes into the determination of when to change the filter: First, your vehicle owner's manual will have a recommendation of when the filter should be repla... Read More

Time Out: Suspension Problems in Charlotte

Your vehicle's suspension system has two jobs: to prevent the passengers from getting tossed around inside the vehicle every time it hits a bump in the road and to keep the tires firmly planted on the road around every corner and over every bump.To see your suspension system, you'll have ... Read More

Breathe Deep in Charlotte With a New Cabin Air Filter

Poor interior air quality is nothing to sneeze at, and Charlotte auto owners might be interested to know that more and more new cars are coming equipped with a cabin air filter. Check your vehicle owner's manual, but they typically need to be replaced at around 12,000 to 15,000 miles (19,... Read More

On Board Diagnostics for Your Engine

Starting in 1996, Tuffy Charlotte (Tryon St) service technicians have been able to use a standardized diagnostic system to help determine what is wrong with a vehicle. This diagnostic system works in tandem with the Engine Control Modules for each vehicle's engine. The Engine Control Module is a ... Read More

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