Car Care Tips

July 2018

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Charlotte (Tryon St)

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 could have made four trips . . . but that wou... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Dirty Oil in Your Charlotte Vehicle

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't reduce friction properly. The result is you... Read More

Distracted Driving

When asked, most people think they are good at multi-tasking. Scientific studies, however, reveal that only around 2% of the population can truly demonstrate the capacity to effectively multi-task. For the rest of us who are not so biologically wired, no amount of practice can increase our effect... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Charlotte (Tryon St): Causes of Wheel Misalignment

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 a major crash, hitting a pothole, curb or some other object... Read More

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