Car Care Tips

What Is a Differential and Do You Have One?

Video: With front-wheel drive being so common these days in Huntersville, North Carolina, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Huntersville drivers don't even have to think about it. And rear-wheel drive differentials don't need to be serviced for years, so it's... Read More

Recommended Huntersville Service Intervals

Video: Everyone in Huntersville, North Carolina, knows we are advised to go to our Huntersville dentist twice a year.  Oral-conscious Huntersville residents have a teeth-cleaning and examination. Once a year, we get x-rays to look for problems that can't be seen with the naked eye. When our dentist is ... Read More

Can Car Scent Keep You Safe on North Carolina Roads?

Video: Here's a travel tip that'll I'll bet you didn't know, and it might keep you safer...The average American commuter in North Carolina spends two and a half hours daily in their vehicle.The government says 100,000 auto accidents yearly are caused by drivers who fall asleep at the wheel. (Aggressive ... Read More

Economics of Maintenance for Huntersville Auto Owners

Video: Buying a new car in Huntersville is always a big financial decision. The allure of that new car smell is powerful, to be sure. But what if your current car is still in good shape? How do you decide?People in Huntersville who've been used to driving a new car every three to five years may be havi... Read More

Hey Huntersville Drivers: How Do You Save Gas?

Video: Higher Huntersville fuel prices aren't going away any time soon. That's not good news for our wallets. A lot of Huntersville drivers are trying to find ways to cut down on fuel consumption and hang on to some of their hard-earned money.North Americans drive billions of miles less during months of... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville Automotive Tips: Alternator

Video: Your alternator makes electricity to start and run your engine and all of the vital electrical systems in your vehicle. That’s everything from the on-board computers to the turn signals. And of course there is the entertainment system, seat heaters, power windows and everything you plug into the ... Read More

A New Battery in Huntersville

Video: Hello Huntersville drivers, let's talk about batteries. Car batteries are just like any rechargeable battery. They will eventually wear out and die. If you are shopping for a new battery in Huntersville, here's some auto advice to help you.There are two measurements to consider when purchasing a... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville Automotive Tips: Diagnostic Service

Video: Imagine waking up one morning with a stomach ache. You pick up the phone, call the doctor’s office and say, “I’ve got a really bad tummy ache. How much will it cost to make me feel better?” Of course you wouldn’t do that. You know that there could be a lot of reasons for your symptoms and that th... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville Guide to Saving Fuel: Get Rid of Dirty Oil

Video: A lot of us drivers are asking ourselves the same question lately: how can we save on fuel? Huntersville area residents are all cutting back, if not in fuel consumption, then in other areas of our lives. Preventive Maintenance Preventive maintenance is an important way people in Huntersville can ... Read More

Time for Differential Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville?

Video: Hello Huntersville - let's talk differentials. If you have a rear-wheel drive vehicle, your differential is on the back axle. With front-wheel drive cars, the differential is up front. All-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive vehicles have three differentials - front, rear and in the middle. So you see... Read More


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