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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

Keeping Your 'Old Faithful' Auto Running

Video: At Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville we've had a lot of Huntersville customers asking how they can make their vehicles last longer. These questions are actually a reflection of a trend that's been building for several years in North Carolina. The median age of personal vehicles is now over nine ... Read More

Are Modern Vehicles Maintenance Free?

Video: In our auto video today we'll be talking with Alan Peterson about myths surrounding automotive maintenance. You can lump these myths into the statement that "modern vehicles are so reliable, they are virtually maintenance free."Any good myth has some elements of truth. No offense to Huntersville... Read More

Wipe Out! New Wiper Blades for Huntersville Drivers

Video: When people in Huntersville talk about vehicle safety, they think of tires and brakes. But do we think about our windshields? Isn't the ability to see a prime safety factor when it comes to driving around North Carolina? Yet we often don't even notice our windshields until we can't see through t... Read More

Service to Improve Fuel Economy

Video: The price of gas in North Carolina has got people in Huntersville talking. It seems that Huntersville folks who need a bigger vehicle to carry family and gear, or provide four wheel drive, are hit especially hard. That is why we thought it would be good to review some things that anyone can do t... Read More

Engine Hydration for Huntersville Drivers: Role of Your Water Pump

Video: The cooling system in an engine has five components: the radiator, the radiator cap, the hoses, the thermostat and the water pump. The water is literally the heart of the system. Just as your own heart keeps your blood circulating through your body, the water pump keeps coolant circulating throug... Read More

Talk to Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville About New Shoes for Your Vehicle

Video: Custom wheels are one way that Huntersville folks express themselves and personalize their vehicle. But they aren't as cheap and easy as sticking decals on your back window. There are several factors that need to be considered, including cost, the fit of the wheel, modifications that will have t... Read More

The Right Automotive Fluids for Huntersville Drivers

Video: All those automotive fluids can be confusing for Huntersville drivers. Recent years have brought new grades of engine oil, types of transmission fluid, coolant and brake fluid. The right fluid protects your vehicle and helps it perform at its best. The wrong fluid won't work as well and could eve... Read More

Which Item Is Most Stolen from Vehicles in Huntersville?

Video:   Which item is most often stolen from vehicles in Huntersville?Is it: Stereo Wheels Air Bag DVD System Well, if you said stereo – you used to be right. But airbags have now surpassed stereos as the biggest target for theft in North Carolina – approximately 50,000 a year are stolen across the c... Read More

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