Car Care Tips

The Easy Way to Save Cash in Huntersville

The hottest North Carolina news story may be different every day, but there's one topic that seems to come up over and over again the price of gas in Huntersville. If you feel like most of your paycheck goes into your gas tank, this post is for you. Here are several basic things people in Hunte... Read More

Positive and Negative (Battery Care)

You notice when your smartphone's battery starts to go weak on you. It runs out of juice faster than it did when it was new. Bet you pay attention to that pretty closely.Unfortunately, many of us don't pay the same attention to the battery in our vehicles. If your battery got you through the c... Read More

Do you have a Clue (Get the Most Out of a Service Visit)

When you head to the doctor, you probably have it in your mind what you're going to say about why you don't feel good. That way your doctor can use that information to diagnose your problem. You might want to think of that same approach when you take your vehicle in for a repair.Experts say wha... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville Guide to Caring for Your Transmission

Most vehicles have automatic transmissions, yet a lot of Huntersville drivers only have a fuzzy understanding about what a transmission does. Think back to the last time you rode a bike in Huntersville. You started out in a lower gear and shifted to higher gears as you went faster. Down shift fo... Read More

Cooling System Components

Today we want to talk about a system in our vehicles the cooling system. It's one of those things that Huntersville auto owners don't give much thought to until it fails and then they're stranded by the side of a road in North Carolina.Cooling systems fail more often than any other mechanical s... Read More

Don't Miss a Beat (Importance of Regular Maintenance)

In many places, license plates have to be renewed every year or else you can't drive your vehicle legally. Usually, you'll get a reminder from the agency that issues the plates.That kind of regular attention needs to be paid to your vehicle as well. Its manufacturer has determined a schedule o... Read More

"Current" Affairs (Blown Fuses)

You may be driving along and find that suddenly your radio stops working. There are no numbers on the display. Then when you get home, you notice the garage door opener doesn't do a thing when you press the button. Hmm, this was working just fine this morning. Are the two problems somehow rela... Read More

The Key Won't Turn! (Ignition Problems)

You've just arrived at the store shopping and you're ready to head home. You put your key in the ignition and oh, no! The ignition won't turn! What do you do now?Don't panic. There are some things you can do to get going again. The first thing to do is see if you have a locking steering wheel... Read More

By the Numbers: Tire Replacement at Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville in Huntersville

Ever notice that your tire is covered with writing? It's like some hieroglyphic art form. Of course, Huntersville drivers know that it's not just graffiti, but to most of us, it might as well be. Would you like to know what all those codes on your tire mean? It won't lead you to buried treasure, ... Read More

Picking the Right Tires in Huntersville

Shopping for tires in Huntersville can be bewildering because there are many choices. Let's simplify. There are four main classifications of tires, each designed for different purposes.First off, there are summer tires. Those who buy summer tires in Huntersville are looking for maximum summertim... Read More

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