Car Care Tips

The Fallacy of Cheap Tires

Do you ever shop for shoes in one of our Huntersville area shoe stores?When buying a running shoe, is quality important?Does durability matter as long as the shoes look fabulous?Would you rather have one pair of long lasting shoes or two pair of lower quality shoes at the same price?Is the ... Read More

Check Engine Light Diagnosis at Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville

Hello Huntersville . Have you ever had your check engine light come on? Did you panic? Or just scowl and ignore it? What should you do? Pull to the side of the road and call a tow truck? Or just keep driving? What does that little light really mean for Huntersville drivers?First of all, the... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville: Making Your A/C System Last Longer

Huntersville drivers know that if their air conditioning system isn’t making cool air like it used to, there is a problem. It may be as simple as adding more of the right kind of refrigerant.Your A/C requires special compressor oil, which circulates through the system along with the refrigerant, ... Read More

On Board Diagnostics For Your vehicle

Make an appointment with Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville to have your on board diagnostics analyzed. 16925 Caldwell Creek Dr, #320Huntersville, North Carolina 28078704-895-5586Today we're going to talk about on-board diagnostics and the questions we hear from folks around Huntersville, Nort... Read More

Why Synthetic Oil Is Best for Huntersville Drivers

Hello Huntersville! Today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville car care topic is: Synthetic Oil vs. Petroleum Based Oil. Synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. If you aren't currently using it, why not? Synthetic motor oil maximizes engine power and fuel economy. To se... Read More

All About Your TPMS in Huntersville

Huntersville drivers know that under-inflated tires wear out more quickly. Under-inflation is also a major cause of tire failure for North Carolina auto owners. More flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances are all results of under-inflated tires.It's hard for many Huntersville dr... Read More

Transmission Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville in Huntersville

Let's talk about transmission service. It can be easy for Huntersville drivers to forget about getting their transmission serviced because it doesn't need it very often. It's easier for people in North Carolina to remember to change the engine oil - you know, every 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilomet... Read More

Clean Air for Your Engine: A New Engine Air Filter at Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville

All of us in Huntersville know we have to get the oil changed in our vehicles periodically. That's just part of good car care. But when Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville technicians change your oil, they also usually inspect your air filter. That's why they sometimes let you know that your... Read More

Tire Replacement: What Charlotte Drivers Need to Know

Looking at getting some new tires? Maybe the real reason for wanting those off-highway tires is that they look cool. Well there's nothing wrong with that. If you make sure that you've got your functional needs covered with your selection, then you can have some fun with where you go from there... Read More

Good Timing: Proper Timing Belt Replacement Saves Money for Huntersville Drivers

Knowing how their engine works can help Huntersville drivers make informed decisions about car care and prevent repairs to their vehicles. This is especially true when it comes to timing belts.An engine's power is generated in the cylinders. Inside the cylinder is a piston that moves up and do... Read More


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