Car Care Tips

Busted: The Maintenance-Free Myth in Huntersville

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. There's a segment of the Huntersville area population that's not committed to proper vehicle maintenance. Now, the ignition system in your vehicle is electronic and controlled by the engine management computer. Spark plugs rarely get fouled a... Read More

Busting Automotive Myths in Huntersville, North Carolina

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Myths passed around our Huntersville, North Carolina community start with a grain of evidence and are then built up with a lot of imagination and very elastic logic. And the internet is a breeding ground for automotive myths. Some bloggers rec... Read More

Huntersville Customer Detective Work

Video: One might say the most challenging part of being an automotive service technician at Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville in Huntersville is diagnosing a problem before it can be fixed.Cars in North Carolina are made up of a bunch of complex systems. There usually could be a number of reasons for a... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville in Huntersville for Better Performance

Video: A fuel injector is a valve that delivers fuel to a vehicle's engine. It has to deliver the precise amount of fuel to precisely the right place, precisely when the engine needs it. The fuel also has to be mixed with air before it can burn in the engine.Fuel injectors are engineered to spray fuel i... Read More

Huntersville, North Carolina Winter Prep Service for Your Auto

Video: When winter approaches in North Carolina, Huntersville residents break out the sweaters, coats, boots and mittens. We want to be ready for North Carolina winter conditions. Your vehicle needs to be ready for winter as well. The last thing Huntersville residents want is to get stranded out in the ... Read More

Save Fuel by Watching Your Weight

Video: Most Huntersville drivers are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. North Carolina folks want to save the environment and our pocketbooks.And we Huntersville drivers all know — or should know — that preventive maintenance will help maintain maximum fuel efficiency. But is th... Read More

Hold the Oil! (Oil Pan Gasket Replacement)

Video: You've likely heard how important oil is to your vehicle's engine. Did you know that there's one part that's responsible for holding that oil so you can use it every day? It's called the oil pan, and it sits at the bottom of the engine. The oil pan is a vital, though simple, part of your engine's... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville and the Maintenance Mindset

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. When it comes to their vehicles, some Huntersville residents don't have a maintenance mindset. They know they need to take care of their cars, but it just seems really hard to get them to remember to do it. Huntersville drivers generally accep... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville Helps You Decipher the Menu Board: Part 2

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. North Carolina service centers have a menu board that lists the services they provide. Some Huntersville drivers may not be familiar with all of the items on the board so here is a quick description of some of the typical services that might b... Read More

Tracking True in Huntersville: Wheel Alignment

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville, we occasionally see severe tire damage that could have been prevented with proper wheel alignment. During a Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville alignment service, your vehicle is put on an alignment rack w... Read More

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