Start Me Up (Ignition Systems)

February 28, 2021

When you start up your gasoline engine car, you may not know that it's using the same ignition principles as it has for decades. You have spark plugs that require enough power so a spark can jump across a gap at its tip. Years ago, a vehicle's 12-volt system had to produce 15,000-25,000 volts t... More

A Not-So-Straight Story (Vehicle Pulls to One Side)

February 21, 2021

A vehicle should travel straight down a straight road with the steering wheel centered. But time and travel can take their toll and soon you may find your vehicle pulling to the left or right. Those are not good signs and should be taken care of fairly quickly. One thing that you should note is... More

Sounds Like a Hot Rod (Noisy Exhaust System)

February 14, 2021

Driving along, your exhaust system's rumbling so loud that people turn and stare at you pass by. You're wondering when the police are going to pull you over for illegal noise. Your mind immediately thinks, aha! A broken muffler. Well, your exhaust system is composed of many more parts than just... More

Deep Clean Your Fuel System at Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville

February 7, 2021

Having trouble with your fuel system? Bring your vehicle into Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville for a check up.In today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville auto post, we're talking about fuel system cleaning. The first thing to know is how important it is to have a clean fuel system. Huntersville resid... More