Problems with Suspension Solved at Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville in Huntersville

March 29, 2020

A vehicle's suspension system is tough. It can last for years and after lots of driving for Huntersville drivers. But it can be damaged quickly by hitting a pothole, curb or rock, and it can wear more quickly if you frequently drive off-road or on bumpy roads. A workhorse vehicle one that hauls ... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville: When to Replace a Damaged Tire

March 22, 2020

Repair or Replace? Thats a question Huntersville drivers ask when they have tire damage. Some punctures cannot be repaired because of their size or location. Punctures larger than a quarter of an inch (6.4 mm) are considered too large to be safely repaired. Punctures in the sidewall or near the s... More

A Fluid Situation (Check Fluid Levels)

March 15, 2020

There's one fluid in your car you are always careful to keep at a certain level: the fuel. If you don't have fuel, you're not going anywhere. Your vehicle has other fluids which are vitally important to proper and safe operation, too. So, here's a "level" headed approach to those "other" fluids... More

Too Hot to Handle (Vehicle Overheating)

March 8, 2020

In the hot weather, seeing steam coming from the engine compartment is something we all dread. No one wants that to happen to them. But if you know the signs of overheating and how to deal with it, you may be able to reduce the risk of damage to your vehicle, maybe even prevent getting stranded ... More

Huntersville Car Owners Ask: Why Do I Need to Change My Serpentine Belt?

March 1, 2020

Any Huntersville driver who understands preventive maintenance knows that if it ain't broke, don't fix it is bad auto advice. Replacing a part before it breaks is much less costly for Huntersville residents than repairing the engine damage that comes after a part breaks or fails. A good example o... More