All Lined Up: Wheel Alignment Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville

May 31, 2020

When all of your vehicle's wheels are lined up exactly with each other, your wheels are in alignment. Hitting a road hazard or even just the normal bumps and bounces of everyday driving in Huntersville can cause your vehicle's wheels to be out of alignment.Driving for an extended time around Hun... More

Don't Stack the Mat

May 24, 2020

In the sloppy cold weather months, you might be tempted to pick up an all-weather mat and throw it on top of the mats you already have in your vehicle. After all, double protection is better, right? In this case, wrong. Here's why. It's important to keep the accelerator and brake pedals clear so ... More

Maintenance for High Mileage Vehicles in Huntersville, North Carolina

May 17, 2020

The median age for cars in the Huntersville, North Carolina area was over nine years. And two-thirds had over 75,000 miles. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville we hear reports that those numbers continue to rise. If you have a high-mileage vehicle in the Huntersville area, bring it into Tuffy Tire ... More

Pinch Petroleum Pennies! (Fuel Saving Tips)

May 10, 2020

If you saw a dollar bill on the ground, you'd pick it up, right? Well, whether you find that dollar on the ground or in savings at the gas pump, money is money, and here are some ways to hold on to more of it. Slowing down is the easiest way to save fuel, especially for every speed increase over ... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville: Knowing When Your Timing Belt Should Be Replaced

May 3, 2020

The timing belt in your engine controls the opening and closing of the intake and exhaust valves. Huntersville drivers need to replace it on a schedule to avoid failure.Timing belts are very difficult to get to, requiring quite a bit of labor to access. Timing belt replacement is one of the more ... More