Which Item Is Most Stolen from Vehicles in Huntersville?

October 30, 2017

Which item is most often stolen from vehicles in Huntersville?Is it: Stereo Wheels Air Bag DVD System Well, if you said stereo you used to be right. But airbags have now surpassed stereos as the biggest target for theft in North Carolina approximately 50,000 a year are stolen across the cou... More

Positive Crankcase Ventilation ? PCV Valve Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville

October 25, 2017

Hello Huntersville! Did you know that the first federally-mandated emissions control device was introduced in the 1960's? The Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, or PCV valve, has been installed in North Carolina vehicles since 1964 and represents the first legislation by the United States gove... More

Commitment to Make Your vehicle Last at Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville

October 15, 2017

These days many people in the Huntersville area are really committed to making their cars last a long time. First thing: you've got to start with what you've got. It'd be ideal if people started with a brand new car, never missed a scheduled service item, paid attention to the severe service mai... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville Advice on What to Pour into Your Vehicle

October 11, 2017

Changes in vehicle design and manufacture have resulted in changed fluid requirements for our vehicles. With the sophistication of engines, transmissions, differentials, etc., it's best for Huntersville residents to always use the proper type of fluid for their vehicle. Using incorrect fluids ca... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville: Serpentine Belt Tensioner

October 2, 2017

The serpentine belt tensioner applies pressure to the serpentine belt, maintaining optimal tension to drive the accessories like the alternator and A/C compressor. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville we know that the service life of the belt tensioner is the same as the belt itself, so they should ... More

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