Road Trip: Be Ready for Anything with a Trip Inspection at Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville

December 31, 2018

Road trip, anyone? Nothing spoils a great vacation faster than ending up stranded on the side of the road or spending a week in a rundown motel while our vehicle sits in the shop. Long days on the road can bring out the worst in your vehicle, so before you leave, prepare it for the journey by ge... More

The Engine Gets a Boost (Turbocharged Engine Maintenance)

December 23, 2018

If someone told you that your vehicle could have the same power but with a smaller engine, wouldn't that sound like great idea? Just think, a smaller engine would save you money at the gas station and you'd still get the same horsepower. The technology to do just that has been around for a long t... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville: Battery Testing

December 17, 2018

The simple fact is that 70% of car batteries fail within 4 years. They just need to be replaced at Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville when they are no longer able to hold a full charge.Batteries are a big ticket item for most Huntersville drivers and its tempting to put off buying a new one as long a... More

Let Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville Help You Keep Your Vehicle Another Couple of Years

December 10, 2018

Huntersville area residents may remember when the U.S. government's Cash for Clunkers program made a splash on the news scene. People were offered incentives to trade in old vehicles for new, in the interest of better and improved air quality from reduced emissions.But a lot of Huntersville drive... More

PCV Valve: What Is It?

December 2, 2018

Most Huntersville drivers know something about preventive maintenance on a vehicle. We know we should routinely replace the oil and wiper blades and other fluids. But have you heard of a PCV valve ? This little car part needs to be replaced regularly or it can cause some serious problems in your ... More