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 journe...
Posted in Inspection
on December 31, 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...
Posted in Following Recommended Intervals
on December 23, 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 it’s tempting to put off buying a new one as long ...
Posted in Fluids
on December 17, 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 dri...
Posted in Maintenance
on December 10, 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 ...
Posted in Exhaust
on December 02, 2018