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Sniffing Out a Problem

Your parents probably taught you to have common sense. When it comes to your vehicle, common scents can also come in handy. Different smells may tell you about some conditions in your vehicle that need attention.For example, you know what rotten eggs smell like. If you smell them around your ve... Read More

Procrastination Prevention in Huntersville

Every one of us has a little procrastinator inside us. Some put off getting our teeth cleaned. Others put off answering our emails. Yet others put off calling friends and family (sorry, Uncle Joe). And there are those of us who put off getting our vehicle's service done, whether it's a repair or ... Read More

Battery Basics for Huntersville

It's important for Huntersville drivers to know battery basics. First, let's talk about which is harder on a battery – hot or cold North Carolina weather. Most Huntersville area drivers think it's cold weather because that's when we call on our batteries to have enough power to start a cold vehi... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville: Making a Battery Last Longer

One thing all Huntersville drivers can do to extend the life of their battery is to keep it clean. A greasy, dirty battery holds in damaging heat. Same goes for removing corrosion from the terminals. Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville can help maintain your battery.Allowing your battery to be deeply ... Read More

A Stitch in Time at Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville

You probably have heard that expression, "A stitch in time saves nine." In other words, if you fix an issue at its early stages, it will prevent a much more difficult problem later. That's certainly the case with your vehicle, and here's a true story to demonstrate it.A driver noticed his vehicl... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville: Battery Testing

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 ... Read More

A New Battery in Huntersville

Hello Huntersville drivers, let's talk about batteries. Car batteries are just like any rechargeable battery. They will eventually wear out and die. If you are shopping for a new battery in Huntersville, here's some auto advice to help you.There are two measurements to consider when purch... Read More

The Right Automotive Fluids for Huntersville Drivers

All those automotive fluids can be confusing for Huntersville drivers. Recent years have brought new grades of engine oil, types of transmission fluid, coolant and brake fluid. The right fluid protects your vehicle and helps it perform at its best. The wrong fluid won't work as well and could eve... Read More

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

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 fl... Read More

Using Proper Fluids in Your vehicle

Today, Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville is writing about the proper fluids for your vehicle. It's become more complicated with changes in automotive design and manufacturing. It's not that people in Huntersville are confused as much as they don't realize how much things have changed in rece... Read More

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