Car Care Tips

Time Out: Suspension Problems in Huntersville

Your vehicle’s suspension system has two essential jobs: to prevent the passengers from getting tossed around inside the vehicle every time it hits a bump in the road and to keep the tires firmly planted on the road around every corner and over every bump. To see your suspension sys... Read More

Defensive Driving In Huntersville North Carolina

There was a man in Huntersville who learned that most car accidents occur within a mile of home – so he moved. (Just Kidding!) When we think of defensive driving, we often focus on our local North Carolina highway situations. The fact of the matter is we need to be just as careful cl... Read More

Check Your Shocks and Struts at Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville

Today we're talking to Huntersville auto owners about shocks and struts. They're so easy for North Carolina folks to forget about because they last so long and wear out so slowly. But your shocks are really responsible for keeping your tires on the road – so they're very . Without sh... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Car Weight And Your North Carolina Driving

Weight is the enemy of fuel economy. Everyone from here to Mt Holly knows this makes sense. Some of us in the Mt Holly area carry a bunch of unnecessary weight, and I'm not talkin' what you see in the mirror. Guys; sports equipment and tools. Ladies; well, just take a look around t... Read More

Direct Fuel Injection Update From Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville

For those of you in Huntersville North Carolina who pay attention to these things, you may have been hearing about the new direct injection engines and want to learn more about them. Some deliver the power of a V8 with the economy of a V6. For example, in one family of engines the co... Read More

Why A Trip Inspection Is A Good Idea

At Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville we get a lot of Huntersville motorists asking about car trip preparation. That’s a big deal. You could be driving through mountains and deserts in some pretty lonely areas outside of Huntersville so it's important to know that the car is up to the ta... Read More

Coolant Antifreeze Service In Huntersville, North Carolina

Huntersville car owners may know that most automotive failures in Huntersville, North Carolina are tire related, but do you know the second most common cause for vehicle failure? Nope, it's not teenagers. It is the coolant system. But, if you take good care of your SUV coolant system... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville Guide To Custom Wheels

If you’re interested in customizing the wheels and tires on your SUV, there are a few things you should know first. Most importantly, the wheels you buy need to fit your vehicle. Not all wheels are created equal. Too many Huntersville drivers have bought a set of wheels that caught their eye, t... Read More

Maintaining Your Older Car In Huntersville North Carolina

The government mandates a lot of equipment on cars in Huntersville North Carolina: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the Huntersville North Carolina motoring public, but it does add quite ... Read More

Ethics of Automotive Repair in Huntersville

We're going to be talking about the ethics of automotive repair. It seems like news outlets really like hit-and-run reporting; they hit everyone from groceries stores to retail to physicians. And the Huntersville automotive service and repair industry hasn't been given a pass either.... Read More


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