Car Care Tips

Are There Blind Spots in Mentor?

All Mentor drivers have blind spots – and no, I'm not talking about the fact that you really don't sing like Adele. I mean the areas of the road that you can't see when you're driving around Mentor.First let's talk about our own blinds spots, and then we can talk about others...To begin... Read More

The Right Automotive Fluids for Mentor Drivers

All those automotive fluids can be confusing for Mentor 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 even caus... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Mentor: Alignment Inspection

Uneven tire wear, the car pulling to one side or a steering wheel that is off-center are signs for Mentor drivers that their wheels may be out of alignment.When doing an alignment inspection, the service advisor at Tuffy Mentor will inspect your tires for uneven wear as well as suspension and ste... Read More

Relax When the Wind Blows in Ohio: Winter Car Prep for Mentor Drivers

When autumn comes around in Mentor, leaves fall, nights get longer and there's a definite nip in the air. Time to unpack the boots and gloves and fold some extra blankets onto the beds. It's also time for Mentor drivers to winterize their vehicles.Here is some expert auto advice for Mentor driver... Read More

Will Proper Auto Maintenance at Tuffy Mentor Really Save Gas?

Have you ever thought about all the little things we do to keep our lives running smoothly - like vacuuming? It makes a room feel fresher and more comfortable. We may not consider that we're also prolonging the life of the carpet by keeping it clean. But Mentor drivers don't always extend those g... Read More

How Do You Save Gas in Mentor, Ohio?

No one in Mentor, Ohio, likes to spend a chunk of change at the gas pump. Rising Ohio fuel prices, however, have spurred Mentor drivers to focus on how to improve their fuel economy. North Americans literally drive billions of miles/kilometers less each month during times of high fuel pr... Read More

Tuffy Mentor Advice: Don't Overlook These 10 Automotive Services

Organization is the key to managing a busy life in Ohio. So setting up an annual calendar for vehicle care can keep Mentor residents on top of preventive maintenance. But you can't just write “oil change” every few months on the calendar. Modern vehicles have many systems that are vital to the sa... Read More

Fuel Filter Service in Mentor, Ohio

There are a surprising number of small, inexpensive parts that can lead to expensive engine damage when they fail. It doesn't seem right.Fortunately a lot of those things can be taken care of in routine maintenance. They may not be easy to remember because it is a long list, but your ser... Read More

Protecting Your Vehicle from Theft in Mentor, Ohio

Every car in Mentor, Ohio is at risk for theft. So it's up to us to make our cars a less appealing target and more of a challenge – hopefully sending potential thieves to look elsewhere.The National Insurance Crime Bureau recommends a layered approach to protecting vehicles: Common sens... Read More

Power Steering Service at Tuffy Mentor in Mentor

Many Mentor drivers have been hearing about technological advances in power steering, specifically, electric power steering. Some very high-end cars have been featuring electric power steering. Power steering fluid has the necessary hydraulic properties and the ability to lubricate the ... Read More

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