What Is A Differential And Do You Have One?

January 28, 2014

With front-wheel drive being so common these days in Mentor, Ohio, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most folks in Mentor, Ohio don't even have to think about it. And rear-wheel drive differentials don't need to be serviced for years, so it's un... More

Tuffy Mentor Often Asked About Premium vs. Regular Gas

January 21, 2014

People in Mentor Ohio often ask the question: "Will using premium gas make my car run better?" The answer is simple. But first, let's talk about what exactly premium gasoline is. Different grades of gasoline have different octane ratings. Regular gasoline has the lowest octane rating... More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Mentor in Mentor for Better Performance

January 14, 2014

A fuel injector is a valve that delivers fuel to a vehicles engine. It has to deliver the precise amount of fuel, to precisely the right place, precisely when the engine needs it. The fuel also has to be mixed with air before it can burn in the engine. Fuel injectors are engineered to spray fuel ... More

Clean Fuel Equals Clean Performance For Mentor Drivers

January 9, 2014

Hello, Mentor drivers. Let's talk fuel filters. Fuel filters clean the dirt, dust and debris out of your fuel. Both gasoline and diesel-powered engines have them. The fuel filter is located in the fuel line between the fuel tank and the engine. Mentor car owners dont need to filter their fuel bec... More

Keep Your Cool In Cleveland: Air Conditioning Service

January 1, 2014

Most Cleveland drivers don't even think about their car air conditioning system unless it fails. Thats because many Mentor and Painsville motorists don't really understand that automotive air conditioners need periodic service. Let me share some of the reasons why they fail. First, ... More