If You Drive Like a Maniac (Aggressive Driving is Bad for a Vehicle)

January 30, 2022

When someone mentions driving like a maniac, they're not talking about you, surely? Besides the safety issues of aggressive driving, you should know that your vehicle will last a lot longer if you'll just mellow out a little. Here are four traits good drivers follow if they want their vehicles t... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Mentor: Tire Replacement Overview

January 23, 2022

Tires are an expensive purchase, so knowing when tires should be replaced is important for Mentor drivers. Tires will just wear out with normal use. The depth of the tread on your tire determines how well it will stop, start and steer especially in wet conditions. 4/32th of an inch (3.2 mm) of t... More

How Does Tuffy Mentor Know What to Recommend?

January 16, 2022

When you drop your vehicle off at Tuffy Mentor in Mentor, they don't just poke around under your hood looking for stuff to do. Tuffy Mentor professionals have lists and procedures they follow for different types of service. First of all, your Mentor service center will note the mileage on your ve... More

Smart Mentor Drivers Protect Against Overheating

January 9, 2022

Engines get hot when they run. This heat can build up and damage vital engine parts, so engines need a cooling system to keep them running. Cooling system failure is the most common mechanical failure in vehicles. This is unfortunate, because these failures are usually easy for Mentor drivers to... More

In a Fog (Fogged Windows in Cold Weather)

January 2, 2022

It's bad enough in cold weather when ice and snow block your visibility. Add to that fog on the inside of your windows and you could be driving blind. So here are a few tips on how to keep your windows from fogging up when there's a chill in the air. You probably know fog is really condensation... More

On Board Diagnostics for Your vehicle

January 1, 2022

Today we're going to talk about on-board diagnostics and the questions we hear from folks around Mentor, Ohio, who need answers about diagnostic services. They want to know what diagnostics are, what's involved and what the benefits are. They really want to understand the value of diagnostic scan... More