Positive and Negative (Battery Care)

May 31, 2021

You notice when your smartphone's battery starts to go weak on you. It runs out of juice faster than it did when it was new. Bet you pay attention to that pretty closely. Unfortunately, many of us don't pay the same attention to the battery in our vehicles. If your battery got you through the c... More

What to Do in Case of an Accident in Mentor

May 30, 2021

Screeching tires, crunching metal it's an accident! If you've ever been in a car accident in Mentor, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what Mentor drivers should do in case of an accident:When an accident occurs, you... More

Does My Choice in Oil Affect Change Intervals?

May 30, 2021

Oil changes are probably the most recognized service on a vehicle. Almost all Mentor residents know about them. But do we know enough?Several decades ago, oil changes were fairly standard: every three months or 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But recent advances in both engine technology and oi... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Mentor: Where Should New Tires Be Placed

May 29, 2021

When Mentor drivers need to replace tires, they need to know how many they should get and on which axle they should be placed. Replacing a damaged tire may leave you with three others with significant wear, which could affect your traction control, stability control and anti-lock brake systems.If... More

Drive Train Service in Mentor at Tuffy Mentor

May 28, 2021

The drive train in your vehicle includes all the components that transfer power from the transmission to the wheels. Those components differ depending on what type of vehicle you drive, namely, front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The preventive maintenance y... More