Shake It Up in Mentor!: Why Wheel Balancing

August 27, 2014

Our vehicles are not massage chairs. While we may enjoy a good vibration in an overstuffed recliner, us Mentor motorists generally want as smooth a ride as possible in our vehicles. One way to achieve this is to keep a vehicles wheels in balance. When a tire is mounted onto a wheel... More

Suspension Service At Tuffy Mentor In Mentor

August 26, 2014

Suspension systems function effectively for many years and tens of thousands of miles. Eventually, however, SUV suspension components do wear out, but how long that takes depends a lot on how you drive around Mentor and Painsville. As you can imagine, if most of your driving is on s... More

Keep Your Cool In Mentor

August 21, 2014

/> Your browser does not support video Mentor drivers rely on their car's coolant system to keep their engine cool. Coolant (also called antifreeze) mixed with water flows through your SUV engine and absorbs heat. The mixture then flows out to the radiator where its cooled by ai... More

Keeping Your Mentor Air Fresh When Driving With A Clean Cabin Air Filter

August 14, 2014

Pop quiz: What is a cabin air filter? A. A filter for your Mentor house? B. A fresh, piney scent? C. A filter for the passenger compartment of your car? Clever you, its C. A cabin air filter cleans the outside air before it comes into the passenger compartment of your SUV. It f... More

Why is My Check Engine Light On?

August 12, 2014

The Check Engine Light strikes fear into the hearts of some Mentor auto owners and is totally ignored by just as many. Just what it means is a mystery to most of us Mentor car owners. Lets get the urgency issues out of the way first. If your check engine light is flashing, that... More

Saving Lives In Mentor With Tire Pressure

August 5, 2014

All new passenger vehicles on our Mentor Ohio roads now have tire pressure monitoring systems TPMS for short. They are designed to alert you if your tires are under inflated. Since they are fairly new, a lot of people have questions about TPMS. First off, the most important thing i... More