Serpentine Belt Service At Tuffy Mentor In Mentor

September 24, 2013

Don't you hate it when you hear that squeal from under the hood when you're zipping down a busy Cleveland expressway? It usually means there is a problem with the serpentine belt. The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine accessories. It runs the alternator - which charges the batte... More

Are Modern Vehicles Maintenance Free?

September 18, 2013

In our auto video today we'll be talking with Alan Peterson about myths surrounding automotive maintenance. You can lump these myths into the statement that "modern cars are so reliable, they are virtually maintenance free". Any good myth has some elements of truth. No offense to Me... More

Tuffy Mentor: Good Service And Good Fuel Economy

September 10, 2013

Most Mentor and Painsville motorists want to save on gas and seek our advice on improving fuel economy. At Tuffy Mentor, we are frequently asked, however, if it is really worth the extra effort. Just how much money can Painsville motorists actually save? The US government has a webs... More

Tuffy Mentor Tire Safety: Washington vs. Lincoln

September 3, 2013

Welcome to the Tuffy Mentor automotive blog. Today, lets talk about the effect of tire tread depth on braking. When talking about stopping power, most Mentor and Chardon car owners tend to focus on our brakes. But our tires are where the rubber meets the road. So having good brakes ... More