Tuffy Mentor Alternator Replacement Service in Mentor

September 30, 2021

Your vehicle alternator doesn't get enough credit. Though your battery gets your engine started, after that it's all about the alternator. Driving around Mentor is a lot of work for your alternator, and as upgrades such as heated steering wheels, cooled seats, stability control and lane depar... More

Tuffy Mentor Automotive Tips: Alternator

October 16, 2016

Your alternator makes electricity to start and run your engine and all of the vital electrical systems in your vehicle. Thats everything from the on-board computers to the turn signals. And of course there is the entertainment system, seat heaters, power windows, and everything you plug into the ... More

Battery Replacement At Tuffy Mentor In Mentor

September 17, 2015

Hello, welcome to Tuffy Mentor. Today's focus is batteries. It seems like everything in Mentor runs on batteries. Of course, the batteries were most concerned with here at Tuffy Mentor are those in our customer's vehicles. Just like the batteries in our smoke detectors or TV remote,... More

Make Your Battery Last

January 2, 2015

Todays report from Tuffy Mentor is on car batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be very unusual if you hadnt. You may be surprised to learn that only 30 percent of Mentor vehicle... More

Charge It In Mentor For Extended Battery Life

December 11, 2014

Here's an interesting statistic for our drivers in Mentor, Ohio: Only thirty percent of car batteries make it to forty-eight months. And the life expectancy varies by where you live. It ranges from fifty-one months in extremely cold areas to just thirty months in extremely hot climat... More