Have You Checked Your Headlights?

March 6, 2017

Like everything in the Ohio automotive market, there have been great strides in headlight technology in recent years. Ohio drivers can be safer at night because of it. Good headlights improve visibility on Mentor roads, enabling you to see farther. They also improve your peripheral vision,... More

Timing Belt

February 27, 2017

Ever heard the sad tale of a staggeringly repair bill from a broken timing belt? Bad news. Let's take a lesson from their woes and remember to think about our timing belt.First, let's review what a timing belt does. The top part of the engine, over the cylinders is called the cylinder hea... More

Battery Replacement for Your vehicle

September 18, 2016

Modern cars and trucks in and around Mentor run on 12 volt electrical systems. 12 volts is enough to get the job done for Mentor drivers without having so much power that there is danger of electrocution. But today's vehicles have more electrical components and do-dads than ever before. This r... More

PCV Valve Service At Tuffy Mentor In Mentor

February 12, 2016

Today, we are talking about your PCV valve. The PCV Valve is a little, inexpensive part that does an essential job for Mentor motorists. PCV stands for Positive Crankcase Ventilation. The crankcase is the bottom area of the engine that holds the oil. When the SUV engines running, fu... More

Have You Checked Your Headlights?

February 5, 2016

Like everything on the Cleveland automotive market, there have been great strides in headlight technology in recent years. Ohio motorists can be safer at night because of it. Good headlights improve visibility on Cleveland expressways, enabling you to see farther. They also improve y... More

Timing Belt Replacement in Mentor

March 19, 2014

Today we want to talk to Mentor auto owners about timing belts. Theyre something that many Mentor drivers dont know much about and yet your vehicle wont run if its broken and it could cause many thousands of dollars damage if it does break. A broken timing belt is usually a tale of ... More

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