Greeted by a Screech (Loud Noise when Starting Vehicle)

October 17, 2021

No one likes to be greeted in the morning by having someone screech at you. The same goes for a loud, high-pitched noise your vehicle greets you with every time you start the engine. If you're wondering if that's normal, no, it isn't. And it is worth getting checked out. The good news is that... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Mentor: When to Replace Your Wiper Blades

July 25, 2021

There are several important factors that go into how often Mentor drivers should replace their wiper blades. Of course, the more you use your wipers, the faster the blades will wear out especially if you use them on an icy windshield. Whether its a lot of bugs and road grime from Ohio freeway dr... More

Such a Little Part (Climate Control Resistor)

June 2, 2021

You expect your heater/air conditioner to work like it should. You have a control for temperature and one for fan speed. You even have a control for what vents the air comes out of. Don't be surprised one day if your blower fan develops a mind of its own and starts going crazy. Most of the ti... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Mentor: When to Replace Your Wiper Blades

January 31, 2017

There are several important factors that go into how often Mentor drivers should replace their wiper blades. Of course, the more you use your wipers, the faster the blades will wear out especially if you use them on an icy windshield. Whether its a lot of bugs and road grime from Ohio freeway dr... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Mentor: Wiper Blade Options

October 25, 2016

Wiper blades are critically important to Mentor drivers for good driving visibility and safety. When its time to replace your wiper blades, there are a number of different wiper blade designs and grades. Mentor drivers should always use at least the design or grade that came with their vehicle. I... More

Wiper Blades In Ohio

December 29, 2015

If you're gonna drive around the Cleveland area, you've got to be able to see! So having a good pair of windshield wipers is extremely important. We've all experienced the frustration and fear of not being able to see clearly during a storm, or when our windshield is just dirty. It s... More

What To Do In Case Of An Accident

September 16, 2014

If you've ever been in a car accident around Mentor Ohio, 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 you should do in case of an accident in Mentor, Ohio: When an accident occurs, you should always stop. Leav... More