Keeping Your Car Young in Elyria

June 26, 2022

As Elyria consumers, we live in a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away.New stuff comes out so fast in Ohio, and much of it is fairly cheap, so we just toss the old and move on. It seems like when we were kids our parents were real sticklers about taking care of our stuff -... More

Objects in the Mirror (Rearview Mirror Safety and Maintenance)

June 19, 2022

You may remember a song that went, "Objects in the rearview mirror may appear closer than they are." While that was a song about life's lessons, there are a few things we should all know about how important rearview mirrors are to safe driving. While new electronic devices are helping drivers be ... More

The Turn Signal Mystery (Turn Signal Problems)

June 12, 2022

Some problems are easy to diagnose on a vehicle; others aren't. Figuring out what's wrong with a malfunctioning turn signal sometimes fits into both categories. By the way, if your tempted to just leave your broken blinker broken, remember you can get a ticket for not using them, not to mention... More

Buying the Right Tires and Wheels in Elyria, Ohio

June 5, 2022

Everyone in Elyria, Ohio eventually replaces their tires, whether it's because they're worn out or they're just looking for something different. There are so many great tire choices in Elyria, it can be difficult to sort them out. Let's group the broad spectrum into several categories that will ... More

ICE - In Case Of Emergency In Elyria Ohio

May 29, 2022

When accidents occur in Elyria, Ohio, the victims' emergency contacts are extremely important. Too often, those involved aren't able to provide rescuers with phone numbers and medical information.When Ohio police and rescue workers must sift through pockets, glove compartments, wallets, purses a... More

Brake Service at Tuffy Elyria (Cleveland St) in Elyria

May 22, 2022

Brakes really aren't optional equipment for Elyria drivers' vehicles. And taking care of them isn't optional either.A regular brake inspection is on every Ohio driver's vehicle maintenance schedule. At Tuffy Elyria (Cleveland St), our team will check your brake system and let you know if there a... More

Have a Ball! Know your Ball Joints (Ball Joints)

May 17, 2022

We all have joints in our own skeletal system, but did you know your vehicle has some joints of its own? One of the most important is called a ball joint. One of the interesting things is that it's somewhat similar to the ball and socket joints we have in our hips and shoulders. A ball joint all... More

Diesel Maintenance for Ohio

May 8, 2022

At Tuffy Elyria (Cleveland St) we hear from a lot of people who are excited about the new diesel engines that will soon be available in passenger cars and SUV's. But our Ohio friends are often curious about the preventive maintenance requirements. People may not know that diesel engines have lon... More

Upgrade Shocks for Better Handling in Elyria

May 1, 2022

Many Elyria drivers probably don't think of their shock absorbers as an important safety system; but that's just what shocks and struts are. They're all about ride control keeping your vehicle tires in contact with the road and managing body motion.Every time you hit a bump or pothole on a Elyr... More

Treat Your Vehicle to Good Tires at Tuffy Elyria (Cleveland St)

April 24, 2022

When we shop for shoes, most of us know that we can get two pairs of cheap shoes or one good pair for about the same price. And since the two cheap pairs wear out in about the same time as the good pair, there really is no difference in cost. If you like having a closet full of shoes to match yo... More