Your Well Trained Technician at Tuffy Elyria (Cleveland St)

October 31, 2021

When your vehicle has a problem or just needs some routine service, you might get a little nervous. Your vehicle's so important to your life in Elyria, you need to get back on the road as soon as possible with the problem fixed right the first time.If you've ever checked into some of the technic... More

Shake It up in Elyria!: Why Wheel Balancing

October 24, 2021

Our vehicles are not massage chairs. While we may enjoy a good vibration in an overstuffed recliner, we generally want as smooth a ride as possible in our vehicles. One way to achieve this is to keep a vehicle's wheels in balance. When a tire is mounted onto a wheel, it is usually out of balance... More

Elyria Customer Detective Work

October 17, 2021

One might say the most challenging part of being an automotive service technician at Tuffy Elyria (Cleveland St) is diagnosing a problem before it can be fixed.Cars are made up of a bunch of complex systems. There usually could be a number of reasons for any given symptom. So, it's challenging to... More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Elyria (Cleveland St)

October 10, 2021

Most Elyria folks occasionally have days when they've got a bunch of errands to run. Yesterday was my day off and I needed to fill the gas tank, pick up some groceries at my Elyria market, swing by the ATM and get the kids from school. I could have made four trips . . . but that would have been ... More

Exhaust Service at Tuffy Elyria (Cleveland St): Passing the Smell Test

October 3, 2021

The exhaust system on a vehicle is more complex than most Elyria residents realize. It contains everything from old-fashioned pipes and clamps to sophisticated computers and sensors. All Ohio folks know a properly functioning exhaust system is good for the environment, but sometimes we forget th... More