Maintenance on My Mind

November 28, 2021

Ask any Elyria man or woman if they've taken their vehicle in for preventive maintenance lately, and the answer may well be no. Surveys indicate that over 80% of vehicles on the road today are in need of some kind of repair or maintenance. Now, ask that same person why he hasn't taken his car in ... 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

Synthetic Oil for Elyria Autos

September 12, 2021

If you are a driver in Elyria and you aren't currently using synthetic motor oil in your vehicle, maybe now's the time to consider it. Need more information? Well, synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. Synthetic oil doesn't gel or gum-up like petroleum based oil and it do... More

I Can See Clearly Now: Wiper Blade Replacement in Elyria

June 6, 2021

About 90% of our driving decisions in the Elyria area are based solely on what we see. So having a good pair of windshield wipers is extremely important.Most Elyria drivers have experienced the frustration and fear of not being able to see clearly during a storm, or when our vehicle windshield is... More

Maintaining Your Older Car in Elyria, Ohio

June 6, 2021

The government mandates a lot of equipment on cars in Elyria, Ohio: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the Elyria motoring public, but it does add quite a bit to the price of a new vehicle.Because new v... More

Gas Savings in Elyria: Sharpen Your Pencil

June 5, 2021

High gas prices in Elyria increase the cost of living for Ohio drivers. You've probably budgeted a certain amount for vehicle related expenses. Increased fuel costs now consume a larger portion of our incomes, causing some Elyria vehicle owners to skimp in other areas like scheduled maintenance... More

Fall and Spring Inspection at Tuffy Elyria (Cleveland St)

June 2, 2021

Good vehicle care for us Elyria residents has always meant taking our vehicles in every spring and fall for a check-up. Vehicles needed routine maintenance to prepare them for the changes in weather. Today's vehicles aren't quite as sensitive to seasonal changes. Older vehicles required different... More