Follow the Bouncing Vehicle (Bad Struts and Shocks)

February 18, 2024

If you hit a bump in the road and your vehicle just keeps bouncing up and down for a lot longer time than it used to, you may have bad struts and shocks. They're the things that help to keep your vehicle's wheels and tires planted to the road surface. But they don't last forever. With care and ... More

Lease or Buy?

February 11, 2024

Lease? Or buy? These are the options for Lorain drivers. It's always a tough question for auto owners, but here is some info that'll help you make an informed decision.If you buy, you'll pay the full cost of the vehicle, maybe an initial down payment, monthly payments on the balance that pays dow... More

I Want a New Vehicle. Or Do I? (Vehicle Maintenance Payoffs)

February 4, 2024

Spring is a peak season for vehicle sales; companies aggressively market new models and offer all sorts of incentives. So you may be tempted to buy a shiny new beauty. But should you? If you've regularly maintained the vehicle you're driving now, you probably don't NEED a new one. Even if your... More

Know Your Towing Limits in Lorain

January 28, 2024

Some Lorain drivers figure that anything they can attach to their trailer hitch can be towed by their vehicle. Nope. If you're going to do any towing around Lorain, you should be aware of safety issues, Ohio towing laws and potential liability.Understanding tow ratings is important for safe towin... More

Blind Spot Safety for Lorain Driving

January 21, 2024

Blind spots may be a good thing when it comes to a spouse's annoying habits, but when driving an automobile in Lorain, they are definitely to be avoided. So, while it's not good marital advice, it's good auto advice to minimize your own blind spots and stay out of other Lorain drivers' blind spo... More

Your Well Trained Technician at Tuffy Lorain

January 14, 2024

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 Lorain, 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

Poor Reflections (Door Mirror Problems)

January 7, 2024

Mirror, mirror on the door, why is my vision there so poor? Well, you could have a broken outside rearview mirror that's disabled your blind spot vision there and endangering your ability to see some of the traffic around you. Outside rearview (or door) mirrors are important safety devices that ... More

The Right Fluids for Your Vehicle

January 1, 2024

The current vehicles in the market have over a century of engineering behind them. They have evolved into complex and powerful machines. Developments in their engines, however, have coincided with advances in many other vehicle components, including the fluids.It's up to people in Lorain to alwa... More

Hitting the Brakes in Lorain

December 31, 2023

Safety should always be an element of your vehicle care. So even if you don't care about how your vehicle looks, you should practice preventive maintenance to protect yourself and other Lorain drivers on the road. And good safety starts with good brakes.Brakes need a regular inspection. There ... More

Hey Lorain Drivers; What Is the Most Distracting Food?

December 24, 2023

So what is the most distracting food to have in the car while driving around Lorain?Is it: A Hamburger; Coffee; A Soft Drink, or Gummy Bears? Well, you may be surprised to learn that all but the gummy bears are in the top ten most distracting foods when you are driving. But if you chose 'coffee... More