Wash Me, Wash Me Right (How to Wash a Vehicle)

October 2, 2022

Most would agree they'd rather drive around in a clean, shiny vehicle than one coated with a layer of dirt. When warmer weather comes around, some of us are bound and determined to wash our own vehicles. And to protect the paint and its luster, there are a few things to keep in mind when you ge... More

Lorain, Ohio Winter Prep Service for Your Auto

September 25, 2022

When winter approaches in Ohio, Lorain residents break out the sweaters, coats, boots and mittens. We want to be ready for Ohio winter conditions. Your vehicle needs to be ready for winter as well. The last thing Lorain residents want is to get stranded out in the cold. You need your vehicle to b... More

When You Hear the Crash in Lorain: What to Do After an Accident

September 18, 2022

Motorists in North America drive about 3 trillion miles/4.8 trillion kilometers every year. There are over 250+ million licensed drivers, and approximately 6.2 million accidents happen every year. Unfortunately, if we're going to drive vehicles, there are going to be accidents. Knowing what to do... More

Smooth Shifting in Lorain, Ohio: Transmission Service

September 11, 2022

So you have some exciting plans for the weekend. You're going to take some of your friends out on the boat for some water skiing. Of course, you've gotten the boat all ready. And you haven't forgotten about your tow vehicle. You've gassed it up and even vacuumed it out. However, there is somethi... More

'Tis the Season (Tires)

September 4, 2022

We all know about winter tires. But did you know there is such a thing as summer tires? Most people have all-season tires on their vehicles. They work pretty well in a variety of weather conditions. But if you want better handling and performance, you might consider switching to summer tires. ... More

Brake Service at Tuffy Lorain in Lorain

August 28, 2022

Brakes really aren't optional equipment for Lorain 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 Lorain, our team will check your brake system and let you know if there are any problems... More

No Yolk! Rotten Egg Smell (Sulfur Smell Causes)

August 21, 2022

The pungent smell of rotten eggs can send people running for the hills. So when that odor is inside your vehicle, yikes! Yolks! The good news is that a trained service technician can search the source of that smell and stanch the stench that comes from another words that begins with S. Sulfur... More

Maintenance for High Mileage Vehicles in Lorain, Ohio

August 14, 2022

The median age for cars in the Lorain, Ohio area was over nine years. And two-thirds had over 75,000 miles. At Tuffy Lorain we hear reports that those numbers continue to rise. If you have a high-mileage vehicle in the Lorain area, bring it into Tuffy Lorain for high-mileage maintenance.1400 Broa... More

Your Biggest Fan (Radiator Fan Problems)

August 7, 2022

Your vehicle's engine makes a lot of heat when it's powering you down the road, so it needs a way to get rid of that energy. That's why your vehicle has a cooling system, complete with a radiator and one or two radiator fans, also called cooling fans. Those fans make sure air keeps moving acros... More

Cool Breeze: Air Conditioning Service at Tuffy Lorain in Lorain

July 31, 2022

Most Ohio auto owners know that their vehicles need regular preventive maintenance like changing the oil and filters, rotating the tires and refilling the washer fluid. But did you know that your air conditioning system needs routine maintenance as well? Taking care of your air conditioning syst... More