See the Light (Automatic High Beam Dimmers)

June 26, 2022

It's happened to all of us. We're driving down a highway at night and over a crest appears a car with its high beams blazing. You are momentarily blinded, hoping the other driver will switch them to their low beam setting and restore your vision. Not only do we not appreciate being blinded, fac... More

Keeping Your 'Old Faithful' Auto Running

June 19, 2022

At Tuffy Elyria (Leona St) we've had a lot of Elyria customers asking how they can make their vehicles last longer. These questions are actually a reflection of a trend that's been building for several years in Ohio. The median age of personal vehicles is now over nine years. And 33 percent of al... More

Hey Elyria Drivers: How Do You Save Gas?

June 12, 2022

Higher Elyria fuel prices aren't going away any time soon. That's not good news for our wallets. A lot of Elyria drivers are trying to find ways to cut down on fuel consumption and hang on to some of their hard-earned money.North Americans drive billions of miles less during months of high fuel p... More

How Much is Enough for Elyria Auto Owners? Tire Tread Depth

June 5, 2022

Most Elyria drivers know that tires wear out and that the wear has to do with tread depth. Most of us have heard that bald tires are dangerous, but most of us picture a tire with no tread at all when we think of a bald tire. And when we take our vehicles in for preventive maintenance, the techni... More

Buying the Right Tires and Wheels in Elyria, Ohio

May 29, 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

Let Tuffy Elyria (Leona St) Help You Keep Your Vehicle Another Couple of Years

May 22, 2022

Elyria area residents may remember when the U.S. government's Cash for Clunkers program made a splash on the news scene. People were offered incentives to trade in old vehicles for new, in the interest of better and improved air quality from reduced emissions.But a lot of Elyria drivers want to h... More

All About Your TPMS in Elyria

May 17, 2022

Elyria drivers know that underinflated tires wear out more quickly. Underinflation is also a major cause of tire failure for Ohio auto owners. More flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances are all results of underinflated tires.It's hard for many Elyria drivers to tell when a radial ... More

The Tuffy Elyria (Leona St) Guide to Saving Fuel: Get Rid of Dirty Oil

May 8, 2022

A lot of us drivers are asking ourselves the same question lately: how can we save on fuel? Elyria area residents are all cutting back, if not in fuel consumption, then in other areas of our lives. Preventive Maintenance Preventive maintenance is an important way people in Elyria can conserve fue... More

Breathe Free in Elyria: Cabin Air Filter Replacement at Tuffy Elyria (Leona St)

May 1, 2022

There are a lot of new features, both optional and standard, on Elyria drivers' vehicles these days. One you may not have heard of is called a cabin air filter. Simply put, its job is to keep the air in the passenger compartment of your car nice and clean.A cabin air filter is similar to the fil... More

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

April 24, 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