What's up with Diesels in Elyria?

September 20, 2021

Would you be surprised to learn that about half of the passenger cars in Europe have diesel engines? You might also be surprised to learn that most manufacturers produce a variety of diesel-fueled cars for purchase abroad.Diesel-fueled vehicles haven't been as popular in the North American marke... More

Stay Safe in Elyria by Putting Your Cell Phone on ICE

September 19, 2021

We don't want to think about it, but each Elyria resident who drives or rides in a vehicle is potentially an accident victim. In the worst-case scenario, those people are unconscious and unable to communicate with Ohio rescue workers. Rescue workers and Elyria police are well aware of this diffic... More

Time for a Brake (Brake Pad Replacement)

September 12, 2021

Stop! It's one of those things your vehicle has to do consistently and reliably. That's why brake maintenance is vitally important, worthwhile for you to make sure stays up to date. A brake system has many components. If your vehicle has disc brakes, they have pads that make contact with the rot... More

A Cool and Smooth Transmission in Elyria

September 5, 2021

When it comes to preventive maintenance on our vehicles, most of us Elyria drivers remember to get our oil changed. But services that occur at longer intervals like transmission service sometimes get overlooked. Yet transmission service is part of car care. A poorly maintained transmission wil... More

A Bright Idea

August 29, 2021

You've probably noticed how much easier it is to see when you're driving in the daytime as opposed to at night. It's one of the main reasons about half of all fatal vehicle accidents happen when it's dark. That's why it's important that your vehicle's headlights are in top condition and working t... More

Change Your Wiper Blades Twice Yearly at Tuffy Elyria (Leona St)

August 22, 2021

Because 90% of our driving decisions are based on visual information, unobscured vision is paramount. Which brings us to the topic of today's Tuffy Elyria (Leona St) article: wiper blades. While this isn't the most exciting automotive subject, it's important. You wouldn't drive at night in Elyria... More

The Tuffy Elyria (Leona St) Guide to Tire Specs

August 15, 2021

You know you need new tires, but you're not sure what type. You look at a tire to get the size: 225, 50, R, 16, 92, H. All the way to the Elyria service center you keep repeating it over and over. You even say it over in your mind while waiting in line. Then you get to the counter and the manage... More

Don't Stack the Mat

August 8, 2021

In the sloppy cold weather months, you might be tempted to pick up an all-weather mat and throw it on top of the mats you already have in your vehicle. After all, double protection is better, right? In this case, wrong. Here's why. It's important to keep the accelerator and brake pedals clear so ... More

Commitment to Make Your vehicle Last at Tuffy Elyria (Leona St)

August 1, 2021

These days many people in the Elyria area are really committed to making their cars last a long time. First thing: you've got to start with what you've got. It'd be ideal if people started with a brand new car, never missed a scheduled service item, paid attention to the severe service maintenan... More

Do you have a Clue (Get the Most Out of a Service Visit)

July 25, 2021

When you head to the doctor, you probably have it in your mind what you're going to say about why you don't feel good. That way your doctor can use that information to diagnose your problem. You might want to think of that same approach when you take your vehicle in for a repair. Experts say wha... More