Protecting Your Vehicle from Theft in Elyria, Ohio

March 26, 2023

Every car in Elyria, Ohio, is at risk for theft. So it's up to us to make our cars a less appealing target and more of a challenge hopefully sending potential thieves to look elsewhere.The National Insurance Crime Bureau recommends a layered approach to protecting vehicles: Common sense Visible... More

Considering an Alternative Fuel Vehicle in Elyria?

November 27, 2022

There is a clear and vocal demand in Elyria and nationally for a reduction in air pollution and our dependence on fossil fuels. This is what is driving the Ohio market for alternative fuel vehicles. There are a number of these vehicles on Elyria area roads today, and many more being developed. Y... More

Time for Differential Service at Tuffy Elyria (Leona St)?

October 23, 2022

Hello Elyria - let's talk differentials. If you have a rear-wheel drive vehicle, your differential is on the back axle. With front-wheel drive cars, the differential is up front. All-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive vehicles have three differentials - front, rear and in the middle. So you see, you'... More

Can Car Scent Keep You Safe on Ohio Roads?

April 17, 2022

Here's a travel tip that'll I'll bet you didn't know, and it might keep you safer...The average American commuter in Ohio spends two and a half hours daily in their vehicle.The government says 100,000 auto accidents yearly are caused by drivers who fall asleep at the wheel. (Aggressive driving is... More

Drive Train - What You Need to Know in Elyria

July 4, 2021

One Elyria automotive service issue that doesn't get much attention is driveline service. Drivelines don't get talked about very much around Elyria, but they're very important. First let's define what the driveline is:Taking a small step back, the power plant is comprised of the engine and transm... More