Car Care Tips

Fuel Saving Tip: Alignment for Your Fort Mill Vehicle

Video: Imagine you've left Fort Mill and you're up in the arctic on a dog sled.Your dog team is pulling straight and true. You can cover a lot of ground quickly. Now imagine what would happen if one or two of the dogs wanted to go their own way and were pulling off to the side.That would slow you down.... Read More

Positive Crankcase Ventilation – PCV Valve Service at Tuffy Charlotte Metro

Video: Hello Fort Mill! Did you know that the first federally-mandated emissions control device was introduced in the 1960's? The Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, or PCV valve, has been installed in SC vehicles since 1964 and represents the first legislation by the United States government to regul... Read More

Combustion Choreography: Timing Belt Replacement at Tuffy Charlotte Metro in Fort Mill

Video: Have you ever seen a ballet performance? Have you wondered how all of those dancers manage to travel all over the stage jumping and twirling and never crash into each other? That's the job of a choreographer.Our auto engines are also highly choreographed. Pistons travel up and down inside cylinde... Read More

Finding Vehicle Recall Information in Fort Mill, SC

Video: No matter how well they're made, vehicles in Fort Mill, SC, will have design or manufacturing problems. And when the government thinks a problem is really serious for people in Fort Mill, SC, they require the manufacturer to issue a recall notice and fix the vehicle  free of charge. The manufact... Read More

The Right Fluids for Your Vehicle

Video: 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 Fort Mill to a... Read More

Tuffy Charlotte Metro Tire Safety: Washington vs. Lincoln

Video: Welcome to the Tuffy Charlotte Metro automotive blog. Today, let's talk about the effect of tire wear. Let's focus on stopping in wet Fort Mill conditions. In order for a tire to have good contact with the road, it has to move the water out of the way. If it can't move the water, the tire will ... Read More

Tuffy Charlotte Metro and the Maintenance Mindset

Video: When it comes to their vehicles, some Fort Mill residents don't have a maintenance mindset. They know they need to take care of their cars, but it just seems really hard to get them to remember to do it. Fort Mill drivers generally accept that many things in life require regular maintenance but ... Read More

Fort Mill Customer Detective Work

Video: One might say the most challenging part of being an automotive service technician at Tuffy Charlotte Metro in Fort Mill is diagnosing a problem before it can be fixed.Cars in SC are made up of a bunch of complex systems. There usually could be a number of reasons for any given symptom. So, it's c... Read More

Tuffy Charlotte Metro: Good Service and Good Fuel Economy

Video: Most Fort Mill auto owners want to save on gas and seek our advice on improving economy. At Tuffy Charlotte Metro, we are frequently asked, however, if it is really worth the extra effort. Just how much money can Fort Mill drivers actually save?In today's Tuffy Charlotte Metro article, we're foc... Read More

Does Your Car Have A Recall Item?

Video: No matter how well they're made, vehicles are bound to have problems with their design or manufacturing. Think of all the moving parts. When the government thinks a problem is really serious, they require the vehicle manufacturer to issue recall notices to Fort Mill residents and to fix the affe... Read More


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