Car Care Tips

June 2016

Braking News: Keep Your Stopping Power

Video: Richard Petty once told AutoNetTV, “You've gotta have good brakes. If you've got good brakes you can keep yourself out of a lotta trouble.”That's why a regular brake inspection is on every Fort Mill driver's maintenance schedule. An inspection by your service advisor at Tuffy Fort Mill will chec... Read More

Higher Mileage Service Intervals For Fort Mill

Video: Fort Mill drivers have probably noticed that the government mandates a lot of equipment on cars: emission devices and control computers; safety equipment like airbags; and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the motoring public in the American Fork area but it does add quite a... Read More

Save Fuel by Watching Your Weight

Video: Most Fort Mill drivers are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. SC folks want to save the environment and our pocketbooks.And we Fort Mill drivers all know — or should know — that preventive maintenance will help maintain maximum fuel efficiency. But is there something more... Read More

What Is a Differential and Do You Have One?

Video: With front-wheel drive being so common these days in Fort Mill, SC, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Fort Mill drivers don't even have to think about it. And rear-wheel drive differentials don't need to be serviced for years, so it's understandable th... Read More

What You Need to Know from Your Tuffy Fort Mill Service Advisor

Video: Fort Mill drivers may feel intimidated when they take their vehicles to a service center. They have questions but aren't sure how to ask. They don't want to feel embarrassed about their lack of knowledge. They don't want to make the service technician feel that they don't trust him.If your servi... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down Around Fort Mill

Video: There's not much we can do about the price of gas in Fort Mill, SC, but we do quite a bit about how much we use as we're driving on our Fort Mill streets.Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy. The first thing we can do is watch the 'go-pedal'. Hard acceleration just sucks th... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Fort Mill in Fort Mill

Video: Don't you hate it when you hear that squeal from under the hood when you're zipping down a busy Fort Mill road? It usually means there is a problem with the serpentine belt. The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine accessories. It runs the alternator - which charges the battery; the water pump ... Read More

Straight and True in Fort Mill: Wheel Alignment

Video: Most Fort Mill folks worry about running out of gas or having a breakdown on the side of the road. That is why we practice preventive maintenance on our vehicles — that and to keep our repair bills down. But one important part of preventive maintenance that may get overlooked by drivers in Fort ... Read More

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