Car Care Tips


Your Vehicle Is NOT Maintenance Free, Fort Mill Car Owners

Video: A generation ago, Fort Mill drivers seemed to be more inclined to keep their vehicle's preventive maintenance on schedule. One reason for this may be that vehicles back then were a lot less reliable than they are today. Taking your vehicle in to your Fort Mill shop every year or two for repairs ... Read More

Training Received by Technicians in Fort Mill, SC

Video: When your vehicle breaks down in the Fort Mill, SC, area, or just needs some routine service, it can make you a little nervous. Because your vehicle's so important to your life, you need to be back on the road as soon as possible — with the problem fixed right the first time.We've been checking ... Read More

Gas Savings in Fort Mill: Sharpen Your Pencil

Video: High gas prices in Fort Mill increase the cost of living for SC drivers. You've probably budgeted a certain amount for vehicle related expenses. Increased fuel costs now consume a larger portion of our incomes, causing some Fort Mill vehicle owners to skimp in other areas – like scheduled mainte... Read More

Keep Your Fort Mill Car Breathing Free: Engine Air Filter

Video: Hey Fort Mill - this is something really amazing: Your vehicle uses 12,000 times as much air as fuel when you drive it. All of that air has to be filtered to keep your engine clean.That's like 100 gallons (380 liters) of air every block! The engine air filter is just another example of a very im... 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

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

Maintenance on My Mind

Video: Ask any Fort Mill man or woman if they've taken their vehicle in for preventive maintenance lately, and the answer may well be “no.” Surveys indicate that over 80% of vehicles on the road today are in need of some kind of repair or maintenance. Now, ask that same person why he hasn't taken his ca... Read More

Why a Trip Inspection Is a Good Idea

Video: At Tuffy Fort Mill we get a lot of Fort Mill drivers asking about vehicle trip preparation. That's a big deal. You could be driving through mountains and deserts in some pretty lonely areas around SC, so it's important to know that the vehicle is up to the task and won't leave you stranded.Smart... Read More

Fall and Spring Checkup in Fort Mill

Video: When I was a kid, my dad always made sure he took the cars in for Spring and Fall checkups. I was telling a friend that it's about time to get into Tuffy Fort Mill for a checkup and he said that he read on the internet that modern cars don't need seasonal service.My friend is (technically) right... Read More

Maintenance for High Mileage Vehicles in Fort Mill, SC

Video: The median age for cars in the Fort Mill, SC area was over nine years. And two-thirds had over 75,000 miles. At Tuffy Fort Mill we hear reports that those numbers continue to rise. If you have a high-mileage vehicle in the Fort Mill area, bring it into Tuffy Fort Mill for high-mileage maintenanc... Read More

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