Tuffy Fort Mill Maintenance Tips: The Belt Goes On

September 25, 2022

All Fort Mill service advisors know that without the alternator, the battery will go dead in a few miles. The serpentine belt may also run the pumps for both the power steering and power brakes. And on many vehicles, the serpentine belt powers the water pump. The water pump circulates coolant t... More

Keeping Your Cool (Coolant System)

September 18, 2022

No matter what the weather is like outside, your internal combustion engine expects to keep its cool all the time, even when it's really cold. That's because engines create the power that moves you to your destination by a series of tiny explosions of a fuel and air mixture. In turn, that genera... More

Don't Neglect Your Spare (Spare Tire Care)

September 11, 2022

If you've ever had a flat tire, then you know welcome it is to have a spare tire that is properly inflated, in good shape and easy to get to. Problem is many of us don't even give our spare tire (if we even have one) a second thought. If you have an SUV or truck with a spare, it may be mounted o... More

Deep Clean Your Fuel System at Tuffy Fort Mill

September 4, 2022

Having trouble with your fuel system? Bring your vehicle into Tuffy Fort Mill for a check up.In today's Tuffy Fort Mill auto post, we're talking about fuel system cleaning. The first thing to know is how important it is to have a clean fuel system. Fort Mill residents need fuel to go, and the cle... More

Ask Tuffy Fort Mill About the Importance of Service Intervals

August 28, 2022

Today in our Tuffy Fort Mill blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life with recommended intervals: What about six-month dental cleanings and regular physical exams? Then there's laundry, mowing the lawn, paying your e... More

Time Out: Suspension Problems in Fort Mill

August 21, 2022

Your vehicle's suspension system has two jobs: to prevent the passengers from getting tossed around inside the vehicle every time it hits a bump in the road and to keep the tires firmly planted on the road around every corner and over every bump.To see your suspension system, you'll have to look... More

Keeping Your Cool (Coolant leak repair)

August 14, 2022

If theres one thing you should pay attention to with your vehicle, its the temperature gauge. Its the one that may say C---H (that means cold---hot). Or maybe yours has a picture of a thermometer on it and a blue and red zone. If you see the needle heading farther to the H or red area, that mea... More

The Daily Grind (Grinding Noise)

August 7, 2022

If your vehicle makes a grinding sound when you turn the steering wheel, it's speaking to you. No, really, it is. So listen to what it's saying and you could avoid a much more costly repair down the road. A grinding sound coming from the front of your vehicle when you are turning can offer some... More

Beware of Potholes! (Avoiding Pothole Damage)

July 31, 2022

You may live in a region where roads become pockmarked with craters known better as potholes. They're caused by moisture seeping through a compromised road surface that can freeze, expand and literally punch holes in the road. And when your vehicle hits one of those holes that's big enough, the... More

The Third Brake Light (Third Brake Light Service)

July 24, 2022

So you thought you only had two brake lights. Look again and you'll see one in the center at a higher level than the two on either side of the vehicle. They're sometimes in the inside of the vehicle behind the back window, or they could be in the deck lid, on the roof or on the spare wheel carr... More