Fuel Saving Tip: Fuel System Cleaning Near Fort Mill, SC

January 22, 2023

A lot of fuel is wasted in the Fort Mill area by dirty fuel delivery systems in vehicles.Let's start at the tank. The gas tank gathers dirt, rust and sediment over the years. That's why there's a fuel filter to clean the fuel after it leaves the tank. A dirty filter will rob the engine of the cle... More

Are Modern Vehicles Maintenance Free?

January 15, 2023

In our auto video today we'll be talking with Alan Peterson about myths surrounding automotive maintenance. You can lump these myths into the statement that "modern vehicles are so reliable, they are virtually maintenance free."Any good myth has some elements of truth. No offense to Fort Mill Bi... More

Know Your Towing Limits in Fort Mill

January 8, 2023

Some Fort Mill drivers figure that anything they can attach to their trailer hitch can be towed by their vehicle. Nope. If you're going to do any towing around Fort Mill, you should be aware of safety issues, SC towing laws and potential liability.Understanding tow ratings is important for safe t... More

H20 No! (Driving Through Standing Water)

January 1, 2023

In a year marked by unusually heavy flooding in North America, drivers are very aware of the possibility they may find themselves driving where water has come over the road. It can be a daunting and frightening situation. Flooding waters can move quickly and unpredictably, so you have to keep y... More

Rear Window?Not the Movie! (Why Some Rear Windows Don't Go All the Way Down)

December 25, 2022

Alfred Hitchcock once made a mystery thriller film called "Rear Window." It had nothing to do with the rear window of today's cars, SUVs, CUVs and light trucks. But there is one thing that some drivers DO find mysterious. Why don't the rear windows in the second row of many of these vehicles go... More

Oil Times are a-Changin' (Oil Change Synthetic)

December 18, 2022

When it comes to oil changes, things are really changing. Most newer vehicles require synthetic oil, and while it costs more than conventional oil, it doesn't need to be changed as often. When conventional oil was the only game in town, you changed your oil every 3,000 miles/5,000 km. But as tec... More

The Best Test

December 11, 2022

Would you buy a jacket without even trying it on? Probably not, but it might surprise you that one study shows about half the people buy a vehicle after a short test drive around the block or none at all. If you're in the market for another vehicle, make sure you check out the most important thi... More

Staying In Charge (Alternator Repair)

December 4, 2022

Seems like these days, we're hearing about more and more electric or hybrid vehicles. Keep in mind that conventional gasoline internal combustion vehicles have important electrical components, too, and it's important to make sure they're operating at their peak. In a vehicle with a gasoline engi... More

The Fallacy of Cheap Tires

November 27, 2022

Do you ever shop for shoes in one of our American Fork area shoe stores?When buying a running shoe, is quality important?Does durability matter as long as the shoes look fabulous?Would you rather have one pair of long lasting shoes or two pair of lower quality shoes at the same price?Is the warr... More

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Wheel Bearings

November 20, 2022

Why are wheel bearings for Fort Mill vehicles important? It's simple: your wheel bearings keep the wheels on your vehicle. In today's Tuffy Fort Mill post, we'll discuss more about wheel bearings and how you can make sure they can do their very job while you drive around Fort Mill, SC. Wheel bear... More