Car Care Tips

Selecting New Tires and Wheels

Some of us Fort Mill drivers just love tires. All those little rubber hairs on new tires and the smell is wonderful. We live in a great time for tires. No matter how you drive around SC, where you want to go or the look you're after; there is a tire for you.The same is true about wheels. T... Read More

It Pays to Take Care of Your Transmission at Tuffy Fort Mill

If you've been paying attention, you've noticed that vehicle engines are getting more and more powerful in Fort Mill. At the same time, they are getting better and better fuel economy. I've gotta tell 'ya, most of that's because of technological advances in transmissions. To get a better ... Read More

Tuffy Fort Mill On Your Serpentine Belt

Today we're going to be talking about serpentine belts for our Fort Mill, SC, customers. Let's start by talking about the accessories that are driven by the serpentine belt. First is the alternator. That's the device that makes electricity to power the vehicle and recharge the battery. T... Read More

Smooth Shifting in Fort Mill, SC: Transmission Service

So you have some exciting plans for the weekend. You're going to take some of your friends out on the boat for some water skiing. Of course, you've gotten the boat all ready. And you haven't forgotten about your tow vehicle. You've gassed it up and even vacuumed it out. However, there is ... Read More

All Lined Up: Wheel Alignment Service at Tuffy Fort Mill

When all of your vehicle's wheels are lined up exactly with each other, your wheels are in alignment. Hitting a road hazard or even just the normal bumps and bounces of everyday driving in Fort Mill can cause your vehicle's wheels to be out of alignment.Driving for an extended time around... Read More

Used Cars: Tuffy Fort Mill Advice on What to Do After You Buy

Used vehicles are certainly an economical choice for budget-conscious Fort Mill drivers. But how can we know we're getting a good used vehicle and not just inheriting someone else's problems?There are good used vehicles for sale in the Fort Mill area. Vehicles are sold when families upsize, when ... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Fort Mill: Brake Noise

Your brake pads are the important parts that rub against the rotor (or disc) to slow and stop your car when driving in Fort Mill. They eventually wear down.When your pads are worn too much, they won’t stop your vehicle as well. When the friction material is worn away, metal parts of the pad are e... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Fort Mill: Serpentine Belt System Wear

The primary job of the serpentine belt for Fort Mill drivers is to provide important traction to spin the accessories. As the belt wears it loses some of its grip and the accessories may not spin at optimal speeds. For example, if your alternator doesn’t spin fast enough, the battery will not com... Read More

Fort Mill Drivers: What Is the Risk of High Oil Change Intervals?

Fort Mill residents may have heard that vehicles don't need their oil changed as often as they used to. That's true. But it's not the whole story.Owing to improved engine technology and higher oil quality, most newer vehicles can go longer between oil changes than their older counterparts.So what... Read More

On Board Diagnostics for Your vehicle

Today we're going to talk about on-board diagnostics and the questions we hear from folks around Fort Mill, SC, who need answers about diagnostic services. They want to know what diagnostics are, what's involved and what the benefits are. They really want to understand the value of diagnos... Read More

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