Automotive Tips from Tuffy Charlotte Metro: When to Replace a Damaged Tire

September 29, 2019

Repair or Replace? Thats a question Fort Mill drivers ask when they have tire damage. Some punctures cannot be repaired because of their size or location. Punctures larger than a quarter of an inch (6.4 mm) are considered too large to be safely repaired. Punctures in the sidewall or near the shou... More

Which Item Is Most Stolen from Vehicles in Fort Mill?

September 22, 2019

Which item is most often stolen from vehicles in Fort Mill?Is it: Stereo Wheels Air Bag DVD System Well, if you said stereo you used to be right. But airbags have now surpassed stereos as the biggest target for theft in SC approximately 50,000 a year are stolen across the country. New airba... More

Tire Tread Depth for Fort Mill, SC Drivers

September 15, 2019

Driving on bald tires is like playing roulette. Though you may be fine today, eventually your luck is going to run out.The Feds don't have any laws for tread depth, but 42 of the states, and all of Canada, do have regulations. They consider 2/32 of an inch to be the minimum legal tread depth. Tw... More

What's up with Diesels in Fort Mill?

September 8, 2019

Would you be surprised to learn that about half of the passenger cars in Europe have diesel engines? You might also be surprised to learn that most manufacturers produce a variety of diesel-fueled cars for purchase abroad.Diesel-fueled vehicles haven't been as popular in the North American marke... More

Power Steering Service at Tuffy Charlotte Metro in Fort Mill

September 1, 2019

Many Fort Mill drivers have been hearing about technological advances in power steering, specifically electric power steering. Some very high-end cars have been featuring electric power steering. Power steering fluid has the necessary hydraulic properties and the ability to lubricate the interna... More