Following Recommended Intervals for Your vehicle

December 3, 2023

If you're reading this article in GALLATIN, TN, then you probably care about your vehicle and how it runs. Even though you care, there is still that moment of dread when your professional service advisor at Tuffy Tire & Auto tells you the manufacturer recommends some additional service. Your hea... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service for Your Exhaust System

November 26, 2023

Your vehicle's exhaust system is more than just a tailpipe and a muffler. In fact, it is one of the most complex systems on your vehicle. The manifold is attached to the vehicle engine. It collects exhaust from the cylinders and directs it into the exhaust pipe. Gaskets seal the connection of th... More

Good Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Equals Good Fuel Economy in GALLATIN

November 19, 2023

Whether we're trying to save money, save gas or save the environment, most of us GALLATIN drivers have an interest in decreasing fuel consumption. We've all heard about ways to save money on gas in TN, but does it really add up to much? How much can we boost our fuel economy through preventive ma... More

Keep Your GALLATIN Car Breathing Free: Engine Air Filter

November 12, 2023

Hey GALLATIN - 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 imp... More

Not Too Hot and Not Too Cold (Temperature Gauge)

November 5, 2023

You know your body temperature is supposed to be 98.6 degrees F, 37 degrees C. Your vehicle has a normal temperature, too, and if you pay attention to it, that can save you some big headaches down the road. Many vehicles have a temperature gauge on the dash that takes the temperature of the engi... More

Looking Down the Road - Headlamps

October 29, 2023

If you've ever been driving around GALLATIN and had a headlamp go out, you've probably just wanted to replace the bad bulb. If your car uses halogen headlamps, they dim over time. So if you just put in one, they won't have the same brightness, which can be distracting and will affect your field o... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Fuel System Cleaning Near GALLATIN, TN

October 22, 2023

A lot of fuel is wasted in the GALLATIN 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 clea... More

A Real "Pane" (Window Maintenance and Repair)

October 15, 2023

It's pretty frustrating when your driver's window won't work. You can't get your food at the drive-thru without opening the door, have a tough time using the ATM from your vehicle, can't have that fresh breeze blowing through your hair as you listen to your favorite road tunes. Plus, there's a s... More

Reaching the Braking Point (Brake hose replacement)

October 8, 2023

If you notice your brakes arent working like they used to, thats the kind of thing thats important to have checked out soon. Thats because your brakes are extraordinarily important to the safe operation of your vehicle. Sometimes you feel like your brake pedal is feeling a little soft or its lo... More

Check Your Shocks and Struts at Tuffy Tire & Auto

October 1, 2023

Today we're talking to GALLATIN drivers about shocks and struts. They're so easy for TN folks to forget about because they last so long and wear out so slowly. But your shocks are really responsible for keeping your tires on the road so they're very important.Without shocks, your wheels would ... More