Does My Choice in Oil Affect Change Intervals?

March 29, 2020

Oil changes are probably the most recognized service on a vehicle. Almost all Fort Wayne residents know about them. But do we know enough?Several decades ago, oil changes were fairly standard: every three months or 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But recent advances in both engine technology an... More

When "Shady" is a Good Thing

March 22, 2020

Just like your skin can burn from too much sun, so can the paint on your vehicle. It can turn dull, oxidize and fade the more ultraviolet rays beat down on it. One solution is to park in a shady spot, or you can buy a cover for your vehicle and put it on when you know it's going to be sitting in... More

Low Power Mystery (Ignition Coil Service)

March 15, 2020

It's no fun when your vehicle just doesn't run the way it used to. You may notice (especially in cold weather) the engine won't start easily or when it does start, it doesn't run smoothly. It may not have much power at all. You also may have had to stop at the gas station more often, a sign you... More

Improve Your Night Vision When Driving in Fort Wayne

March 8, 2020

Night driving in Fort Wayne is not as safe as daylight driving as evidenced by the increased accident rate at night. Much of that is simply because it's dark outside.Visibility is important to safe driving. Ninety percent of our driving decisions are based on what we see. And at night, we just ca... More

Should Fort Wayne Soccer Moms Follow the Severe Service Schedule?

March 1, 2020

So you take your vehicle in for maintenance and the pro at Tuffy Fort Wayne (Plantation Lane) tells you that you ought to change your oil more often. What? You followed the maintenance schedule but you take a second look at that severe service schedule and see some of the following: 1. Most of y... More