Alternator Facts (Failing Alternator)

December 13, 2020

If you notice that your headlights are flickering at night, that's something to pay attention to. While there could be many different things that could cause that problem, one possibility is your vehicle's alternator. The alternator takes mechanical energy from the engine and turns it into electr... More

Tuffy Fort Wayne (Plantation Lane) Automotive Tips: Alternator

June 9, 2019

Your alternator makes electricity to start and run your engine and all of the vital electrical systems in your vehicle. Thats everything from the on-board computers to the turn signals. And of course there is the entertainment system, seat heaters, power windows and everything you plug into the p... More

Tuffy Fort Wayne (Plantation Lane) News and Videos for Fort Wayne: Battery Testing

October 16, 2015

The simple fact is that 70% of car batteries fail within 4 years. They just need to be replaced when they are no longer able to hold a full charge. Batteries are a big ticket item for most Fort Wayne auto owners and its tempting to put off buying a new one as long as possible. But a battery tha... More

Make Your Battery Last

July 31, 2014

Todays report from Tuffy Fort Wayne (Plantation Lane) is on car batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be very unusual if you hadnt. You may be surprised to learn that only 30 per... More