Differential Service at Tuffy Fort Wayne (Plantation Lane)

September 4, 2022

Here at AutoNetTV, we have national viewers, like your neighbors in Fort Wayne, who write to us with questions or feedback. One common question we're asked is: "What is a differential and what does it do?" You may have been told by your Tuffy Fort Wayne (Plantation Lane) service advisor that you... More

What to Do in Case of an Accident in Fort Wayne

August 16, 2022

Screeching tires, crunching metal it's an accident! If you've ever been in a car accident in Fort Wayne, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what Fort Wayne drivers should do in case of an accident:When an accident occ... More

Protecting Your Vehicle from Theft in Fort Wayne, Indiana

August 12, 2022

Every car in Fort Wayne, Indiana, is at risk for theft. So it's up to us to make our cars a less appealing target and more of a challenge hopefully sending potential thieves to look elsewhere.The National Insurance Crime Bureau recommends a layered approach to protecting vehicles: Common sense ... More

Considering an Alternative Fuel Vehicle in Fort Wayne?

July 23, 2022

There is a clear and vocal demand in Fort Wayne and nationally for a reduction in air pollution and our dependence on fossil fuels. This is what is driving the Indiana market for alternative fuel vehicles. There are a number of these vehicles on Fort Wayne area roads today, and many more being d... More

Are There Blind Spots in Fort Wayne?

July 19, 2022

All Fort Wayne drivers have blind spots and no, I'm not talking about the fact that you really don't sing like Adele. I mean the areas of the road that you can't see when you're driving around Fort Wayne.First let's talk about our own blinds spots, and then we can talk about others...To begin, ... More

Drive Train Service in Fort Wayne at Tuffy Fort Wayne (Plantation Lane)

June 30, 2022

The drive train in your vehicle includes all the components that transfer power from the transmission to the wheels. Those components differ depending on what type of vehicle you drive, namely, front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The preventive maintenance y... More

How Far We've Come (Newer Vehicle Technology)

February 20, 2022

Automotive design has come a long way since the days of the Model T, especially when it comes to safety technology. You can thank computers for a lot of the latest innovations. Here are a few that have been making their mark in recent years. Adaptive cruise control. This is cruise control with... More

Can Car Scent Keep You Safe on Indiana Roads?

January 3, 2021

Here's a travel tip that'll I'll bet you didn't know, and it might keep you safer...The average American commuter in Indiana spends two and a half hours daily in their vehicle.The government says 100,000 auto accidents yearly are caused by drivers who fall asleep at the wheel. (Aggressive driving... More

Not a Good Vibe (Driveshaft Failure)

June 14, 2020

When you feel your vehicle vibrating as you're driving down the road, one cause could be something you may not have ever seen: your driveshaft. It is underneath the vehicle and most drivers don't climb under there to take a look very often. The driveshaft is a cylindrical part that helps conduc... More

The Best Test

April 5, 2020

Would you buy a jacket without even trying it on? Probably not, but it might surprise you that one study shows about half the people buy a vehicle after a short test drive around the block or none at all. If you're in the market for another vehicle, make sure you check out the most important thi... More