By the Numbers: Tire Replacement at Tuffy Pelham in Pelham

June 26, 2022

Ever notice that your tire is covered with writing? It's like some hieroglyphic art form. Of course, Pelham drivers know that it's not just graffiti, but to most of us, it might as well be. Would you like to know what all those codes on your tire mean? It won't lead you to buried treasure, but it... More

Blind Spot Safety for Pelham Driving

June 19, 2022

Blind spots may be a good thing when it comes to a spouse's annoying habits, but when driving an automobile in Pelham, they are definitely to be avoided. So, while it's not good marital advice, it's good auto advice to minimize your own blind spots and stay out of other Pelham drivers' blind spo... More

Hey Pelham Drivers, How Many Miles Are on Your Car?

June 12, 2022

Nowadays, Pelham drivers are paying more at Alabama gas pumps. For some families it adds up to several hundred dollars every month. That's got to come out of the budget somewhere. This is one of the reasons many Alabama drivers are putting off buying a new car. They plan on keeping their old vehi... More

The Importance of Pelham Drivers Following Service Intervals

June 5, 2022

Today in our Tuffy Pelham blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life in Pelham with recommended intervals: Let's start with twice yearly dental check-ups and regular physical exams. How about laundry, watering the lawn... More

Not a Good Vibe (Driveshaft Failure)

May 29, 2022

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

Time Out: Suspension Problems in Pelham

May 22, 2022

Your vehicle's suspension system has two jobs: to prevent the passengers from getting tossed around inside the vehicle every time it hits a bump in the road and to keep the tires firmly planted on the road around every corner and over every bump.To see your suspension system, you'll have to look... More

The Flat Fix that Fits (Tire Repairs)

May 17, 2022

Can you think of anyone who likes getting a flat tire? Of course not. But when one of your tires winds up with a flat or leak, whether it be from things like hitting a curb, running over a nail or picking up a sharp stone, it's time to have someone who knows what they're doing take care of it. ... More

Fuel System Cleaning the Professional Way at Tuffy Pelham

May 8, 2022

Your fuel system needs to be clean to do its job properly. When it gets dirty, the results are lower engine performance, reduced fuel economy and impaired safety. It can even lead to costly repair bills for Pelham drivers. So keep your fuel system clean as part of your routine preventive maintena... More

On Board Diagnostics for Your Engine

May 1, 2022

Starting in 1996, Tuffy Pelham service technicians have been able to use a standardized diagnostic system to help determine what is wrong with a vehicle. This diagnostic system works in tandem with the Engine Control Modules for each vehicle's engine. The Engine Control Module is a computer that ... More

Custom Wheels and Tires for Your Pelham Ride

April 24, 2022

It seems like everywhere you go in the Pelham area you see custom wheels. Big trucks, little cars, mini-vans - it doesn't matter - are expressing themselves with custom wheels. Some Alabama auto owners want smaller tires and wheels - some want larger - and some want them enormous. So where do y... More