Not So Cool (Air Conditioning Systems)

August 30, 2020

There's nothing quite like getting in your vehicle on a hot day, switching on the air conditioning and having warm air blow out of the vents. You may have had no problem for months and then, one day, you are driving around in a sauna. You're hot stuff, but not in a good way! So what goes wrong w... More

Light's Out! Trouble Ahead (Exterior Light Bulb Service)

August 23, 2020

Whether or not your exterior light bulbs are all working probably is not at the top of your list when you think about your vehicle. But those exterior lights are more important than you think, and they're vital to your safety and that of other drivers near you. Headlights are important. Not onl... More

Pelham Drivers: Is It Time to Replace Your PCV Valve?

August 16, 2020

The crankcase is the lower part of the engine where the crankshaft is housed and where the engine oil lives. The crankshaft is connected to the pistons that power the engine. When you are diving around Pelham, fuel is burned in your vehicle engine, it pushes the pistons down and the crankshaft ... More

Winter Tires

August 9, 2020

What type of technology do you use? Do you prefer an 8-track tape or an iPod? When it comes to winter tires, much of Pelham driver's perception dates back to when 8-track was the best way to listen to the Bee Gees.Twenty years ago in Alabama, winter tires differed from highway tires only in their... More

Positive Crankcase Ventilation ? PCV Valve Service at Tuffy Pelham

August 2, 2020

Hello Pelham! Did you know that the first federally-mandated emissions control device was introduced in the 1960's? The Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, or PCV valve, has been installed in Alabama vehicles since 1964 and represents the first legislation by the United States government to reg... More