Check Your Shocks and Struts at Tuffy Pelham

August 29, 2021

Today we're talking to Pelham drivers about shocks and struts. They're so easy for Alabama folks to forget about because they last so long and wear out so slowly. But your shocks are really responsible for keeping your tires on the road so they're very important.Without shocks, your wheels wou... More

A "Mounting" Problem (Motor Mounts)

August 22, 2021

You know how heavy your engine and transmission are, so you can imagine how tough the parts that hold them onto your vehicle's sub-frame must be. Not only must they support the weight, they also have to isolate vibrations and noise from the passenger cabin. Pretty tall order, wouldn't you say? ... More

Why You Have an O2 Sensor (Oxygen Sensor)

August 15, 2021

If someone asked you what gas made up the largest portion of the atmosphere, what would you guess? Well, it's not oxygen; it only makes up 20.9 percent. But since we're talking about oxygen, you should know that your vehicle uses oxygen sensors to make sure your engine is running the way it shou... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down Around Pelham

August 8, 2021

There's not much we can do about the price of gas in Pelham, Alabama, but we do quite a bit about how much we use as we're driving on our Pelham streets.Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy.The first thing we can do is watch the 'go-pedal.' Hard acceleration just sucks the ... More

Some New Boots (Suspension Maintenance)

August 1, 2021

There are some boots that don't come in a shoe box and aren't worn on your feet. They are called axle or CV boots, and they can be important parts for many vehicles. That CV stands for constant velocity. CV axles are mainly used in front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive vehicles. They're also us... More