Pelham Drivers: Get Fresh Air Inside Your Car

October 31, 2021

Let's talk about air quality in Pelham. It's a global issue, but affects us wherever we are. Many decades ago, Pelham drivers began to become aware of how air pollution negatively affects health. But what about the air inside your vehicle?Now, it's only been in the last few years that cabin air f... More

Gear Up: Transmission Service at Tuffy Pelham in Pelham

October 24, 2021

The transmission system in your vehicle allows you to change gears. Lower gears are power gears. They get your vehicle moving and get it up hills. Higher gears get the vehicle up to speed and get it rolling faster. If you have a standard transmission, then you have to do the work of shifting gea... More

Check Engine Light Diagnosis at Tuffy Pelham

October 17, 2021

Hello Pelham . Have you ever had your Check Engine light come on? Did you panic? Or just scowl and ignore it? What should you do? Pull to the side of the road and call a tow truck? Or just keep driving? What does that little light really mean for Pelham drivers?First of all, the Check Engine or ... More

Keeping Your 'Old Faithful' Auto Running

October 10, 2021

At Tuffy Pelham we've had a lot of Pelham customers asking how they can make their vehicles last longer. These questions are actually a reflection of a trend that's been building for several years in Alabama. The median age of personal vehicles is now over nine years. And 33 percent of all vehicl... More

Tuffy Pelham Often Asked About Premium vs. Regular Gas

October 3, 2021

Pelham residents often ask the question: "Will using premium gas make my car run better?" The answer is simple. But first, let's talk about what exactly premium gasoline is.Different grades of gasoline have different octane ratings. Regular gasoline has the lowest octane rating and premium the h... More