Car Care Tips

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Shelby Car Care Tips: A Broken or Damaged Timing Belt

Video: The timing belt rotates the cam shafts which open and close the valves that allow air, fuel, and exhaust to flow through the engine as it powers your car when you drive around Shelby Township.An old timing belt can lose a “tooth” in the belt allowing it to slip. The engine could stop or misfire. ... Read More

Power Steering Service in Shelby Township

Video: Most Shelby Township drivers are too young to remember life before power steering - cranking those great big steering wheels! It was a pretty good workout. Now power steering is standard. Let's look at how it works. The heart of any power steering system is its pump. The pump pressurizes the pow... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Shelby Car Care Tips: Wiper Blades – Signs of Wear

Video: 90% of our driving decisions are based on vision. Anything that impedes your vision can affect your driving safety – including a dirty windshield. In that sense, your wiper blades are an important safety system. Most Shelby Township drivers will wait until their wipers have failed before they rep... Read More

What Shelby Township Customers like About Us at Tuffy Shelby Car Care Tips

Video: A big part of the service we provide at Tuffy Shelby Car Care Tips for our Shelby Township customers is education. We want you to feel confident with your service decisions. And we're always open to questions from our valued Shelby Township area customers. Even though we try to be proactive in ou... Read More

Right or Left? Tuffy Shelby Car Care Tips Power Steering Service

Video: Have you ever driven a vehicle without power steering? If you have, then you probably appreciate how much easier it is to drive today's modern vehicles. Before power steering, all of the force to turn a vehicle had to come from the driver's arms. That's why old cars had such large steering wheels... Read More

Change Your Engine Air Filter at Tuffy Shelby Car Care Tips

Video: Many Shelby Township car owners have probably wondered: "What's the harm in putting off replacing an engine air filter? The answer is that not replacing it could cause your Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor to fail. This expensive sensor is situated between your engine air filter and your engine. Dirty... Read More

The Fallacy of Cheap Tires

Video: Do you ever shop for shoes in one of our Sterling Heights area shoe stores?When buying a running shoe, is quality important?Does durability matter as long as the shoes look fabulous?Would you rather have one pair of long lasting shoes or two pair of lower quality shoes at the same price?Is the w... Read More

Emergency Items for Shelby Township

Video: Safe Michigan travel starts with preventive maintenance and good vehicle care at Tuffy Shelby Car Care Tips. But there are other things Shelby Township residents can do to prepare for emergencies on the road. Here's some auto advice that can help you plan for emergencies, and just may save your ... Read More

Can Your Car Last Another Year?

Video: Have you checked out the price of new vehicles at Shelby Township car dealers? Ouch! Add financing and insurance and a new ride may not seem so attractive. A lot of Shelby Township, Michigan, folks are hoping to make their cars last a lot longer.Fortunately, with the current state of automotive ... Read More

Cruisin' on Down Main Street

Video: When automakers first came out with cruise control, it was a real luxury item.  The older cruise controls used a mechanical vacuum system but it worked.  Well, some of the time.  Now days, cruise control is all electronic, thanks to computers.  It's reliable and a real convenience on long trips. ... Read More


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