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A Stitch in Time at Tuffy Shelby Car Care Tips

Video: You probably have heard that expression, "A stitch in time saves nine." In other words, if you fix an issue at its early stages, it will prevent a much more difficult problem later. That's certainly the case with your vehicle, and here's a true story to demonstrate it. A driver noticed his vehicl... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Shelby Car Care Tips: Brake Noise

Video: Your brake pads are the important parts that rub against the rotor (or disc) to slow and stop your car when driving in Shelby Township. They eventually wear down.When your pads are worn too much, they won’t stop your vehicle as well. When the friction material is worn away, metal parts of the pad... Read More

Shelby Township Car Owners Ask: Why Do I Need to Change My Serpentine Belt?

Video: Any Shelby Township driver who understands preventive maintenance knows that “if it ain't broke, don't fix it” is bad auto advice. Replacing a part before it breaks is much less costly for Shelby Township residents than repairing the engine damage that comes after a part breaks or fails. A good e... Read More

Ask Tuffy Shelby Car Care Tips: What Happens When a Serpentine Belt Breaks?

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. The serpentine belt is aptly named since it snakes around under your hood. It may lack its namesake's fangs, but it sure packs a wallop when it breaks.The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine systems. It runs the alternator, which charges the... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Shelby Car Care Tips: When to Replace Your Wiper Blades

Video: There are several important factors that go into how often Shelby Township drivers should replace their wiper blades. Of course, the more you use your wipers, the faster the blades will wear out – especially if you use them on an icy windshield. Whether it’s a lot of bugs and road grime from Mich... Read More

All About Your TPMS in Shelby Township

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Shelby Township drivers know that underinflated tires wear out more quickly. Underinflation is also a major cause of tire failure for Michigan auto owners. More flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances are all results of underinfla... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Shelby Car Care Tips: Alignment Inspection

Video: Uneven tire wear, the car pulling to one side or a steering wheel that is off-center are signs for Shelby Township drivers that their wheels may be out of alignment.When doing an alignment inspection, the service advisor at Tuffy Shelby Car Care Tips will inspect your tires for uneven wear as wel... Read More

Talk to Tuffy Shelby Car Care Tips About New Shoes for Your Vehicle

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Custom wheels are one way that Shelby Township folks express themselves and personalize their vehicle. But they aren't as cheap and easy as sticking decals on your back window. There are several factors that need to be considered, including co... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Shelby Car Care Tips in Shelby Township

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. If you've ever heard a squealing sound under your vehicle hood, chances are it was your serpentine belt. More importantly, the belt powers the alternator. The alternator creates electricity that's used by your vehicle's electrical systems and ... Read More

The Straight and Narrow: Power Steering Service at Tuffy Shelby Car Care Tips

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Service to a vehicle's power steering system is part of preventive maintenance for  Shelby Township auto owners. This system provides power to the steering wheel so you can turn it with ease. Without power steering, all of the power to turn yo... Read More

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