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Vive la Differential at Tuffy Shelby Car Care Tips in Shelby Township

There are a lot of drivers in Shelby Township who are due for a differential service, but had never heard of a differential before. With front-wheel drive being so common in Michigan these days, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Shelby Townshi... Read More

Steering Clear in Shelby Township

Those who know vehicles believe the steering system may be the most vital component of them all. Perhaps you've found over the years your steering has gotten loose. Or maybe suddenly, your steering wheel has gotten very hard to turn. Let's steer you in the direction of understanding why this may ... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Shelby Car Care Tips: Making Your A/C System Last Longer

Shelby Township drivers know that if their air conditioning system isn’t making cool air like it used to, there is a problem. It may be as simple as adding more of the right kind of refrigerant.Your A/C requires special compressor oil, which circulates through the system along with the refrigeran... Read More

Dashboard's a Funny Name (Instrumental Panel Warning Lights)

Every day you drive, you're sitting behind the dashboard. But how in the world did it get that name? Back in the days of the horse-drawn carriage, horses would kick up dirt and mud on the driver and passengers, "dashing" debris against the carriage. So those who built carriages began installing a... Read More

What Shelby Township Automotive Service Consumers Should Know

There are some things drivers should know about Shelby Township car service and repair. First and foremost, Tuffy Shelby Car Care Tips cares about you and your family's safety. And we really appreciate your business. Tuffy Shelby Car Care Tips in Shelby Township wants to build a trustin... Read More

Fresh Air Inside Your Car in Shelby Township

Air quality has certainly become a hot issue in our modern world. We install air filters on our ventilation systems and in our vacuum cleaners. There's a filter that cleans the air going into our vehicle's engine — so why not one for the air in the passenger compartment?Foreign and dome... Read More

The Tuffy Shelby Car Care Tips Guide to Proper Fluids for Your Vehicle

The automotive professionals at Tuffy Shelby Car Care Tips would like to give Shelby Township drivers an update on some of the things happening in automotive fluids. You know, vehicles are becoming more sophisticated every day.  Fluids such as, oil, coolant and transmission fluid are be... Read More

Time Out: Suspension Problems in Shelby Township

Your vehicle's suspension system has two jobs: to prevent the passengers from getting tossed around inside the vehicle every time it hits a bump in the road and to keep the tires firmly planted on the road around every corner and over every bump.To see your suspension system, you'll hav... Read More

A Stitch in Time at Tuffy Shelby Car Care Tips

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

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

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