Shelby Township Drivers Severe Service Maintenance Schedules

June 27, 2022

Since driving requirements and lifestyles differ among Shelby Township drivers, your vehicle manufacturer publishes two auto maintenance schedules: the regular schedule and the severe service schedule. Which schedule should Shelby Township drivers follow? Here are some questions to ask yourself:A... More

Your Well Trained Technician at Tuffy Shelby Car Care Tips

June 26, 2022

When your vehicle has a problem or just needs some routine service, you might get a little nervous. Your vehicle's so important to your life in Shelby Township, you need to get back on the road as soon as possible with the problem fixed right the first time.If you've ever checked into some of th... More

Conventional or Synthetic? (Switching to Synthetic Oil)

June 26, 2022

If you keep up on technology trends, then you may be intrigued about synthetic motor oil. It was introduced in the 1960s when Mobil came up with it. Mobil's oil was different from conventional motor oil because it was first broken down to its basic molecules. Then, Mobil removed additional imp... More

Gas Smell! (What Causes Gasoline Odors)

June 19, 2022

If you've ever walked into your garage and noticed it smelled like gasoline, pay attention. Gasoline can be dangerous, both from the health problems fumes can cause and the fire danger gasoline presents. There are many things that can cause a vehicle to give off a gasoline odor. One of the easi... More

Wired! (Battery Cable Service)

June 12, 2022

Colder weather brings out the worst in a vehicle's battery. On a very cold day, you may have experienced that your engine cranks slowly when starting. But while it may be the battery itself, it may also be the parts that transfer the power to other the other electrical components, the battery c... More

Mercury Rising (Hot Weather Vehicle Concerns)

June 5, 2022

The heat is on, and your vehicle takes a beating when it is. Several of your vehicle's systems are under extra stress in hot weather, so here are a few to make sure are getting the care and maintenance they need. It makes sense that the cooling system is one to make sure is in top shape. Vehicl... More

Get Where You're Going with Power Steering Service in Shelby Township

May 29, 2022

Today we're going to talk about power steering service in Shelby Township. If you took an informal poll around Shelby Township you'd probably find that most vehicle owners have never heard of power steering service. That's not surprising. Even though power steering is standard on every vehicle, m... More

A Sticky Brake Situation (Parking Brake Service and Maintenance)

May 22, 2022

We've all been there. You park your vehicle on a steeper than usual hill and worry about it rolling down while you're running your errands. So you decide you'll use the parking brake. When you get back, you release the parking brake, hit the ignition, put it in gear anduh, ohyou can feel the p... More

Tire or Re-Tire? (Getting Tires Ready for Hot Weather)

May 17, 2022

Heat isn't easy on vehicle tires, and as the seasons change, make sure yours are ready to take the heat. Let's talk first about inflation. Heat causes air to expand, so heat alone can raise the pressure in your tires. If you are driving on overinflated tires, they won't have as much contact wi... More

A "Mounting" Problem (Motor Mounts)

May 8, 2022

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