Car Care Tips

February 2013

Professional Fuel System Cleaning

Getting enough fuel to your engine is very important for performance, fuel economy and safety. In order to accomplish this, your fuel system needs to be clean. Today’s production cars have fuel injectors, rather than a carburetor. The injectors need to be cleaned from time to time ... Read More

Maintenance for High Mileage Vehicles In Shelby Township Michigan

Before the recession hit, the median age for cars in the Shelby Township Michigan area (zip code: 48317) was over nine years. And two-thirds had over 75,000 miles. At Tuffy Shelby Township we hear reports that those numbers continue to rise. If you have a high-mileage vehicle in the... Read More

Tuffy Shelby Township Maintenance Tips: The Belt Goes On

Today's Tuffy Shelby Township auto maintenance article focuses on your serpentine belt. Your serpentine belt is a long belt that’s driven by your engine. It winds around several accessories that power important automotive systems. Let’s go over them. First, the serpentine belt drive... Read More

Tire Rotation and Balancing

Tires do a lot of work. They transfer engine power and braking forces to the road; they handle steering control; and they cushion all those bumps and jolts. They also support the entire weight of the vehicle, including you and your passengers. With such critical work to do, you want ... Read More

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