Car Care Tips

September 2018

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

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

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?

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

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