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Tuffy Shelby Car Care Tips Fuel Saving Tip for Shelby Township: Check Engine Light

Here's a question for Shelby Township, Michigan : How long have you been enjoying the romantic glow of your Check Engine light? Hey, it's not there to create ambiance; it's a warning that something's wrong. (And, by the way, Homer Simpson's fix of covering it with tape is not a good ide... Read More

For 4x4s (Maintenance of 4x4 Vehicles)

Some people love 4x4 vehicles, the true 4-wheel drive works of engineering like Jeeps and 4x4 pickups that allow you to seemingly go anywhere on the planet. You can climb up a 40-degree rock trail with some planning and skill (always careful to protect the environment, of course), or you can get ... Read More

On Board Diagnostics for Your Engine

Starting in 1996, Tuffy Shelby Car Care Tips service technicians have been able to use a standardized diagnostic system to help determine what is wrong with a vehicle. This diagnostic system works in tandem with the Engine Control Modules for each vehicle's engine. The Engine Control Module is a ... Read More

Introduction to Diesels for Shelby Township, Michigan

Something you're going to be hearing a lot about around Shelby Township, Michigan, is diesel engines. We're not talking about semi-trucks and buses; we're talking about diesel engine cars, pick-ups and SUVs.Most people in Michigan are surprised to learn that around half the cars on the r... Read More

Economics of Maintenance for Shelby Township Auto Owners

Buying a new car in Shelby Township is always a big financial decision. The allure of that new car smell is powerful, to be sure. But what if your current car is still in good shape? How do you decide?People in Shelby Township who've been used to driving a new car every three to five ye... Read More

What is a TSB? (Technical Service Bulletins)

If your vehicle had something in its design or production that the manufacturer had figured out had an unanticipated problem, you'd want to know about it. And you'd want it fixed. There is something that can help drivers with just such a scenario. It's called a Technical Service Bulletin, or TSB.... Read More

Bouncy Bouncy – Are My Shocks Bad?

When Shelby Township drivers think about preventive maintenance, what usually comes to mind is oil, fluids and brakes. We don't generally think about our shocks or struts, but these auto parts keep our tires on the road.Shelby Township drivers don't think about shocks as often as oil ch... Read More

Why Wheel Balancing and Tire Rotation Save You Money on Tires

Shelby Township drivers want their tires to last as long as possible. Two ways to extend tire life are wheel balancing and tire rotation.When wheels are out of balance, they wobble and vibrate. That makes the tires wear in a cupping pattern. If a front wheel is out of balance you'll feel... Read More

Why Wheel Balancing and Tire Rotation Save You Money on Tires

Shelby Township drivers want their tires to last as long as possible. Two ways to extend tire life are wheel balancing and tire rotation.When wheels are out of balance, they wobble and vibrate. That makes the tires wear in a cupping pattern. If a front wheel is out of balance you'll feel... Read More

The Tuffy Shelby Car Care Tips Basic Guide To Synthetic Oil

Synthetic motor oil has been around for a long time, and more and more new vehicles are leaving factories with synthetic in their engines. But a lot of drivers don't really know much about it.Let's start with conventional oil – the kind folks are used to. Conventional oil is made up of naturally ... Read More

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