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Cooling System Components

Video: Today we want to talk about a system in our vehicles – the cooling system. It's one of those things that Clinton Township auto owners don't give much thought to until it fails and then they're stranded by the side of a road in Michigan.Cooling systems fail more often than any other mechanical sy... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Clinton Township: Serpentine Belt System Wear

Video: The primary job of the serpentine belt for Clinton Township drivers is to provide important traction to spin the accessories. As the belt wears it loses some of its grip and the accessories may not spin at optimal speeds. For example, if your alternator doesn’t spin fast enough, the battery will ... Read More

Tuffy Clinton Township On Your Serpentine Belt

Video:   Today we're going to be talking about serpentine belts for our Clinton Township, Michigan, customers. Let's start by talking about the accessories that are driven by the serpentine belt. First is the alternator. That's the device that makes electricity to power the vehicle and recharge the bat... Read More

Maintaining Your Diesel in Clinton Township

Video: Diesel engines have been used extensively in Europe and Asia for many years. They haven't been as common in the Clinton Township area because of the high sulfur content in our diesel fuel. But the government is now mandating lower sulfur content and, as a result, we are going to see more Clinton... Read More

Wasteful Thinking

Video: With the weather getting colder, you might be tempted to start your vehicle up, let it idle for 15 or 20 minutes and then get in the nice, cozy cabin.  Some vehicles offer remote starting that let you do that from the comfort of your home or apartment.  But is letting your vehicle idle like that ... Read More

Does My Choice in Oil Affect Change Intervals?

Video: Oil changes are probably the most recognized service on a vehicle. Almost all Clinton Township residents know about them. But do we know enough?Several decades ago, oil changes were fairly standard: every three months or 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But recent advances in both engine technol... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning the Professional Way at Tuffy Clinton Township

Video: Your fuel system needs to be clean to do its job properly. When it gets dirty, the results are lower engine performance, reduced fuel economy and impaired safety. It can even lead to costly repair bills for Clinton Township drivers. So keep your fuel system clean as part of your routine preventiv... Read More

Economics of Maintenance for Clinton Township Auto Owners

Video: Buying a new car in Clinton 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 Clinton Township who've been used to driving a new car every three to five years may... Read More

Tuffy Clinton Township: Good Service and Good Fuel Economy

Video: Most Clinton Township auto owners want to save on gas and seek our advice on improving economy. At Tuffy Clinton Township, we are frequently asked, however, if it is really worth the extra effort. Just how much money can Clinton Township drivers actually save?In today's Tuffy Clinton Township ar... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Clinton Township: Tire Replacement Overview

Video: Tires are an expensive purchase, so knowing when tires should be replaced is important for Clinton Township drivers. Tires will just wear out with normal use. The depth of the tread on your tire determines how well it will stop, start and steer – especially in wet conditions. 4/32th of an inch (3... Read More

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