A "Mounting" Problem (Motor Mounts)

December 3, 2023

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

Odometer Rollback on Your Clinton Township, MI Vehicle

November 26, 2023

How do Clinton Township drivers know if an odometer is telling the truth?Well, back in '86, Congress passed the Truth-in-Mileage Act to protect MI consumers against mileage fraud. It says a MI seller must certify the mileage reported is the actual mileage.To have your odometer checked in Clinto... More

Clinton Township Drivers: Get Fresh Air Inside Your Car

November 19, 2023

Let's talk about air quality in Clinton Township. It's a global issue, but affects us wherever we are. Many decades ago, Clinton Township drivers began to become aware of how air pollution negatively affects health. But what about the air inside your vehicle?Now, it's only been in the last few ye... More

Visibility Disaster! (Windshield Washer Pump Replacement)

November 12, 2023

Let's say you live in a cold climate where the snowy, icy weather challenges you to clear the salt and debris tossed up on your windshield. You push your windshield washer switch expecting a good stream of fluid so the blades can wipe the glass clean. Yet nothing comes out. Nada, zip. What's g... More

What's up with Diesels in Clinton Township?

November 5, 2023

Would you be surprised to learn that about half of the passenger cars in Europe have diesel engines? You might also be surprised to learn that most manufacturers produce a variety of diesel-fueled cars for purchase abroad.Diesel-fueled vehicles haven't been as popular in the North American marke... More

I Can See Clearly (Wiper Blade Replacement)

October 29, 2023

Warm weather can bring severe storms, and when the rain is coming down hard, that's one time you really need to be able to see as clearly as possible out your windshield. Having wiper blades that are fit for the job are important to maintain that safe view. Maybe you live in a climate where you ... More

3 Winter Windshield Tips (Care of Windshield)

October 22, 2023

Cold weather can present some real challenges when it comes to your vehicle's windshield. Think of it. Your windshield is your window to the world when you're driving, and clear visibility is extraordinarily important for safe travels. So here are 3 tips to ensure that your windshield can do it... More

Keep Your Cool in Clinton Township

October 15, 2023

Clinton Township drivers rely on their vehicle's coolant system to keep their engine cool. Coolant (also called antifreeze) mixed with water flows through your vehicle engine and absorbs heat. The mixture then flows out to the radiator where it's cooled by air flowing over the radiator. From the... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down Around Clinton Township

October 8, 2023

There's not much we can do about the price of gas in Clinton Township, MI, but we do quite a bit about how much we use as we're driving on our Clinton Township streets.Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy.The first thing we can do is watch the 'go-pedal.' Hard acceleration ... More

Change Your Wiper Blades Twice Yearly at Tuffy Clinton Township

October 1, 2023

Because 90% of our driving decisions are based on visual information, unobscured vision is paramount. Which brings us to the topic of today's Tuffy Clinton Township article: wiper blades. While this isn't the most exciting automotive subject, it's important. You wouldn't drive at night in Clinton... More