Regular Schedule or Severe Service Schedule at Tuffy Clinton Township?

April 21, 2024

Today's Tuffy Clinton Township article focuses on severe service maintenance. Many Clinton Township drivers are not aware of them and yet there are also very vocal advocates in MI who think that severe service schedules apply to everyone. Somewhere between a complete lack of awareness and the di... More

Save Fuel by Watching Your Weight

April 14, 2024

Most Clinton Township drivers are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. MI folks want to save the environment and our pocketbooks.And we Clinton Township drivers all know or should know that preventive maintenance will help maintain maximum fuel efficiency. But is there so... More

How to Radiate Cool (Radiator Care)

April 7, 2024

There's nothing that radiates cool like a vehicle radiator that's helping to keep your engine running at the proper temperature. You don't have to baby it, but you can't simply ignore it, either. Let's take a quick dive under the hood to let you know what the radiator is doing. It takes the he... More

Transmission Service at Tuffy Clinton Township in Clinton Township

March 31, 2024

Let's talk about transmission service. It can be easy for Clinton Township drivers to forget about getting their transmission serviced because it doesn't need it very often. It's easier for people in MI to remember to change the engine oil - you know, every 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But pr... More

Timing Belt Replacement in Clinton Township

March 25, 2024

Today we want to talk to Clinton Township drivers about timing belts. They're something that many drivers don't know much about and yet your vehicle won't run if it's broken and it could cause many thousands of dollars damage if it does break. A broken timing belt is usually a tale of woe. Even... More

Keeping Your Cool (Coolant System)

March 17, 2024

No matter what the weather is like outside, your internal combustion engine expects to keep its cool all the time, even when it's really cold. That's because engines create the power that moves you to your destination by a series of tiny explosions of a fuel and air mixture. In turn, that genera... More

Which Item Is Most Stolen from Vehicles in Clinton Township?

March 10, 2024

Which item is most often stolen from vehicles in Clinton Township?Is it: Stereo Wheels Air Bag DVD System Well, if you said stereo you used to be right. But airbags have now surpassed stereos as the biggest target for theft in MI approximately 50,000 a year are stolen across the country. Ne... More

Coolant Service at Tuffy Clinton Township

March 3, 2024

Clinton Township residents' vehicles have to operate in a wide range of MI temperatures which requires the engine coolant to be able to perform 'no matter what.' Think for a moment about the environment where the coolant does its thing. Very hot, high pressure, corrosive...And all the while, it ... More

The Vivacious Vernal Vehicle (Preparing Vehicle for Spring)

February 25, 2024

Most of us look forward to spring because the days are longer, the weather's warmer and we can finally get our vehicles into warm weather mode. Here are a few things that will breathe fresh energy into anyone's car, SUV, truck or van. First thing is a good cleaning, especially underneath. If you... More

TPMS: Tire Pressure Monitoring for Your Clinton Township Vehicle

February 18, 2024

Clinton Township drivers may know that all 2008 model year and newer cars, mini-vans and light trucks in MI come with a tire pressure monitoring system. Many slightly older vehicles around the Clinton Township area have these systems as well. A tire pressure monitoring system called TPMS consi... More