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Car Care Tips

Busted: The Maintenance-Free Myth in Clinton Township

There's a segment of the Clinton Township area population that's not committed to proper vehicle maintenance. Now, the ignition system in your vehicle is electronic and controlled by the engine management computer.... Read More

On Board Diagnostics for Clinton Township Motorists

Some Clinton Township vehicle owners wonder why Tuffy Clinton Township and other Clinton Township auto repair shops charge a fee for vehicle diagnostics. Receiving a diagnostic charge at Tuffy Clinton Township for a... Read More

STRAIGHT TALK ABOUT STEERING (Loose Steering)

Perhaps you've heard someone use the term "loose steering." And it's pretty much what it sounds like.  You turn the steering wheel and the vehicle's wheels don't seem to go exactly where you thought you were pointing them.  You have to constantly make steering adjustments.  Loose steering is slop... Read More

Cool Running in Clinton Township

Unless you live in Death Valley, you really don't hear much any more about cars overheating. That's because cooling systems in vehicles have been much improved. That doesn't mean you can't overheat your vehicle engi... Read More

THE IMPORTANCE OF VISIBILITY (Cleaning Vehicle Glass)

We've all been through it. The vehicle ahead of us kicks up mud, slush, snow or salt on our windshield and we can't see a thing.  And not being able to see a thing when we're driving?  Not a good thing. Debris on a vehicle's glass can be blinding when driving directly into the sun.  And other thi... Read More

Clean Fuel – Clean Performance for Clinton Township Drivers

Fuel filters clean the dirt, dust and debris out of your fuel. Both gasoline and diesel-powered engines have them. The fuel filter is located in the fuel line between the fuel tank and the vehicle engine.Clinton Tow... Read More

Maintenance on My Mind

Ask any Clinton Township man or woman if they've taken their vehicle in for preventive maintenance lately, and the answer may well be “no.” Surveys indicate that over 80% of vehicles on the road today are in need of some kind of repair or maintenance. Now, ask that same person why he hasn't taken... Read More

Tuffy Clinton Township Advice: Don't Overlook These 10 Automotive Services

Organization is the key to managing a busy life in Michigan. So setting up an annual calendar for vehicle care can keep Clinton Township residents on top of preventive maintenance. But you can't just write “oil change” every few months on the calendar. Modern vehicles have many systems that are v... Read More

Make Your Battery Last

Today's report from Tuffy Clinton Township is on vehicle batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be very unusual... Read More

Go Big or Go Home: Upsize Your Wheels at Tuffy Clinton Township

A lot of us Clinton Township drivers like our vehicles to reflect our personalities. We're picky about color and body style. We'll customize anything from floor mats to window tints to license plates. One popular wa... Read More

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