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Drive Defensively in Michigan

Car care is part of auto safety in Clinton Township. But the most important thing we can do to improve safety on Michigan roads is to drive safely.Defensive driving begins with the proper attitude. Have in mind that you won't let anyone take your safety away from you. You'll be aware of your su... Read More

Time Out: Suspension Problems in Clinton Township

Your vehicle's suspension system has two jobs: to prevent the passengers from getting tossed around inside the vehicle every time it hits a bump in the road and to keep the tires firmly planted on the road around every corner and over every bump.To see your suspension system, you'll have to lo... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Clinton Township: Rotor Problems

The brake rotor, or disc, is attached to your wheel. The brake pads rub on the rotor to slow your car when you are driving in Clinton Township.Rotors can warp, crack or become misaligned. They can also be damaged by worn out brake pads that scratch grooves into the surface. These conditions resul... Read More

Fuel Injection: It Keeps Getting Better for Clinton Township Drivers

Clinton Township residents know that engines need to burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your vehicle engine where it is squirted—or injected—into your engine's cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injectors.There are two ways to inject fuel into an engine. Fuel n... Read More

Fuel Injector Cleaning At Tuffy Clinton Township

In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your vehicle engine. Your engine control computer tells the fuel injector how much fuel to deliver as well as the precise time it should be delivered. Of course this happens thousands of times a minute in every single fuel... Read More

Below 45 Degrees in Clinton Township: Consider Winter Tires

Remember snow tires? They were basically just regular tires with big, knobby lugs to get them through deep snow. They were loud and rode hard, and Clinton Township drivers couldn’t wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for "all-season" radials. Mich... Read More

Transmission Service at Tuffy Clinton Township in Clinton Township

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 Michigan auto owners to remember to change the engine oil - you know, every 3,000 miles or 5... Read More

Tuffy Clinton Township Maintenance Tips: The Belt Goes On

Today's Tuffy Clinton Township auto maintenance article focuses on your serpentine belt. Your serpentine belt is a long belt that’s driven by your engine. It winds around several accessories that power essential automotive systems. Let’s go over them. First, the serpentine belt driv... Read More

Tuffy Clinton Township Auto Maintenance Videos: Brake Noise

Your brake pads are the vital parts that rub against the rotor (or disc) to slow and stop your vehicle. They eventually wear down. When your pads are worn too much, they won’t stop your vehicle as well. When the friction material is worn away, metal parts of the pad are exposed and you’ll hear ... Read More

Transmission Care In Clinton Township Michigan

Call Tuffy Clinton Township to make an appointment to check your transmission in Clinton Township. 19535 15 Mile Rd Clinton Township, Michigan 48035 586-792-6660 Do you have any plans around Clinton Township Michigan for the weekend? Maybe you and some friends and are taking the boa... Read More

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