Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Clinton Township

May 30, 2021

Is your vehicle sometimes hard to start early in the morning? When you turn the key, does it hesitate or stutter? If so, the problem could be the result of a dirty fuel system. Your vehicle's fuel system starts with the air filter and ends in the top of your engine. Over time, different parts of ... More

Timing Belt

May 23, 2021

Ever heard the sad tale of a staggeringly steep repair bill from a broken timing belt? Bad news. Let's take a lesson from their woes and remember to think about our timing belt.First, let's review what a timing belt does. The top part of the engine over the cylinders is called the cylinder head.... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Clinton Township: Wiper Blade Options

May 16, 2021

Wiper blades are critically important to Clinton Township drivers for good driving visibility and safety. When its time to replace your wiper blades, there are a number of different wiper blade designs and grades. Clinton Township drivers should always use at least the design or grade that came w... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down Around Clinton Township

May 9, 2021

There's not much we can do about the price of gas in Clinton Township, Michigan, 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 acceler... More

What's in a Number? (What Tire Numbers Mean)

May 2, 2021

You've probably never paid much attention to the writing on the sides of your tires, but they contain a wealth of information. There's a long combination of letters and numbers that can tell you a whole lot about what tires your vehicle was designed to be riding on. Let's check out this example... More