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Car Care Tips

February 2016

Can Car Scent Keep You Safe on Michigan Roads?

Here's a travel tip that'll I'll bet you didn't know, and, it might keep you safer...The average American commuter in Michigan spends two and a half hours daily in their car.The government says a hundred thousand auto accidents yearly are caused by drivers who fall asleep at the wheel. (Aggressiv... Read More

Clinton Township Customer Detective Work

One might say the most challenging part of being an automotive service technician at Tuffy Clinton Township in Clinton Township is diagnosing a problem before it can be fixed.Cars in Michigan are made up of a bunch of complex systems. There usually could be a number of reasons for any given sympt... Read More

The Fallacy of Cheap Tires

Do you ever shop for shoes in one of our Clinton Township area shoe stores?When buying a running shoe, is quality important?Does durability matter as long as the shoes look fabulous?Would you rather have one pair of long lasting shoes or two pair of lower quality shoes at the same price?Is the... Read More

Ethics of Automotive Repair in Clinton Township

We're going to be talking about the ethics of automotive repair. It seems like news outlets really like hit-and-run reporting; they hit everyone from groceries stores to retail to physicians. And the Clinton Township automotive service and repair industry hasn't been given a pass either.Unfort... Read More

The Harm In Skipping An Oil Change For Clinton Township Drivers

People in Clinton Township have been hearing a lot about higher oil change intervals these days. Maybe you're wondering: What are the key issues?Some new vehicle manufacturers are now recommending much higher oil change intervals than they have in the past. As much as 5,000 to 8,000 miles or m... Read More

Direct Fuel Injection Update From Tuffy Clinton Township

For those of you in Clinton Township, Michigan who pay attention to these things, you may have been hearing about the new direct injection engines and want to learn more about them. Some deliver the power of a V8 with the economy of a V6.For example, in one family of engines the conventional V... Read More

Diesel Maintenance for Michigan

At Tuffy Clinton Township we hear from a lot of people who are excited about the new diesel engines that will soon be available in passenger cars and SUV's. But our Michigan friends are often curious about the preventive maintenance requirements. People may not know that diesel engines have lo... Read More

Drive Defensively in Michigan

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 ... 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

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