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What Is a Differential and Do You Have One?

With front-wheel drive being so common these days in Clinton Township, Michigan, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Clinton Township drivers don't even have to think about it. And rear-wheel drive differentials don't need to be serviced for years, so it... Read More

What to Do in Case of an Accident in Clinton Township

Screeching tires, crunching metal it's an accident! If you've ever been in a car accident in Clinton Township, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what Clinton Township drivers should do in case of an accident:When an ... Read More

Protecting Your Vehicle from Theft in Clinton Township, Michigan

Every car in Clinton Township, Michigan, is at risk for theft. So it's up to us to make our cars a less appealing target and more of a challenge – hopefully sending potential thieves to look elsewhere.The National Insurance Crime Bureau recommends a layered approach to protecting vehicles:... Read More

Considering an Alternative Fuel Vehicle in Clinton Township?

There is a clear and vocal demand in Clinton Township and nationally for a reduction in air pollution and our dependence on fossil fuels. This is what is driving the Michigan market for alternative fuel vehicles. There are a number of these vehicles on Clinton Township area roads today, a... Read More

Time for Differential Service at Tuffy Clinton Township?

Hello Clinton Township - let's talk differentials. If you have a rear-wheel drive vehicle, your differential is on the back axle. With front-wheel drive cars, the differential is up front. All-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive vehicles have three differentials - front, rear and in the middle.... Read More

Lease or Buy?

Lease? Or buy? These are the options for Clinton Township drivers. It's always a tough question for auto owners, but here is some info that'll help you make an informed decision.If you buy, you'll pay the full cost of the vehicle, maybe an initial down payment, monthly payments on the bala... Read More

Drive Train - What You Need to Know in Clinton Township

One Clinton Township automotive service issue that doesn't get much attention is driveline service. Drivelines don't get talked about very much around Clinton Township, but they're very . First let's define what the driveline is:Taking a small step back, the power plant is comprised of the... Read More

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

Viva la Differential At Tuffy Clinton Township In Clinton Township

There are a lot of Clinton Township people who are due for a differential service, but had never heard of a differential before. With front-wheel drive being so common in Michigan these days, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most... Read More

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