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A Stitch in Time at Tuffy Clinton Township

You probably have heard that expression, "A stitch in time saves nine." In other words, if you fix an issue at its early stages, it will prevent a much more difficult problem later. That's certainly the case with your vehicle, and here's a true story to demonstrate it.A driver noticed his vehicl... Read More

Tuffy Clinton Township Guide to Using the Correct Fluids in Your Vehicle

Today's Tuffy Clinton Township post focuses on using coolant. If you pour in the wrong kind, it won't protect the cooling system and may even void the warranty. Check your vehicle owner's manual. Of course, your Tuffy Clinton Township service advisor will know the proper coolant for your vehicl... Read More

Michigan: What Is the Risk of High Oil Change Intervals?

Michigan residents may have heard that vehicles don't need their oil changed as often as they used to. That's true. But it's not the whole story.Owing to improved engine technology and higher oil quality, most newer vehicles can go longer between oil changes than their older counterparts.So what ... Read More

Procrastination Prevention in Clinton Township

Every one of us has a little procrastinator inside us. Some put off getting our teeth cleaned. Others put off answering our emails. Yet others put off calling friends and family (sorry, Uncle Joe). And there are those of us who put off getting our vehicle's service done, whether it's a repair or ... Read More

The Right Automotive Fluids for Clinton Township Drivers

All those automotive fluids can be confusing for Clinton Township drivers. Recent years have brought new grades of engine oil, types of transmission fluid, coolant and brake fluid. The right fluid protects your vehicle and helps it perform at its best. The wrong fluid won't work as well and could... 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 if you hadn't. Yo... Read More

Tuffy Clinton Township Alternator Replacement Service in Clinton Township

Your vehicle alternator doesn't get enough credit. Though your battery gets your engine started, after that – it's all about the alternator. Driving around Clinton Township is a lot of work for your alternator, and as upgrades such as heated steering wheels, cooled seats, stability contr... Read More

Tuffy Clinton Township Service Tip: Why Synthetic Oil Is Good For Your Vehicles

Hello Michigan! Today's vehicle care topic is: Synthetic Oil vs. Petroleum Based Oil. Synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. If you aren't currently using it, why not? Synthetic motor oil maximizes engine power and fuel economy. To see why, we'd need a microscope, so... Read More

Does My Choice in Oil Affect Change Intervals?

Oil changes are probably the most recognized service on a vehicle. Almost all Clinton Township residents know about them. But do we know enough?Several decades ago, oil changes were fairly standard: every three months or 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But recent advances in both engine ... Read More

How to Know When to Change Your Oil at Tuffy Clinton Township

Today in the Tuffy Clinton Township auto care blog, we're going to talk to Clinton Township drivers about oil change intervals. It seems that as engine technology advances, oil change intervals become longer for Tuffy Clinton Township customers. For example, recently four of the world's l... Read More

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