The Tuffy Clinton Township Guide to Proper Fluids for Your Vehicle

July 26, 2022

The automotive professionals at Tuffy Clinton Township would like to give Clinton Township drivers an update on some of the things happening in automotive fluids. You know, vehicles are becoming more sophisticated every day. Fluids such as, oil, coolant and transmission fluid are becoming more ... More

Battery Basics for Clinton Township

July 8, 2022

It's important for Clinton Township drivers to know battery basics. First, let's talk about which is harder on a battery hot or cold Michigan weather. Most Clinton Township area drivers think it's cold weather because that's when we call on our batteries to have enough power to start a cold veh... More

The Tuffy Clinton Township Basic Guide To Synthetic Oil

March 28, 2021

Synthetic motor oil has been around for a long time, and more and more new vehicles are leaving factories with synthetic in their engines. But a lot of drivers don't really know much about it.Let's start with conventional oil the kind folks are used to. Conventional oil is made up of naturally o... More

A Stitch in Time at Tuffy Clinton Township

August 2, 2020

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... More

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

July 12, 2020

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... More

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

May 10, 2020

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 ... More

Procrastination Prevention in Clinton Township

May 3, 2020

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 ... More

The Right Automotive Fluids for Clinton Township Drivers

April 19, 2020

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... More

Make Your Battery Last

August 25, 2019

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. You may be surprised to learn that only 30 percent of Clinton Tow... More

Tuffy Clinton Township Alternator Replacement Service in Clinton Township

July 15, 2018

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 control and ... More