Severe Service Requirements

July 18, 2022

A lot of Clinton Township drivers have asked whether or not they should use their severe service maintenance schedule, which is listed in their vehicle's owner's manual. It can be somewhat confusing, so we decided to consult an expert. Cricket Killingsworth is from QMI/Heartland, a manufacture... More

Another Couple of Years: Making Your Vehicle Last With Help From Tuffy Clinton Township

July 7, 2022

A while back, the Cash for Clunkers program was all over the Michigan news. Clinton Township people could trade in their old vehicle for a new one that got better gas mileage and receive a government rebate. A lot of Clinton Township motorists had so-called clunkers that they wanted to keep. The... More

Keeping Your Car Young in Clinton Township

May 1, 2022

As Clinton Township consumers, we live in a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away.New stuff comes out so fast in Michigan, and much of it is fairly cheap, so we just toss the old and move on. It seems like when we were kids our parents were real sticklers about taking care ... More

Hold the Oil! (Oil Pan Gasket Replacement)

December 12, 2021

You've likely heard how important oil is to your vehicle's engine. Did you know that there's one part that's responsible for holding that oil so you can use it every day? It's called the oil pan, and it sits at the bottom of the engine. The oil pan is a vital, though simple, part of your engine's... More

Fall and Spring Inspection at Tuffy Clinton Township

August 16, 2020

Good vehicle care for us Clinton Township residents has always meant taking our vehicles in every spring and fall for a check-up. Vehicles needed routine maintenance to prepare them for the changes in weather. Today's vehicles aren't quite as sensitive to seasonal changes. Older vehicles required... More

Tuffy Clinton Township: Why Replace Your Engine Air Filter?

June 14, 2020

Just as our bodies need clean air to function properly, your vehicle engine needs clean air to operate efficiently. Let's go egghead for a minute. For every gallon of gas we burn driving on Clinton Township streets, 20 pounds of carbon dioxide comes out the tailpipe. Question: how can a gallon o... More

Technician Training at Tuffy Clinton Township

March 29, 2020

Your vehicle is important to you, and keeping it running properly is important to your lifestyle. That's why you're smart enough to have it serviced regularly at Tuffy Clinton Township in Clinton Township. And even though it may just be routine maintenance, you want it done right by automotive p... More

Which Item Is Most Stolen from Vehicles in Clinton Township?

March 22, 2020

Which item is most often stolen from vehicles in Clinton Township?Is it: Stereo Wheels Air Bag DVD System Well, if you said stereo you used to be right. But airbags have now surpassed stereos as the biggest target for theft in Michigan approximately 50,000 a year are stolen across the count... More

Budget for Maintenance in Clinton Township

January 19, 2020

Sometimes busy Clinton Township residents dream about going back to the simpler days of our grandparents. But if you could travel back in time and take a road trip around Michigan in a Model T, you might change your mind. The improved designs and quality of today's automobiles have significantly ... More

The Maintenance Free Myth

December 1, 2019

Sometimes we hear people in Clinton Township say, "What's up with all this maintenance stuff? Modern cars just don't break down." While it is true that today's vehicles are extremely reliable, they are also becoming increasingly complicated and use more exotic materials than ever before. All tha... More