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Transmission Service at Tuffy Clinton Township in Clinton Township

Let's talk about transmission service. It can be easy for Clinton Township drivers to forget about getting their transmission serviced because it doesn't need it very often. It's easier for people in Michigan to remember to change the engine oil - you know, every 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. ... Read More

The Tuffy Clinton Township Guide to Caring for Your Transmission

Your browser does not support the video tag. Most vehicles have automatic transmissions, yet a lot of Clinton Township drivers only have a fuzzy understanding about what a transmission does. Think back to the last time you rode a bike in Clinton Township. You started out in a lower gear ... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Clinton Township: A Broken or Damaged Timing Belt

The timing belt rotates the cam shafts which open and close the valves that allow air, fuel, and exhaust to flow through the engine as it powers your car when you drive around Clinton Township.An old timing belt can lose a “tooth” in the belt allowing it to slip. The engine could stop or misfire.... Read More

It Pays to Take Care of Your Transmission at Tuffy Clinton Township

Your browser does not support the video tag. If you've been paying attention, you've noticed that vehicle engines are getting more and more powerful in Clinton Township. At the same time, they are getting better and better fuel economy. I've gotta tell 'ya, most of that's because of tech... Read More

A Cool and Smooth Transmission in Clinton Township

Your browser does not support the video tag. When it comes to preventive maintenance on our vehicles, most of us Clinton Township drivers remember to get our oil changed. But services that occur at longer intervals — like transmission service — sometimes get overlooked. Yet transmission ... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Clinton Township: Timing Belt Overview

In your engine, valves over each combustion chamber open to allow fresh air in, close during the combustion event, and then other valves open to let out the exhaust. All of this happens over and over thousands of times a minute when you are driving around Clinton Township. The timing belt’s impor... Read More

Gear Up: Transmission Service at Tuffy Clinton Township in Clinton Township

Your browser does not support the video tag. The transmission system in your vehicle allows you to change gears. Lower gears are power gears. They get your vehicle moving and get it up hills. Higher gears get the vehicle up to speed and get it rolling faster. If you have a standard transmis... Read More

Clinton Township Car Owners Ask: Why Do I Need to Change My Serpentine Belt?

Any Clinton Township driver who understands preventive maintenance knows that “if it ain't broke, don't fix it” is bad auto advice. Replacing a part before it breaks is much less for Clinton Township residents than repairing the engine damage that comes after a part breaks or fails. A good exampl... Read More

Timing Belt Service to Save Big Bucks in Clinton Township

Your browser does not support the video tag. Your engine is like a finely choreographed dance. All the parts have to work together. If the timing is off at the ballet, dancers crash into each other and fall down. It the timing is off in your engine, it may not run at all. One of the most in... Read More

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