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Good Timing: Proper Timing Belt Replacement Saves Money for Clinton Township Drivers

Knowing how their engine works can help Clinton Township drivers make informed decisions about auto care and prevent repairs to their vehicles. This is especially true when it comes to timing belts.An engine's power is generated in the cylinders. Inside the cylinder is a piston that moves up and... Read More

Transmission Care in Clinton Township, Michigan

Do you have any plans around Clinton Township, Michigan, for the weekend? Maybe you and some friends are taking the boat up to the lake. Maybe you'll be having a lot of fun water skiing and doing a little fishing.You got the boat all ready. It's all gassed up. You packed lots of snacks and the c... Read More

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

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 and shifted to higher gears as you went faster... 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

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 technological advances in transmissions. To get a ... Read More

A Cool and Smooth Transmission in Clinton Township

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 service is part of car care. A poorly maintain... 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

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 transmission, then you have to do the work of shifting g... 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

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